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MTI SLEP Program Keeps the Army Afloat!

Metal Trades, Inc. has successfully completed the first US Army Modular Warping Tug (MWT) Service Life Extension Program (SLEP) at our Yonge’s Island, SC facility. The US Army has a large family of vessels that...

Metal Trades: 60 Years of Community Involvement!

Metal Trades, Inc. was founded by the late Ted Corbin in 1962. Sixty years later, MTI is still owned and operated by second-generation members of the Corbin Family, and it continues to thrive. A Positive...

Happy Birthday Metal Trades!

It was ‘Take Me Out to the Ball Game’ when Metal Trades, Inc. celebrated our staff and their families with the Charleston Riverdogs last week. Hot dogs, birthday cake, and good times were on the...

Sustainability Watch: MTI Aids Artificial Reef Project

A new artificial reef off the coast of South Carolina is boosting ocean wildlife sustainability, and Metal Trades is proud to have played its part! Artificial Reef projects are a major component of ocean sustainability...

MTI Heavy Steel Fabrication

The business of heavy steel fabrication is not for the faint of heart. The size, speed and complexity of fabricated components continues their upward curve, as does the heat of foreign competition. But one heavy...

Heavy Hitter

By DENIS WEINFURTHER, ARKU INC. This article was first published on: https://www.ffjournal.net/heavy-hitter.html Above: With the EdgeBreaker 4000’s intuitive touch-screen interface, operators can make adjustments or perform automatic calibration of the tools in no time. Fabricator uses...

MTI Blast and Paint: Adding Value in the Home Stretch

What makes the Blast and Paint operation such a vital part of MTI’s production capability? Well, without paint, a manufacturing process is simply incomplete. If contractors want their plants to be known as “turnkey” operations...

Processing: Where MTI Quality Begins!

The Metal Trades processing center is the critical first step of a journey that turns raw materials into high value-added products for our commercial and governmental customers. Today, we take an in-depth look at the...

July 4th at MTI: Celebrating and Looking Back

As we approach July 4th, a time to honor our pride in being American and a time to celebrate our independence, we cannot forget our roots. Metal Trades, Inc. was founded by Ted Corbin in...

Team Up to Clean Up with MTI!

Metal Trades, Inc. (MTI) gave a preview of our Team Up to Clean Up efforts back in March of this year. That's when a team of internal volunteers joined together for our Highway 165 clean-up...

Community Clean-up: MTI Picking Up & Giving Back

Why a Community Clean-up Day? Metal Trades, Inc. (MTI) has been part of the Meggett community for almost 60 years. Like any good corporate citizen, the company continually looks for ways to give back to...

US Army Shipyard Support Contracts: MTI for the Win!

Metal Trades, Inc. closed out the month of January 2021 with two major IDIQ/MATO awards from the US Army Watercraft Sustainment Maintenance (AWSM) Program, which is managed by the US Army Contracting Command- Detroit Arsenal...


Metal Trades, Inc. (MTI) is a family owned business located just south of Charleston, South Carolina operating with deep water access on the intracoastal waterway. We have been in business since 1962 and have extensive past performance in Heavy Steel Fabrication, Manufacturing, Machining, Vessel Construction and Vessel Maintenance and Repair for both commercial and Government customers.

” J.E. Corbin, Jr. founded Metal Trades, Inc. in 1962 with a pickup truck, a welding machine, and years of metal fabricating experience. Since that time MTI established a solid reputation for its multi-skilled work force and strong commitment to high quality.”

 

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