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What Factors into the Price of Steel?

When the team at Roller Die + Forming is putting together a quote for a new customer project, one of the biggest variables is the current price of raw materials. We pay close attention to the different metals markets, particularly the steel market since so many of our roll form projects are stainless steel, galvanized steel, and other types of steel. While the current trade discussions and tariffs are effecting [...]

By |August 29th, 2019|Roll Forming|0 Comments

The Solar Industry Keeps Growing

For the last 10 years, Roller Die + Forming has been making parts for solar racking companies. We’ve watched the solar electricity industry grow from its infancy to helping put solar on roofs, in fields, and in huge solar farms. Since the introduction of the Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) in 2005, and its subsequent extensions, the installation of solar in residential, commercial, and utility situations has grown in an [...]

By |August 23rd, 2019|Roll Forming|0 Comments

Want to be Made in the USA? Roller Die Can Help

Products labeled as “Made in the USA” are always popular and, with the increase in trade tariffs implemented by the Trump administration, carry other advantages for businesses. A number of laws and regulations encourage businesses to make their products completely or partially in the U.S. and to disclose this information to buyers. In order to advertise a product as “Made in America,” companies must comply with the Federal Trade Commission’s [...]

By |August 9th, 2019|Roll Forming|0 Comments