Metal Blog

Get the low-down on all things metal. From choosing the right metal grade to the differences between metal types, our blog has you covered.

What are the Differences Between Hole Punching, Notching and Drilling?

When plate and sheet is formed at the mill, it is usually just beginning its fabrication journey.

Metal Supermarkets Sparks Student Interest in Welding

A projected 400 jobs will be added in the welding industry in Indiana by 2020, and schools are working to ensure students are trained and prepared to enter the workforce.

Metal Supermarkets Now Open in St.Louis, MO

St Louis, Missouri – (June 17, 2019) – Metal Supermarkets, the world’s largest supplier of small-quantity metals, will open its newest store at 9427 Dielman Rock Island Industrial Drive in St.

Metal Supermarkets Franchisee Donates to Welding Class

Jesse Johnson, franchisee of Metal Supermarkets Indianapolis (East), has been donating scrap metal to local schools for five years now.

Georgia Loses 14,900 Job In April

Jobs have been declining at a rapid pace in Atlanta, Georgia, losing 14,900 jobs in April 2019, according to the Department of Labor.

What is a Ferrous Metal?

There are many different categories into which metals can be placed.

Skilled Worker Shortage

The skilled workers industry is suffering as an increasing number young adults are pursing four-year college degrees.

Metal Supermarkets Partners with Trade Colleges

Tampa, Florida is experiencing a rapid decline in welders, with the American Welding Society predicting a nation-wide shortage of more than 450,000 skilled welding professionals by 2022.