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.

Metal Supermarkets Expands to Northeast Ohio

Premier North American Metal Solutions Franchise Opens First Store in Cleveland Market Cleveland, Ohio – (January 20, 2020) — Metal Supermarkets, the world’s largest supplier of small-quantity metals, will open its newest store at 5399 Lancaster Drive, Suite #9, Brooklyn Heights, Ohio on Monday, January 20th.

What is Metal Aging?

Metal aging is one of the most common ways to alter the properties of a metal alloy.

Comparing Service Industry Jobs to Trade Jobs

"There are so many capable people in the Kent, Washington area and good votech (vocational technical) trade schools, but we have so many people who are always on the hunt for qualified workers.

Metal Supermarkets Provides Training for and Hires Recent Trade School Graduates

A survey conducted by Metal Supermarkets revealed that over half of young adults said they've never considered going to trade school.

Metal Supermarkets Stresses the Need for Skilled Trades People

Patrick O’Toole of Metal Supermarkets Vaughan gets interviewed on Rogers TV's #BrantLife to discuss a recent survey conducted by Metal Supermarkets which addresses young adults' perceptions of trade school.

What is Metal Fatigue?

Metal fatigue is one of the subtlest types of metal failures, and one of the most dangerous.

The Difference Between Overheating and Burning a Metal

Using a metal material when creating a new product or structure comes with a host of benefits: high strength, ductility, toughness, ability to withstand the environments, and many others.

Ending the Stigma Behind Trade Schools and Jobs

"Half of students coming out of high school aren't even aware of trade programs at all," says Franchisee of Metal Supermarkets Rockford Nick Voigt.