Beyond Metal: What it Means to Our Customers

Beyond Metal Part 2 Our customers are the focus of our business. Without you we would mindlessly process sheet metal to let it sit on the floor. It’s true, without you we simply wouldn’t exist. It is because of you that we believe in going Beyond Metal in everything we do. By providing you with […]

Stainless Steel: How it is Made

Today we are taking a turn from carbon to discuss stainless steel. This type of steel is widely used. Chances are you own at least a few appliances that are made of stainless. I know my refrigerator is. Stainless steel comes in many different types. At Metalwest we supply two main types of stainless-Austenitic and […]

Our Core Values: It’s Who We Are

Values. They mean different things to different people. To us, they mean more than words on a placard in our lobbies. Our core values reflect our company, our employees, and our customers. As a company, our core values are the heart of everything we do. To our employees, value means contribution and commitment to our […]

Cold Rolled Steel: What it is Used For

Uses for Cold Rolled Steel When it comes to appearance cold rolled steel has a cleaner surface finish than hot rolled. However, it is also much more basic and is often painted to enhance the overall look. Metal Furniture Cold rolled can be used for many applications. One of the most common is metal furniture, […]

Beyond Metal: What it Means to Us

Beyond Metal Part 1 You might see us using this tag line from time to time, but do you know what it really means? At Metalwest our product focus is flat roll, but our true focus is our customers. To us, Beyond Metal means going the extra mile to ensure our customers succeed. We don’t […]

Cold Rolled: How it is Made

We recently discussed how hot rolled steel is made. Now it only makes sense we talk about cold rolled. Cold rolled is the next step along the line of flat-rolled steel products. The process starts with hot rolled P&O. Hot rolled is processed to a final thickness that is heavier than most sheet products. A […]