Happy Thanksgiving from Gateway Metals, Inc.

Gateway Metals, Inc. would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving.  We here at Gateway are truly thankful for each and every one of you who has helped us along the way in 2018.  We hope you have a happy and safe holiday.  Just a reminder, Gateway Metals will be closed Thursday 11/22 and Friday 11/23 in observance of Thanksgiving and will reopen on Monday 11/26.

About Gateway Metals, Inc.

Gateway Metals, Inc. (GMI) is an independently owned and operated full service tool steel and mold steel distributor located in St. Louis, Missouri.  GMI’s inventory includes A2, D2, S7, P20 MQ, 4140 PH, Premium H13, CPM 10V and many other tool and mold steels.  GMI’s services include non standard sizes, precision ground blocks, and precision ground bars.  With over 200 years of combined experience and a 24 hour operating schedule, GMI is able to service its customers very quickly from quote to shipment.

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Gateway Metals Moves to 24 hour Processing

In an effort to continually improve on its service to our customers, Gateway Metals, Inc. has moved to a 24 hour operating schedule.

We felt this was a necessary move to keep up with increased demand and the need for shorter lead times. Being able to cut and grind 24 hours a day has allowed us to not only ship all orders out quicker, but also given us increased flexibility to have very fast turnaround on rush orders.

About Gateway Metals, Inc.

Gateway Metals Inc. (GMI) is an independently owned and operated full service tool steel distributor and mold steel distributor located in St. Louis Missouri.  GMI’s inventory includes tool steel, mold steel, alloy steel, NADCA approved die cast steel, stainless steel, and CPM steel.  GMI’s services include non standard sizes, precision ground bar, and precision ground blocks.  With over 200 years of combined experience and a 24 hour operating schedule, GMI is able to service its customers very quickly from quote to shipment.  

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Happy Independence Day from Gateway Metals

Gateway Metals, Inc. (GMI) would like to wish everyone a Happy Independence Day.  We would like to thank everyone who has helped us enjoy a strong start and are looking forward to a great second half of 2018.   Just a reminder, GMI will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th  in observance of Independence Day.

About Gateway Metals, Inc.

Gateway Metals Inc. (GMI) is an independently owned and operated full service tool steel distributor and mold steel distributor located in St. Louis Missouri.  GMI’s inventory includes tool steel, mold steel, alloy steel, NADCA approved die cast steel, stainless steel, and CPM steel.  GMI’s services include non standard sizes, precision ground bar, and precision ground blocks.  With over 200 years of combined experience and a 24 hour operating schedule, GMI is able to service its customers very quickly from quote to shipment.  

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Happy Easter from Gateway Metals

Gateway Metals, Inc (GMI) would like to wish everyone a Happy Easter.  We would like to thank everyone who has helped us get off to a good start in 2018.  Just a reminder, Gateway Metals will be closed on Friday, March 30th in observance of Good Friday.

About Gateway Metals, Inc.

Gateway Metals, Inc. (GMI) is an independently owned and operated full service steel distributor and service center located in St. Louis Missouri.  GMI’s inventory includes tool steel, mold steel, alloy steel, NADCA approved die cast steel, stainless steel, and CPM steel.  With over 200 years of combined experience and a 24 hour operating schedule, GMI is able to service its customers very quickly from quote to shipment.

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What’s New at Gateway Metals in 2018?

Gateway Metals strives to continuously improve on its service to our customers.  In 2018 we have added or improved on:

Inventory:

  • The addition of Lens Quality P20 plastic mold steel.
  • Increased inventory on P20 plastic mold steel. 
  • Increased inventory on NADCA Premium H13 and Holder Block.
  • Larger bar stock inventories in flats and rounds in A2, D2, S7, 4140 HT, and H13 ESR.

Production Hours:

  • We have added three more employees to our production team.
  • Increased productions hours.

Equipment:

  • Refined and put several machines into place that were purchased in 2017 including an Amada H-1300 52 X 52 block saw and an Amada VM-3800 plate saw.

We want thank our customers for a successful 2017 and we look forward to a great 2018.  It is our goal to improve and learn more every day on ways to better service you.

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Gateway Metals, Inc. Adds Two Large Amada Saws, New Lighting, and Reorganizes Processing Facility

Gateway Metals, Inc. has added two Amada saws to our cutting operation, added new overhead lighting, and reorganized our processing facility.

A large Amada H-1300 was purchased and installed in March 2017 making it the fourth large block saw in Gateway’s processing facility.  This saw allows Gateway to cut large block up to 52″ tall and 52″ wide.

A large Amada VM-3800 was purchased and installed in March 2017 making it the fifth plate saw in Gateway’s processing facility.  This saw allows Gateway to cut up to 20″ thick plate and as wide a 31.5″ throat.

New overhead lighting was also added in April 2017 to the processing facility.

Gateway has added these items and continues to improve our facility with the ultimate goal of offering our customers more options and servicing our customers better. 

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Sign-up for Gateway Metals Inc. Quarterly News Letter

logoGateway Metals is now issuing a quarterly newsletter beginning Q1 – 2017.  Check out what is new at Gateway by signing up your email address on our website at www.gatewaymetals.com and click on the “subscribe” button under the announcements section.  Thank you in advance for your subscription!

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Gateway Metals Purchases Okuma CNC

OKUMA 6Gateway Metals recently purchased an Okuma CNC for its Machine Service Department (MSD).

According to company president Dave Biscan, “The Okuma CNC now allows us the ability to provide our tool steel and mold steel customers pre-machined and squared up blocks on all six sides, when necessary.  The CNC is a great compliment to our other MSD equipment including our 60″ and 84″ Blanchard grinders, our surface grinder, and our vertical and horizontal boring mills.”

Gateway Metals can provide its tool steel and mold steel customers bar lengths, saw cut pieces, or squared up blocks depending on their needs. 

About Gateway Metals, Inc.

Gateway Metals, Inc. (GMI) is an independently owned and operated full service tool and mold steel distributor located in St. Louis Missouri.  GMI’s inventory includes A2, D2, S7 MQ, 4140 Holder Block, Premium H13, and CPM steel.  GMI’s services include non standard sizes, precision ground bar and precision ground blocks.  With over 200 years of combined experience and a 24 hour operating schedule, Gateway Metals is able to service its customers very quickly from quote to shipment.

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Gateway Metals D2

logoGateway Metals D2 is an air hardening alloy steel which provides exceptional wear resistance with medium toughness, ease of heat treatment, and minimum distortion.  Special melting and refining practices are utilized to produce a uniform product with high cleanliness and minimum segregation.  The material is tested to rigorous tool steel standards to ensure uniformity of structure and freedom of defects.  This makes Gateway Metals D2 suitable for use in cold work tooling applications requiring maximum wear resistance such as thread roll dies, punches, blanking dies, shears, and forming dies.

About Gateway Metals, Inc.

Gateway Metals, Inc. (GMI) is an independently owned and operated full service tool steel and mold steel distributor located in St. Louis Missouri.  GMI’s inventory includes A2, D2, S7, 4140 PH, Premium H13, P20, and CPM steels.  GMI’s services include non standard sizes, precision ground bar and precision ground block.  With over 200 years of combined experience and a 24 hour operating schedule, Gateway Metals, Inc. is able to service its customers very quickly from quote to shipment. 

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Gateway Metals S7

logo 1Gateway Metals S7 is a shock resistant alloy tool steel which provides a unique combination of machinability, exceptional toughness, ease of heat treatment, and minimum distortion.  The material is tested to rigorous tool steel standards to ensure uniformity of structure and freedom from defects, making it suitable for use in applications requiring high impact strength such as shears, punches, blanking dies, and chisels.  S7 is also used for high hardness plastic molds and zinc die casting dies. 

About Gateway Metals, Inc.

Gateway Metals, Inc. (GMI) is an independently owned and operated full service tool steel distributor and mold steel distributor located in St. Louis Missouri.  GMI’s inventory includes A2, D2, S7, P20, 4140 PH, Premium H13, and CPM steel.  GMI’s services include non standard sizes, precision ground blocks, and precision ground bar.  With over 200 years of combined industry experience and a 24 hour operating schedule, GMI is able to service its customers very quickly from quote to shipment. 

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