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Hot Rolled Steel vs. Aluminum: Choosing the Right Material for Solar Power Projects

Hot Rolled Steel vs. Aluminum: Choosing the Right Material for Solar Power Projects

How is Steel Used in Solar Applications? As the demand for sustainable energy solutions continues to rise, solar power's role in meeting global energy needs has become increasingly significant. However, the success of solar power projects hinges not only on innovative technology but also on the careful selection of materials that can endure the rigors of long-term exposure to diverse environmental…

Alliance proudly announces the promotion of Michelle Seneca to Senior Inside Sales Representative.

Alliance proudly announces the promotion of Michelle Seneca to Senior Inside Sales Representative.

Alliance proudly announces the promotion of Michelle Seneca to Senior Inside Sales Representative. Michelle has been an integral part of Alliance since its inception 24 years ago when she responded to a help-wanted ad in the newspaper. Throughout her tenure at Alliance, Michelle has held various roles including customer service, office manager, and purchasing responsibilities. She has always answered the call to the needs of Alliance though its many phases of growth.

Why Manufacturers Rely on Stretcher-Leveled Steel

Why Manufacturers Rely on Stretcher-Leveled Steel

In precision manufacturing, where exacting standards and uniformity are paramount, Stretcher Leveling creates symmetry between art and science.  Stretcher Leveling is a process that stretches material sufficiently to exceed the yield point in all its fibers, equalizing internal trapped stresses and ensuring flatness and dimensional control. This blog by Alliance Steel examines the distinct advantages…

The Stretcher Leveling Process: Creating Laser Flat Steel Sheets

The Stretcher Leveling Process: Creating Laser Flat Steel Sheets

The Stretcher Leveling Process Stretcher Leveling is a coil processing technique designed to eliminate internal stress and achieve flat steel sheets. This technique is paramount for industries that demand laser flat/dead flat steel, as it ensures superior quality and consistency essential for high-precision applications. In this blog, we'll dive into exploring how Stretcher Leveling works and highlighting…

Benefits of Stretcher Leveling: Flatter, Straighter, and Stress-Relieved Sheets

Benefits of Stretcher Leveling: Flatter, Straighter, and Stress-Relieved Sheets

In today's rapidly evolving manufacturing landscape, staying ahead of the competition is paramount. One technology that has revolutionized the sheet metal industry is stretcher leveling. With its ability to significantly improve the quality and performance of products, stretcher leveling has become a critical process for businesses across various industries. This blog aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of stretcher leveling and highlight its positive impact on businesses

Flat Rolled Sheets and Coils in the Construction Industry: A Structural Marvel

Flat Rolled Sheets and Coils in the Construction Industry: A Structural Marvel

From towering skyscrapers to sturdy bridges, the construction industry thrives on the solid foundation of flat-rolled sheets and coils. Annually, the construction sector consumes an astounding amount of steel (40 million tons), highlighting the pivotal role this material plays in building our modern world. As the backbone of countless structures, flat-rolled sheets and coils offer exceptional strength, versatility, and durability, making them indispensable in various construction applications. At Alliance Steel, we understand the crucial importance of providing high-quality flat-rolled steel sheets and coils to the construction industry efficiently and at a reasonable cost. With our unwavering commitment, we support manufacturers by supplying them with the materials they need to bring their visions to life.

Alliance Announces Chase Kelley to Outside Sales

Alliance Announces Chase Kelley to Outside Sales

Chase Kelley has made an impressive journey within our company, starting as an Inside Sales and Logistics intern in the Memphis sales office from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in June 2020. His dedication and exceptional performance led to his transition into the full-time role of Inside Sales and Logistics in December 2020.

5 Advantages of Laser Cutting for Sheet Metal Fabrication

5 Advantages of Laser Cutting for Sheet Metal Fabrication

Advantages of Laser Cutting for Sheet Metal Fabrication Laser cutting produces clean, smooth, and burr-free edges, reducing the need for additional finishing processes. This quality is especially important in applications where aesthetics and safety are crucial. Sheet metal can be cut in a variety of ways. When choosing a sheet metal cutting technique, it is critical to compare the tool's capabilities…

Alliance Steel President & COO Featured in FFJournal

Alliance Steel President & COO Featured in FFJournal

In the September 2023 Issue of FFJournal, Alliance Steel's President and Chief Operating Officer, Drew Gross, discusses the benefits that a young workforce brings to the table in the Steel and Manufacturing Industries.

Alliance Steel Welcomes Vice President of Sales

Alliance Steel Welcomes Vice President of Sales

Alliance Steel (Gary, Indiana) is pleased to announce Michael "Wesley" Morgan's promotion to Vice President of Sales. Under the leadership of Drew Gross, President, and Chief Operating Officer, Morgan will manage and direct its sales and business development efforts across Alliance Steel.