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 is Decarburization?

Carbon content variations have a pronounced effect on steel; apart from the obvious chemical changes that occur as carbon content changes, there are also important changes to the mechanical properties of a steel as well.

What is a Press Brake?

One of the benefits of many types of metals is the fact that they are relatively ductile; ductility ensures that metals bend before they break.

Metal Supermarkets Enters The Hackensack Market

Will Be Third Store in New Jersey for Premier North American Metal Solutions Franchise Hackensack, NJ – (March 2, 2020) — Metal Supermarkets, the world’s largest supplier of small-quantity metals, will open its newest store at 8080 Hobart Street in Hackensack, New Jersey on Monday, March 2nd.

Metal Supermarkets Eager to Raise Awareness of the Benefits of Trade Schools and Careers

Stephen Schober, President and CEO of Metal Supermarkets weighs in on the survey conducted a few months ago by Metal Supermarkets, on young adults' (aged 18-24) perceptions and knowledge of attending trade schools.

Metal Supermarkets Franchisee Donates Metal to Local Schools for Students to Gain Job Experience

High school students are faced with the tough decision of whether to attend trade school, giving them a high chance of getting a job straight out of school, or attending a four year college program which comes with a high cost.

Metal Supermarkets Expands to Rhode Island

Premier North American Metal Solutions Franchise Opens First Store in the State Warwick, RI – (February 24, 2020) — Metal Supermarkets, the world’s largest supplier of small quantity metals, will open its newest store at 177 Chestnut Street in Warwick, Rhode Island on Monday, January 24.

What is CNC Machining?

Machining is an important part of many manufacturing operations; when performed manually, it takes a high degree of skill and a lot of time.

Metal Supermarkets Indianapolis (West) Gets Showcased on FOX59 News

Jesse Johnson, Franchisee of the newly opened Metal Supermarkets Indianapolis (West) was interviewed on FOX59 News.