The Mead Metals Reject Policy
Posted by: Brian Rothstein on July 21, 2022 | 5 min. read
In addition to providing the highest quality materials for our customers, Mead Metals is committed to delivering exceptional customer service throughout every interaction. It’s one of the main reasons our company lives up to its ISO certification and remains one of the nation’s premier distributors of specialty metals.Read More
5 Things to Look for in a Trusted Metal Service Center
Posted by: Dani Weinhandl on July 13, 2022 | 2 min. read
Knowing the signs of a trustworthy metal service center will help you get the materials you need, in the quality and quantity your project requires. Here are five signs of a trustworthy service center:Read More
What Sets Mead Metals Apart?
Posted by: Brian Rothstein on June 17, 2022 | 2 min. read
Since our start in 1961, Mead Metals has taken pride in our customer service, the quality of our materials, and our record of on-time delivery. We know that customer satisfaction is what keeps our business strong. It’s also what we believe in as part of the Midwestern culture we like to call “Minnesota Nice.”Read More
A Metal Supplier with On-Time Delivery, Every Time
Posted by: Brian Rothstein on June 14, 2022 | 2 min. read
When working with Mead Metals, you can rest assured knowing your order will arrive on time. Our company tracks how well we meet or exceed quoted lead times, and we’ve found our estimates to be accurate 99.98% of the time. So when you receive a quoted delivery date, you can be confident that your materials will arrive when expected.Read More
What Is Minimum Order Quantity in Metal Manufacturing?
Posted by: Brian Rothstein on April 14, 2022 | 5 min. read
If you’ve spent any time in the metal supply industry, you may have noticed three letters strung together: MOQ, or “minimum order quantity.”
It’s a phrase we use often. But what does MOQ mean in manufacturing? And how does Mead Metals’ MOQ policy benefit you?
5 Reasons to Choose Mead Metals as Your Metal Service Center
Posted by: Brian Rothstein on March 29, 2022 | 3 min. read
It should come as no surprise that I think being a Mead Metals customer is a great idea — I’m their director of sales. But over my time at Mead, I’ve come to recognize five distinct reasons why working with Mead Metals rises above other steel and metal service centers.Read More
How We Help Our Customers Figure Out What Metal They Need
Posted by: Brian Rothstein on February 28, 2022 | 5 min. read
More often than not, our customers have a pretty clear idea of what types of metal they need. But that's not always the case. Sometimes a customer comes to us asking, “What types of metal will I need for this project?” When we’re faced with that question, it always helps to start at the beginning.Read More
How Do We Handle Metal That Doesn't Meet Our Quality Standards?
Posted by: Dani Weinhandl on January 11, 2022 | 3 min. read
The quality of your materials often makes or breaks a project. You can’t afford to risk investing time and money in a steel and metal service center that sources from low-quality providers or skimps on quality control measures.
At Mead Metals, quality control and customer satisfaction are our driving purpose. We always prioritize trust and transparency when communicating with clients about our sourcing practices. So here’s an inside look at how we identify, correct, and handle “reject” materials before they have a chance to leave our warehouse.Read More
What Value-Add Services Does A Metal Service Center Provide?
Posted by: Brian Rothstein on October 21, 2021 | 3 min. read
If you think you can go to two different metal service centers and get the same value-add services, you’d be mistaken. Depending on the equipment, capabilities, and general know-how of the center you work with, these locations could offer entirely different services than other metal service centers nearby.Read More
4 Questions to Ask Your Metal Supplier
Posted by: Brian Rothstein on June 29, 2021 | 3 min. read
When searching for and qualifying a new metal supplier, here are our responses to four of the most common questions.Read More