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 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.

Metal Supermarkets Supports Welding Students

Recognizing the shrinking number of trade laborers entering the workforce, Mark Hoenen has taken initiative by hiring high school students to help out at his Metal Supermarkets franchise in Victoria, British Columbia.

Metal Supermarkets Assists In Construction of Therapy Centers for Children’s Hospitals

When you get the opportunity to help make a difference in the lives of children who are terminally ill, you make sure to put your heart and soul into helping.

What are the Differences Between 6061 and 7075 Aluminum?

When it comes to structural metal fabrication, perhaps only one metal gets anywhere near the attention given to steel, and that is aluminum.