Reading Metal Service Company,  Mark Metals, launches e-commerce platform

Posted by John Maillie on Aug 28, 2017 11:03:19 AM
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Topics: metal supply

Mark Metals Custom Fabrication Project

Posted by John Maillie on Jul 13, 2017 1:17:00 PM

A local Reading area family recently contracted with Mark Metals to fabricate an aluminum camp trunk tray for their son’s summer camp trunk. The family had purchased the trunk which came with a wooden tray that was poorly constructed and fell apart mid-way through last summer’s camp.

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Topics: custom metal fabrication

The Rose Corporation AOD Vessel Repair Project

Posted by Bob Skorupsky on Jul 5, 2017 1:03:35 PM

A local specialty steel mill that makes stainless steel contracted with The Rose Corporation to repair an AOD vessel. We originally manufactured this 50,000-lb. vessel in 1998, along with two other identical vessels. After years of using the AOD Vessel under extreme heat conditions, the center of the main body bulged out of round by as much as 3-inches, making it impossible to fit into the trunnion ring that supports it.

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Topics: AOD vessels, custom industrial fabrication, contract industrial fabrication

Mark Metals Open House a Success

Posted by John Maillie on Apr 25, 2017 3:40:49 PM


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Topics: greater reading chamber of commerce, custom metal fabrication, metal supply

Mark Metals Open House

Posted by Edmund Gaffney on Apr 10, 2017 1:01:38 PM


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Topics: greater reading chamber of commerce, custom metal fabrication, metal supply

Duct Work project sets new standards for The Rose Corporation.

Posted by Elaine McDevitt on Mar 15, 2017 11:00:00 AM

There are two primary differences that set the recent ductwork fabrication job apart from the typical projects manufactured at The Rose Corporation.  It is the first job for which The Rose Corporation held primary responsibility for producing detailed, manufacturing drawings from customer-supplied general arrangement drawings.

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Topics: welding, industrial fabrication, ductwork, duct work, metal, steel

Greater Reading Chamber Visits The Rose Corporation

Posted by Edmund Gaffney on Mar 10, 2017 11:23:40 AM

Last week, we welcomed Deb Heffner, the Business Outreach Director of the Greater Reading Economic Partnership and Randy Peers, the President and CEO of the Greater Reading Chamber and Economic Development Corporation to the Rose Corporation facility in Reading.

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Topics: greater reading chamber of commerce, welding, industrial fabrication, reading, pa

2017 NASCAR Calendars Are Available

Posted by Edmund Gaffney on Feb 2, 2017 9:43:21 AM

Mark Metals’ 2017 NASCAR SPRINT CUP RACING CALENDARS are hot off the presses and ready for display on your wall! Calendar include race dates, locations, times, channels and previous winners. There’s even a place to track this years’ winners for every race. Download your 8.5 x 11” print here or stop by to pick up your 11 x 17” color schedules at our Mark Metals Sales Office, 2100 Adams Street Reading. If we deliver to you, our awesome truck driver RJ has a supply and will be happy to share… just ask!

Happy Racing!

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Topics: nascar, auto racing, sprint cup, race schedule, nascar schedule, motorsports

The Rose Corporation and Abbott Furnace Company Become Sister Companies

Posted by Elaine McDevitt on Dec 5, 2016 10:05:44 AM

The Rose Corporation, 401 North Eighth Street, Reading, a privately owned contract manufacturing steel fabrication company, is pleased to announce that it has become a sister company to Abbott Furnace, St. Mary’s, Pennsylvania, effective December 1, 2016.  Having been purchased by the same owner, Edmund Gaffney, of Haverford, PA, both Rose and Abbott will continue to operate independent of each other but joining capabilities to enhance offerings to their current customers and opportunities for the growth of both entities.  The Rose Corporation, also doing business as Mark Metals, currently employs 52 and Abbott employs 70. 

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Sustainability Means Making ‘Greener’ Products in ‘Greener’ Ways

Posted by Tom McDevitt on Nov 29, 2016 8:52:15 AM

This article was originally published in a Sustainability publication by Berks Nature, the leading agent for the conservation of the environment in Berks County.

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