ABC Metals hosts 26 students on Manufacturing Day in Pharr

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ABC Metals hosts 26 high school students on Manufacturing Day

PHARR, TX. October 6, 2017 – ABC Metals, Inc. hosted 26 high school students on Manufacturing Day 2017. Students from Pharr-San Juan-Alamo (PSJA) Southwest Early College High School in the dual enrollment program with South Texas College were invited to tour the ABC Metals service and distribution center located in Pharr, Texas. The students toured the facility while Luis Gonzalez, Plant Manager, explained the processes and the role ABC Metals held within the manufacturing industry.

“It was a nice tour and a good experience for the students,” said Luis Gonzalez. “They had a lot of questions. We enjoyed hosting them and are looking forward to participating in Manufacturing Day again next year.” ABC Metals in Pharr, Texas, slits and distributes primarily non-ferrous flat rolled materials to support the metal forming industries in the Southern United States and Northeastern Mexico. The plant in Pharr is one of three ABC Metals facilities in the U.S.

“ABC Metals is proud to participate in promoting manufacturing to high school students,” said Dan Kendall, President of ABC Metals, Inc. “It is very rewarding to us to meet young people with an interest in our industry.” ABC Metals employs over 50 people in many different functions, such as customer service, accounting, sales, and purchasing in addition to the machine operator and skilled trades roles traditionally thought of as manufacturing.

About ABC Metals, Inc.
ABC Metals, Inc. specializes in precision slit non-ferrous alloys with minimal twist or camber. ABC Metals is an independent authorized distributor for mills around the world, including Arubis, PMX Industries, KM Europa Metal AG, Nacobre, Hussey Copper, Precision Specialty Metal, Materion, The Miller Company, and others. While specializing in copper, brass, bronze, and high performance electrical alloys, ABC Metals also distributes aluminum, stainless steels, high-carbon steels, cupro nickel, phosphor bronze, and beryllium copper. In addition to precision slitting, the processes at ABC Metals include traverse winding, tension leveling, bright-dip tinning, and outside partners for plating, selective plating and other pre-coating or surface treating. ABC Metals is a full-service center with other available services including copper hedging, scrap return, warehousing, packaging and delivery options. In addition to the Pharr location, locations include Logansport, Indiana, and El Paso, Texas. ABC Metals, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of MPI Corporation of Indianapolis. Further information can be found at

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