Do you know about the thyssenkrupp Copper and Brass Sales customer portal? We surveyed our metal supply customers all over North America about their needs and requirements for ordering metal and listened to them. From their input, we developed an online system that helps our customers that purchase metal services for their businesses on their... Continue Reading →
The Copper and Brass Sales Operations team has completed their move to a larger, state-of-the-art facility in South Bend, Indiana. In December of 2018, a strategic process was started to move material and processing equipment to the new location. The new building is now recognized as a premiere plate processing destination for thyssenkrupp in North... Continue Reading →
Did you know that copper has been in use at least 10,000 years? As with many natural resources, the total amount of copper on Earth is vast (around 1014 tons just in the top kilometer of Earth’s crust, or about 5 million years worth at the current rate of extraction). However, only a tiny fraction... Continue Reading →
Did you know that we supply materials for commercial industries like automotive, electrical and building products? In this week's blog entry, Rob Carlson, North American Sales Manager of Red Metal Strip of Copper and Brass Sales, talks about products and services that thyssenkrupp Materials offers in North America for red metal strip processing.
Stainless steel came into being in the early 20th Century because of an urgent need for better materials. Chemical processing, oil refining, and other new manufacturing activities of the time were quickly surpassing the performance barriers imposed by conventional engineering materials. English metallurgist, Harry Brearley, is considered to be the creator of stainless steel. In... Continue Reading →