News & Announcements

POSTED March 23, 2020

Farwest COVID-19 Announcement for California

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 The […]

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POSTED March 16, 2020

Farwest COVID-19 Plan

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 – […]

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POSTED February 27, 2020

Farwest Adds LARGE Structural Laser

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 […]

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POSTED February 5, 2020

Farwest Adds 8k Fiber Laser

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 […]

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POSTED January 9, 2020

Market Overview – Early January 2020

The AMM Shredded Auto Scrap Index for Chicago increased to $297/GT in early Jan ’20, up from $217/GT in early Nov ’19.

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POSTED November 8, 2019

Market Overview – Early November 2019

The AMM Shredded Auto Scrap Index for Chicago decreased to $217/GT down $35/GT from early Oct ’19.

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POSTED January 6, 2019

Farwest Adds Larger Laser Capacity

Farwest is excited to announce the January 2019 installation of our recently purchased Tanaka LMRV plate laser! The newest flat laser addition to Farwest’s fleet of processing equipment will have a Cutting Envelope of 13’ x 89’! Farwest will be able to provide laser tolerances on long and wide parts including frame rails, side rails, marine projects, mast sections and […]

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POSTED March 28, 2018

Farwest Rebar Division mentioned in The Columbian, March 2018

Farwest Steel’s Rebar Division mentioned in The Columbian.

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POSTED July 7, 2014

Farwest Steel Expands in Moses Lake WA

Farwest Steel Corporation is pleased to announce our expansion into a new facility with additional steel processing capabilities in Moses Lake to better serve central and eastern Washington.

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POSTED June 26, 2014

Farwest Steel Expands Plate Processing Capacity

With the acquisition of four new pieces of capital equipment, Farwest Steel is making a significant investment in increasing our plate and sheet processing capacity.

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