News & Announcements

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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POSTED June 24, 2014

Vancouver Construction Video

Watch the time lapse video of the construction of our flagship facility in Vancouver Washington.

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POSTED May 2, 2014

Market Overview – April 2014

Carbon price announcements made by domestic plate and sheet mills were up in Apr ’14 with extended lead times. Tube prices are also rising based on increased sheet costs, but merchant bar and beam prices remained flat. Scrap prices increased by $10/ton in early Apr ’14, but are expected to move sideways in May ’14.

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POSTED March 15, 2014

Market Overview – March 2014

Carbon price announcements made by domestic mills were comprehensively up from October 2013 through January 2014. Some mills have announced additional increases for beam and merchant bar products in March 2014, whereas, pricing deterioration has occurred in sheet products in the past month.

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POSTED February 3, 2014

Farwest's New Website

After months of work we are pleased to release our new Farwest Steel website!

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Farwest Expands to Oklahoma City

Farwest Steel will be expanding our presence to the Midwest, effective February 1st, 2014, with the initiation of operations in Oklahoma City, OK.

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POSTED January 3, 2014

Market Overview – January 2014

Carbon price announcements made by domestic mills were comprehensively up since Oct ’13 through Dec ’13, whereas, price increases announced in Jan ’14 have only come from some of the product groups. Scrap prices increased significantly by $23/ton through early Jan ’14 from the past month.

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POSTED December 16, 2013

Market Overview – December 2013

Carbon price announcements made by domestic mills were comprehensively up since Oct ’13 through Dec ’13. Scrap prices increased significantly by $59/ton through early Dec ’13 from the past month.

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POSTED August 28, 2012

Modern Metals – Another Level

Published in Modern Metals, August 28th, 2012:

August 2012 – In the heart of the United States, 22 heavily loaded semitrucks embarked on their trek westward from Moundridge, Kan., to Vancouver, Wash. Inside each vehicle was a section of the massive piece of equipment needed to help Farwest Steel Corp. open its 330,000-square-foot coil distribution and processing site.

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