Three D Metals Celebrates 50 Years

Three D Metals celebrates 50 years.

In the late 1960s, Dave Dickens Sr. was working as a sales representative for a brass mill in Connecticut. When the mill’s president thought Dave’s commission should be reduced, Dave decided it was time to strike out on his own. The David D. Dickens Company was formed. Eventually becoming Three D Metals, the company has… Read more »

High Carbon Steel in Today’s Market

High carbon steel in today’s market.

One of the residual effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the metals industry has been continuous supply chain challenges. However, as we get further into 2022, we were seeing some of the markets return to normal, including the high carbon steel market. High Carbon Steel Availability in Today’s Market When the COVID pandemic hit the… Read more »

Career Opportunities After High School at Three D Metals

Career opportunities after high school at Three D Metals.

If you’re in high school or just starting college, you may be thinking about a career in trades or the metals industry. Even without a four-year degree, there are plenty of opportunities for a fulfilling, lifelong career and job advancement. In fact, today is a great time to think about a career in the metals… Read more »

Copper’s Uses, Benefits, and Products

Copper’s uses, benefits, and products.

Copper is a metal known for its diversity and longevity. While you can find copper in different industries, one of the most common — which the majority of Three D Metals customers use it for — is in the power industry. Keep reading to learn more about copper, common applications, its versatility, and what to… Read more »

What is a Typical Workday Like at Three D Metals?

Three D Metals employee working at machine, Three D Metals logo

If you’ve considered applying for a position at Three D Metals, you may be wondering what it’s like to work here or what your day-to-day responsibilities may be. There are many job opportunities available in the metals industry — from machine operators to welders to sales and more — and their responsibilities may vary depending… Read more »

Women in the Metals Industry: A Conversation

Women in the Metals Industry: A Conversation

According to a 2019 S&P Global survey of 66 companies in the metals and mining sectors, women made up only 3 percent to 29 percent of the companies’ workforce. At Three D Metals, women have always been an integral part of our company, from sales to manufacturing and front office. We continue to encourage women… Read more »

FABTECH 2021: Wrap Up!

FABTECH 2021: Wrap Up!

FABTECH is North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event. Three D Metals was pleased to return to the show this year!

What’s it Like to Work in the Metals Industry?

Graphic with Three D Metals logo and photo of a male Three D Metals employee standing while working at a machine.

Have you considered a career in the metals industry? Metal work is among the world’s oldest and most respected professions. Today, it offers numerous career opportunities, including machine operation, forging, welding, cutting, soldering, and support and administrative positions.  Metal work is a foundational occupation in our modern society. It’s necessary for power generation, infrastructure, robotics,… Read more »