Blog 2018-02-28T22:12:53+00:00


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 [...]

1306, 2018

Is Faster Better in The Steel Service Industry?

June 13th, 2018|Tags: , |

Rigorous competition in the steel service industry is creating an environment where steel manufacturers are feeling the pressure to fast-track processes to provide the fastest steel services to their clients. This is especially true [...]

1604, 2018

NMM Partner Corefficient Provides Value to the (Transformer) Core

April 16th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Did you know that National Material of Mexico is part of the National Material L.P (NMLP) family of companies? The National Material group of industrial businesses have a long history of quality and service [...]

2103, 2018

National Material of Mexico Expansion Open-House Event Recap

March 21st, 2018|Tags: , , |

In early 2017, steel service center National Material of Mexico began a game-changing expansion of their Monterey, MX facilities. According to Carl Grobien, Vice President and General Manager, “To meet the demands of [...]

703, 2018

Steel Service Spotlight: Red Bud Slitting Line

March 7th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Last November, National Material of Mexico, a Mexico-based automotive-focused steel service center unveiled a major expansion of its Monterrey facility.    An open house event was held for customers, suppliers, and government leaders that [...]