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Steel Smuggling Ruining Steel Angle Market

When I think of the steel industry, I do not associate it with illegal activities and high-crime, yet that is the case for some steel factories around the world. Right now, the steel angles market is facing trouble due to the smuggling of steel angle products into the market and across borders. Some steel angle manufacturers estimate that about 50 percent of the steel angles market is eaten up by smugglers and sub-par products. Over 600 tons of uncertified and counterfeit steel products were uncovered by the PNP Intelligence Group and Department of Trade and Industry. The estimated amount of lost revenue due to counterfeit steel is over 500 million dollars. Continue reading

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4 Types of Aluminum Angles

Aluminum angles are a sharp angle made from aluminum metal. The angle itself varies on the type of bend created by the manufacturer. Each type of metal bend has its own uses in a variety of industries, including construction, automotive manufacturing, and parts manufacturing. Most aluminum angles are named after letters, while a few others have a different naming system based on their finished shape. The following is a list of some of the most common forms of angles made from aluminum: Continue reading

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Finding High Quality Steel Angles

Did you know that not all angled steel products qualify as an official steel angle? Not every steel manufacturer is capable of producing certified steel angle products. This is a concern for many companies that manufacturer frames, rails, braces, building supports, truck beds, racks, and other products that require the use of a steel angle in the design of the product. Continue reading

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IQS Newsroom Featured Profile: Johnson Bros. Metal Forming Co.

Hard work and dedication are what set the foundation for Johnson Brothers Metal Forming Company and their place in the roll forming industry. Although they started as a garage company with a single machine by a pair of brothers, Edwin and Harold, they have grown to a company with over twenty roll forming machines and a staff of over forty employees that has been able to deliver products to every state in the continental United States as well as Canada, Mexico and parts of Europe. When it comes to roll forming not only are they the leading experts, but they are a company willing to go the distance from concept to completion, to make sure every one of their customers needs are perfectly satisfied. Continue reading

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