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 »
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 »
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 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 »
This year is shaping up to be a busy one for all of us here at Three D Metals, and a chunk of that will be getting to see you again at a few tradeshows throughout the year! We are so excited to meet up with our customers again while also learning more about the… Read more »
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 »
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 »
At Three D Metals, we are always looking for ways to better serve our customers. That’s why we acquired Williams Metals and Welding Alloys in 2016.
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!
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 »