Metal Industry

4 Trends Impacting the Metals Industry

3D printing is here to stay. 3D-printed parts give manufacturers an unprecedented degree of flexibility in their plant maintenance regimes. In 2018, more plant managers say they plan to invest in on-site 3D printing tech, meaning they’ll have the ability to customize and fabricate metal parts to their own specs...

ABM Helps Powder Metallurgy Companies Reach New Buyers

Advances in 3D-printing technology have created new opportunities and uses for powder metallurgy, allowing engineers and designers to print on-demands parts on site. For powder metallurgy manufacturers, this means they're now tasked with reaching a whole new set of buyers. Reaching these buyers comes with increased difficulty because B2B buying...

3 Strategies for Outlasting Commoditization in the Metals Industry

PwC’s Strategy & industry consulting group released a report in 2017 that suggested three ways for metal manufacturers to survive and thrive amidst the increasing commoditization happening within the industry. Strategy’s proposed strategies were for metals companies to position themselves as: Customer-centric innovators: These companies would differentiate themselves by investing...