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Column: Amid market turmoil, Doctor Copper isn’t panicking… yet

Beckett Bronze produces cast bronze precision-machined parts and continuous cast bars. Castings are manufactured at the East 20th Street plant. The West 23rd Street plant produces finished machined parts and has about 75 machine tools including CNC lathes. This was hardly surprising given the turmoil unfolding in the broader financial universe. “Doctor Copper” is the… Read More

Industrial Commodities Extend Slide as Coronavirus Dents Demand

Originally, the company produced only foundry castings at the 106 East 20th Street plant, but expanded to producing machined parts in the 1920’s. A Machine Shop building was leased until 1969 when a new Machine Shop building was built at 401 West 23rd Street. Commodities from oil to copper kept dropping Thursday, continuing a recent… Read More

Copper – The Barometer For China; FCX Is A Bet The Trade Trumps The Virus

Why pay a broker mark up? Deal direct for cast bronze parts or bars made to your exact specifications for any application. Veteran owned. Competitive prices and delivery. All eyes remain on China these days. The economy of the world’s most populous nation with the second-leading GDP began to run into problems five years ago.… Read More

Markforged introduces pure copper to the Metal X 3D printer

Custom made cast bronze bearings, bushings, and bars are made from over 50 alloys in our own foundry. Why pay a broker mark up? US-based composite and metal 3D printer provider Markforged, has released a pure copper material option for use with the Metal X 3D printer. By enabling copper 3D printing on the Metal… Read More

METALS-Copper in longest losing streak for six years on China virus fears

Custom made cast bronze bearings, bushings, and bars are made from over 50 alloys in our own foundry. Why pay a broker mark up? Deal direct for cast bronze parts or bars made to your exact specifications for any application. Veteran owned. Competitive prices and delivery. * Nickel slides to 6-1/2 month low * Copper… Read More

Copper Sees Worst Losing Streak Since 2018 on Virus Fears

Originally, the company produced only foundry castings at the 106 East 20th Street plant, but expanded to producing machined parts in the 1920’s. A Machine Shop building was leased until 1969 when a new Machine Shop building was built at 401 West 23rd Street. (Bloomberg) — Copper saw its worst streak of losses since mid-2018… Read More

Sibanye-Stillwater Weighs Buying Copper, Other Metals Amid Clean Energy Trend

Beckett Bronze Company was incorporated May 21, 1913 as the Delaware Brass and Aluminum Company by a group of stockholders which included John Beckett, a molder, and his son, Charles. The chief executive of Sibanye-Stillwater SBGL -9.14% said the South African miner wants to expand beyond precious metals, through acquisitions, into copper, cobalt and other… Read More

Weakening Dollar Could Lift Commodities in 2020

Beckett Bronze manufactures bronze bearings, bronze bushings, and bronze bars. Custom made cast bronze bearings, bushings, and bars are made from over 50 alloys in our own foundry. A softening U.S. dollar could give commodity prices a boost this year. After a year in which a strong dollar weighed on commodity prices, some banks now… Read More

With Copper Stocks Tapped Out, Banks See a 2020 Price Spike

Originally, the company produced only foundry castings at the 106 East 20th Street plant, but expanded to producing machined parts in the 1920’s. A Machine Shop building was leased until 1969 when a new Machine Shop building was built at 401 West 23rd Street. (Bloomberg) — The price of copper, a barometer for the global… Read More