News & Announcements
March 26, 2020 Valued Farwest Steel Oregon and Washington Customers, As you know, due to the COVID-19 situation, Oregon Governor Brown and Washington Governor Inslee issued executive orders on March 23, 2020, for all individuals to stay home or at their place of residence except as needed to maintain continuity of essential operations. The executive […]
Valued Farwest Steel California Customers,As you know, California Governor Newsom issued an executive order on March 19, 2020 for all individuals living in the State of California to stay home or at their place of residence except as needed to maintain continuity of operations of the federal critical infrastructure sectors as outlined at www.cisa.gov/identifying-critical-infrastructure-during-covid-19. The […]
Farwest Steel Valued Customer, Farwest has received many customer notices and inquiries regarding operations, supply chain continuity, and person-to-person contact associated with developments of COVID-19. Below is a brief update from Farwest on each topic: Farwest Operations – All Farwest facilities and shifts are operating as normal with no anticipated curtailments. Farwest Supply Chain – […]
Farwest is excited to announce the February 2020 installation of our recently purchased Mazak Large Structural Laser! Farwest’s newest 3D structural laser can cut rounds up to 16″ and squares up to 11-13/16″ with a max wall of 3/4″. With a max in-feed and out-feed of 48′ and added drilling and tapping functions, Farwest can process almost any structural […]
Farwest is excited to announce the January 2020 installation of our recently purchased Mitsubishi EX-F80 fiber laser! Farwest’s new fiber laser provides laser tolerances at increased cutting speed on small and large parts ranging from thin sheet to thick 1″ plate. In addition, the multi-functional automation tower allows for loading, sorting and unloading of parts for lights out operation […]
The AMM Shredded Auto Scrap Index for Chicago decreased to $217/GT down $35/GT from early Oct ’19.