The Zekelman Perspective

Domestic ManufacturingInnovation & Technology

Made in the USA: The Pride and Power of Domestic Manufacturing

There’s magic in those four words: “made in the USA.” They stir a sense of national pride and patriotism and serve as an assurance of quality. They tell a story of hardworking makers and the impact of homegrown products.

CultureInnovation & Technology

Zekelman Interns Gain Career-Launching Skills — and Connections

Internships aren’t just resume padders — they’re launchpads for meaningful careers. At Zekelman Industries, we empower our interns to tackle projects that matter, gain industry skills, and build relationships that last far beyond summer.

CultureDomestic ManufacturingInnovation & Technology

AI, Automation, and IT: The New Frontier of Manufacturing Jobs

In the manufacturing sector, the median age of workers is now above 44 years. Meanwhile, the U.S. Census Bureau reports that nearly one-fourth of the manufacturing workforce is age 55 or older, a demographic reality that signals an upcoming labor shortage for the industry as Baby Boomers retire.

CultureDomestic ManufacturingInnovation & Technology

From Days to Minutes: How Smart Manufacturing Accelerates High-Quality Steel Pipe Production

Businesses live and die by the quality of their products. So, reducing or eliminating defects, errors and inefficiencies is mission critical.

Innovation & Technology

Introducing Z-Commerce

Zekelman Industries has been known as the leader in innovation in the steel tubing industry. When it comes to E-Commerce, or as we call it “Z-Commerce,” Zekelman is paving the way.

Innovation & Technology

Our future STEMs from educating today’s students

It’s no secret that American students are lagging behind other industrial countries when it comes to science, technology, engineering and mathematics education. With several initiatives supporting and encouraging the education of today’s youth in the STEM areas, we are attempting to close the gap and remain a global leader.

Innovation & Technology

New Mobile Catalog Provides Latest EC&N Product News

Picoma Industries, a division of JMC Steel Group, recently launched a new iPad® app, the Picoma ECN Catalog. This app is the latest among JMC’s growing suite of innovative apps and valuable tools for industry professionals.

Innovation & TechnologySustainability

Why the Market Shows Us We Need Solar Construction Standards

A major component of the solar industry is the design, manufacturing and installation of the infrastructure used to support solar panel array systems.

Innovation & Technology

Review: MSCI Annual Meeting ‘Investing Now and in the Future’

Last week, the Metal service Center Institute (MSCI) held its annual meeting “Investing Now and in the Future,” bringing members to the Hyatt Regency resort in Cambridge, Maryland (located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore). While here, we gained insight, vision and perspective from experts on leadership, global forces, the political climate and its impact on the metals industry.


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