1001, 2019

A Brief History of the Mexican Steel Industry

January 10th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

A Brief History of the Mexican Steel Industry The Metal Industry in Mexico currently employs 38% of all industry workers, making it among the most important sources of employment in the country. More specifically, [...]

3012, 2018

Global Tooling Resources Offers Automotive Stamping Die Solutions

December 30th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

National Material of Mexico is part of the National Material L.P (NMLP) family of companies, and our partnership with Global Tooling Resources (GTR) offers value to our friends and customers in the automotive industry [...]

1212, 2018

National Material of Mexico Utilizes Red Bud’s Steel Slitting Line For Ultra High-Tensile Materials

December 12th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

Luis Villaseñor, Director of Operations for National Material of Mexico, on NMM’s Red Bud steel slitting line which incorporates precision large arbor technology that was specially designed to address the unique demands of [...]

2811, 2018

The Creation and Life of an Advanced High-Strength Steel

November 28th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Advanced high-strength steels (AHSS) are complex materials that are revolutionizing the auto industry. Each step of the process – the various microstructures and chemical compositions – are a result of a carefully controlled heating [...]

1611, 2018

Equipment Spotlight: Utilization of the Lankhorst Roll-Stop System

November 16th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

Steel manufacturing is a BIG job producing a very large, heavy final product. Many protocols are taken to ensure the safety of the factory workers including the use of the Lankhorst roll-stop system. This [...]

1810, 2018

Steel and the Heavy Truck Manufacturing Industry in Mexico

October 18th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

Just during 2017 alone, Mexico was able to increase its heavy truck exports by 7.6% with 90% of these heading to the United States. This is likely because many vehicle and heavy truck manufacturers [...]

308, 2018

Global Demand for Steel Forecast to Increase

August 3rd, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

Demand from emerging markets means that demand for steel has increased in 2018 and will continue to do so in 2019. This comes after a couple of years of volatility and contraction, with 2017 [...]

1307, 2018

Steel Service Center Spotlight: NMM Hermosillo Location

July 13th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

Designed as an automotive assembly facility, NMC's Hermosillo, Sonora plant is amongst the newest steel service centers in the National Material family, making it a strong supporting force alongside the recent expansion of National Material’s [...]