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Top 5 Steel Producing Countries Revealed.

Posted on January 3, 2020 by Texas Iron & Metal
Steel is a crucial material across countless industries — from construction and automotive to energy and manufacturing. The alloy made of iron and carbon (and sometimes other elements) is used to create the places where we live and work, the cars, trucks, buses and trains that help us get around and the appliances we rely… Read more »

Ringing in the New Year with Steel.

Posted on January 3, 2020 by Texas Iron & Metal
Many celebrate New Year’s Eve with family and friends, bidding farewell to the past year while welcoming the exciting prospects of the coming one. You might have counted down the Times Square ball drop in New York City or watched fireworks light up the sky, but did you know that steel played an important role… Read more »

A Year’s Worth of Recycling.

Posted on December 9, 2019 by Texas Iron & Metal
You may know that steel is infinitely recyclable, but just how much is actually reused? According to the American Iron & Steel Institute, more than 70 million tons of domestic steel scrap is sent into furnaces during the production of new steel each year. Recyclability has helped grow the industry, and by using scrap to… Read more »

Top Reasons to Work with a Quality Angle Iron Supplier

Posted on November 7, 2019 by Texas Iron & Metal
When your project requires angle iron, you need a reliable steel supplier with a deep inventory. Although there are many options out there, depending on a well-known Houston steel and pipe supplier can make a difference when it comes to project success. Here’s the top three reasons to work with a trusted Houston supplier to… Read more »

Texas Iron & Metal Expands On-Site Fabrication Services.

Posted on October 17, 2019 by Texas Iron & Metal
Wouldn’t it be nice to purchase your prime and surplus steel and pipe at the same location you have it processed? Well, now you can! Texas Iron & Metal’s recently expanded fabrication services helps you save time and money. What are the new services and how can they meet your needs? At this time, four… Read more »

Games on the Gridiron Made Possible by Steel.

Posted on September 25, 2019 by Texas Iron & Metal
Steel stadiums have long made it possible for football games to be enjoyed by thousands of spectators. As we head into the heart of football season in America, take in these fun facts about some of the world’s most impressive steel stadiums. Heinz Field This 12,000-ton steel-reinforced construction packs in nearly 70,000 fans. While other… Read more »

Don’t Know What to do with Your Excess Material or Equipment?

Posted on August 1, 2019 by Texas Iron & Metal
Whether you want to avoid a large tax bill, want to free up space at your location or bring in needed money, selling your excess material and equipment might be the right choice for you. Texas Iron & Metal has been purchasing and selling steel and other industrial material and products for decades, which means… Read more »

Fireworks Wouldn’t be Possible without Steel.

Posted on July 9, 2019 by Texas Iron & Metal
As you looked up into the sky on Independence Day and saw the beautiful fireworks display, did you think about how fireworks are made? Did you know steel actually plays an important role in their creation? In fact, the same elements that can be found in steel also make up fireworks. First made in China over 1,000 years… Read more »

Steel Beautifies Houston.

Posted on May 9, 2019 by Texas Iron & Metal
With a vibrant, diverse community, the City of Houston has a goal to “expand the opportunities for citizens to enjoy art in public spaces,” according to the City of Houston’s website. Doing just that, Houstonians and visitors alike can enjoy artwork without having to even enter a museum. Just take a walk around some of… Read more »

Test Yourself: Do You Know Common Steel Industry Terminology?

Posted on April 15, 2019 by Texas Iron & Metal
While you know Texas Iron & Metal is your go-to source for prime and Less-Than-Prime© (LTP©) material, did you know we are also an authority on all things steel and pipe? Our knowledgeable team has helped countless customers select the right type of material for their job ęź· saving them time and money. We’re more… Read more »

Is Surplus Steel Right for my Project?

Posted on April 2, 2019 by Texas Iron & Metal
If you are starting a project that requires steel or pipe, you’re probably searching for high quality products at the best price available. Along your search, you may have heard of surplus steel and pipe. Aren’t familiar with it? Surplus is a category of metal products that usually come from business closures, project changes, miscut… Read more »

Steel Facts that Might Surprise You.

Posted on April 1, 2019 by Texas Iron & Metal
Steel is commonly used for the infrastructure of our country, including the construction of railroads, buildings, bridges and stadiums. It is also relied on daily for automobiles and appliances. But we’ll bet you haven’t heard of some of these interesting facts about the material that is so widely used today. The Material • Steel is… Read more »

Steel Industry Growing while Reducing Energy Usage

Posted on March 4, 2019 by Texas Iron & Metal
Technological advancements have reduced the energy usage required to produce steel, making it cost less to produce and purchase. However, the steel industry hasn’t stopped evolving. Innovative technologies and policies are being used that make the industry more efficient and sustainable, including new heat recovery systems, air cleaning equipment and promoting the recyclability of steel…. Read more »

New Year’s Surplus Steel Resolution You Can Stick With.

Posted on February 13, 2019 by Texas Iron & Metal
It’s over a month into the new year, and according to Business Insider, that means nearly 80% of new year’s resolutions have failed by now. But don’t worry if that has happened to you, because Texas Iron & Metal has a resolution you can stick with all year long. As you may already know, Texas… Read more »

The Impact of Steel on the Houston Rodeo

Posted on January 18, 2019 by Texas Iron & Metal
February kicks off the world’s largest live entertainment and livestock exhibition, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. And without steel and pipe, this Houston attraction wouldn’t be the same. From the stage and stadium to the animal enclosures and gates, all rodeo patrons see first-hand how steel and pipe is the star of the show…. Read more »

New Year. New (& Surplus) Steel.

Posted on January 7, 2019 by Texas Iron & Metal
As a new year begins, we’d like to take a moment to thank our valued customers for their loyalty, trust and partnership last year. We’d also like to share how excited we are to serve you during 2019. As you are probably aware, Texas Iron & Metal offers an extensive selection of both Prime and… Read more »

Trimming the Tree with Steel from Texas Iron & Metal

Posted on December 20, 2018 by Texas Iron & Metal
Although we help clients with their steel and pipe purchases, the Texas Iron & Metal team doesn’t always get to see the final product. However, in this case, all of Houston had the opportunity to enjoy the holiday cheer created by Staging Solutions and their tree made entirely of steel. This 20-foot tree was made… Read more »

We Want Your Excess Inventory!

Posted on December 6, 2018 by Texas Iron & Metal
Whether you want to avoid a large tax bill, to free up space at your location or bring in needed funds, sell Texas Iron & Metal your excess inventory of steel, pipe and industrial equipment. We keep our customers’ information confidential and handle all purchases with discretion. With it being the end of the year,… Read more »

Christmas Trees Symbolize More than Just the Holidays.

Posted on November 8, 2018 by Texas Iron & Metal
Topping out is a popular custom in the steel construction industry, a practice that dates back to Scandinavian and Native American cultures. Although the exact history isn’t specific, topping out signals that the highest steel piece is going into place and that the structure is as high as it was planned to be. You may… Read more »

Texas Iron & Metal is temporarily omitting pricing from our website while we await government decisions regarding tariffs on all imported steel. Any pricing on the site should be disregarded. Call one of our knowledgeable salespeople at 713.672.7595 for current pricing and continued great deals.

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