International Steel Service Center ‘Direct Metals’ Purchases New Wire Mesh Slitter Machine

May 23, 2017 - Kennesaw, GA - Direct Metals, an international steel service center with locations in Kennesaw, GA and Waukegan, IL, recently purchased a new wire mesh slitter.

Slitting is the process of converting rolled products (typically wire mesh or expanded metal) to smaller width coils in order to suit the requirements of the customer.

Direct Metals provides slitting services for their complete line of steel, stainless steel and coated wire mesh inventory as one of their many fabrication services for their customers.

Founded in 1996, Direct Metals is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company and a leader in industrial and hard-to-find metal products. Direct Metals carries one of the largest inventories in the nation of perforated metal, bar grating, expanded metal, safety grating, fiberglass grating, architectural metals, handrail components and wire mesh products. The company’s products are available in carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum, copper, brass, bronze, fiberglass or galvanized metal.

Direct Metals offers several processing capabilities, including cutting, shearing, sawing, punching, cut-outs, drilling, welding, slitting, blanking, burning, fabrication and various special finishes. The company also provides expedient shipping with orders for in-stock material placed by noon and shipped the same day. Direct Metals has served customers in the United States and worldwide for 20 years.

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