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Eco Pickled Surface - EPS - Replaces Acid Pickling of Steel

  •      TMW Is Featured On National Television.    Click to Watch Manufacturing Marvels Video 
  •      Eco Pickled Surface Gen4 Coil Line is in Production. 
         Environmentally-friendly pickling that produces a superior surface. 
  •      The TMW Workforce is one of the most capable and experienced in the US
         metals industry, averaging 10 years on the job and over 500 hours of training.
  •      Prepainted and Surface Sensitive Material is a specialty for us. Our
          cut-to-length and blanking lines are accurate, fast and clean.  Get full details
  •      Laser Flat Sheets  come from our two Stretcher Leveler Cut-to-Length lines.
         Flatter than temper passed, they have no residual shape memory.  More info
  •      Our Advanced Slitting uses automated setup, quick changeover and in-line
         leveling for greater precision, superior shape and high productivity.  Get Details
  •     Our 216,000 sq. ft. Facility  is served by road, rail and barge. We are just a
        few hours from midwest mills and steel users from the Great Lakes to Texas.
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JIT  programs to customers in Missouri, Indiana, Arkansas, Iowa and Illinois are common

The Material Works (TMW) is more than a flat rolled metals toll processor. We are Supply Chain Experts who optimize every aspect of your processing, storage and inventory, quality control – even packaging – while you retain complete control of the price and terms you pay for your materials. And we offer patented value-added processes, like Eco Pickled Surface (EPS), you simply cannot find anywhere else.


Service Centers rely on TMW for ultra-precise slitting, cut-to-length and leveling that meet the exacting demands of their customers. Manufacturers and OEMs who buy their steel mill-direct also rely on TMW for these toll processing services, plus storage, special scheduled release and JIT programs, and support services like handling mill claims and managing QC records. With TMW they get:


  • The Industry's Premier Metals Processing Equipment
  • Meticulous, ISO-certified Quality Control Procedures
  • Online, Real Time Inventory And Order Status
  • Knowledgeable, Dedicated Account Managers
  • Logistics Flexibility - Road, Rail and Barge -
    Plus Climate Controlled Storage

New Technology Delivers Greater Value


In addition to Metals Processing and Management, the TMW Technology Division researches, develops and applies innovative technology with notable economic and environmental benefits.


Examples are the surface-enhancement processes Smooth Clean Surface (SCS) and Eco-Pickled Surface (EPS), a replacement for acid pickling of strip steel, shown at the left. We licence our technology to service centers, toll processors and steel mills around the world and provide turnkey production systems and support. Get details.

EPS is the alternative to HCl acid pickling of strip steel


SLITTING> TMW operates an advanced technology slitter
CUT-TO-LENGTH> Our Cut-to-Length and multiblanking is flexible and fast
STRETCHER  LEVELING> Stretcher Leveing removes all shape memory from flat rolled steel
ECO PICKLED SURFACE> EPS approaches stainless steel
Hot Roll Black   •   HRPO   •   Pickled Dry   •   Cold Roll   •   HSLA   •    200/300/400 Series Stainless   •   Galvanized   •   Galvalume   •   Galvaneal   •   Acrylic-Coated
Prepaint    •   Vitrenamel   •   Aluminum   •   Aluminized   •   Aluminized Stucco   •   Zinc   •   Copper   •   Brass   •   Nickel   •   Titanium   •   Tin Plate   •   Treadplate