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May 04, 2020

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. We have all heard these three terms for years. Whether you are separating your glass from your paper at home in order to save the planet (or to not be the only family on the block without recycling bins on the curb), or trying to turn your scrap carbide into a sustainable income source, we all understand the importance of making the most of the resources that we have.

5 Tungsten Carbide Applications
Jan 18, 2022

These days we heavily depend on recycled goods to decrease potential damage to our environment. Certain metals and alloys, like tungsten carbide, have qualities that make them useful for a variety of purposes/applications. Tungsten is a dense metal substance that can be used in everything from common household products to industrial equipment. The uses of […]

There is opportunity where there is challenge.
Mar 10, 2021

There is opportunity where there is challenge. As of recent, since our world was hit with a Global Pandemic, it seems like we are trying to figure out how to manage change. We have this natural desire to be comfortable and change is not comfortable for most of us. But that’s life right? We have […]

Increasing Maintenance Efficiency
Feb 19, 2021

How many people remember their grandfather’s old red toolbox that he would use to fix nearly everything? He had an old pipe wrench, a ball peen hammer, a hacksaw, and a plethora of other tools that as a kid, looked like 17 variations on a screwdriver.  He was great at fixing things, but always spent […]

Stay Connected
Feb 05, 2021

During sensitive times of uncertainty, carriers continue to struggle with COVID’s impact on their work force. Spot market rates have increased drastically as capacity tightens to new extremes. Logistics oriented strategies have shifted as flexibility is now a mandatory requirement. The current market has truly shown the importance of having loyal carrier relations. Disruption will […]

The History Behind Tungco Powder Procurement
Aug 10, 2020

Tungco, Inc was founded in 1969 and grew through the years both in revenue and types of tungsten scrap that were being processed.  One of those scrap streams was tungsten laden soft scrap. In 2009, Steve and Cliff Nance decided it was time to put higher focus and more manpower behind the procurement and sale […]

The Many Uses of Tungsten
Jul 14, 2020

Tungsten was discovered 236 years ago in the early 1700s but was not applied to any specific industry for another 150 years. Today, thanks to some innovative thinkers, advanced technology, and a lot of spare time, this durable metal isn’t just used to improve the manufacturing sector, but in many other unique ways as well. […]

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