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Get the Most Out of Your Supplier Relationship

A Good OEM Partnered with a Good Supplier Provides Value for All Involved Contract metal manufacturers play a critical outsourcing role to OEMs from materials management, to assistance with design and testing, to order fulfillment and logistics. You have a choice to make when finding a supplier for their OEM parts and services. But with […]

Choose The Right Materials To Avoid Galvanic Corrosion

When dissimilar metals come into electrical contact with a conductive electrolyte (water), galvanic corrosion will occur. The more noble metal – as noted in the Galvanic Series — will corrode the less noble one. The Galvanic Series is a list of metals arranged in order of their electrical potential in flowing seawater. The metals on […]

Why Your Metal Polishing Never Works Out The Way You Plan

Polishing metal is a skill. While it’s often left best to the professionals who have the equipment and know-how, it’s not an impossible task. With some understanding and practice, you can polish metal that will meet the needs of your customers. Let’s first look at the differences between mechanical finishes — those finishes accomplished by […]

Metal Disks and Plates

Wagner has a large selection of stock round disks, and square and rectangular plates which may be shipped the same day. Disks and plates are stocked with a mill finish. They can be supplied in special finishes, custom sizes, or custom hole configurations. Go to our e-commerce site to view stock options in aluminum, brass, […]

Recycled Content and Recyclability

The Wagner Companies – an ISO 9001:2008 Certified company – has been in the metal business since 1850. Presently, Wagner manufactures handrail fittings and metal products for architectural and industrial applications. We have a large inventory of raw materials and over 5,500 stock items in steel, brass, bronze, aluminum, and stainless steel. As a metal […]


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