Automation Is a Catalyst for American Steel Jobs, Not a Barrier

by Camille Grayson on April 12, 2019

There’s a growing misconception that automation will reduce or completely erase American steel manufacturing jobs. While robots might be the villains in some Hollywood movies, they’re actually the good guys in the steel industry. In reality, automation is simply changing — and in many cases improving — the way these jobs are done, not ge...

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Working in the Steel Industry

by Camille Grayson on December 13, 2018

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work with steel? The industry offers more than you might think — including a good livelihood, career advancement, strong friendships and pride in manufacturing quality products used in an array of applications. We’ve heard these themes again and again from the steelworkers we’ve interviewed since the...

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Careers in the Steel Industry

by Jelani Rucker on April 23, 2018

In our latest video, Zekelman Industries’ executive chairman and CEO, Barry Zekelman, gets real about what it’s like to work with steel these days. It’s not a dirty, old industry anymore — it’s an exciting place where you can earn a good living. There are hundreds of stories of entry-level workers advancing to build successful, life-chang...

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