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Through our company blog we want to engage our customers, share industry related news and insider stories. Our leadership team will contribute thoughts and we hope you find our articles interesting!

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5 Things You Never Knew About Steel

by Jessica Kane

When you hear the word "STEEL", you may think this word refers to a single type of metal. But actually, according to the World Steel Association, there are at least 3,500 different types (or grades) of steel. Also, did you know at least three-quarters of the products we know of as "steel" today have only been in existence for about two decades? Each generation of steel gets lighter and stronger than its predecessors, and advancements continue to be made daily. In this guest blog post, learn five fascinating facts you never knew about steelBy learning more about steel, you can better appreciate how this valuable alloy has contributed to our life today!

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Meet the Team Part 37: Mark Dennis

by A.H. Harris

In part 37 of our ‘Meet the Team’ series, we had the pleasure to speak to Mark Dennis, the new Director of Corporate Assets here at A.H.Harris. Mark brings a fresh set of ideas to the team along with the passion to learn new things to better the team. If you want to follow Harris anytime, anywhere make sure to follow us on social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, GooglePlus). Now, let's hear it from Mark!

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Meet the Team Part 36: Paul Ferrari

by A.H. Harris

In part 36 of our ‘Meet the Team’ series, we were lucky enough to have the chance to speak with Paul Ferrari. Paul has moved around a lot in the company but currently holds the role of Inventory Control Manager. Paul has been with A.H.Harris for just over 6 years and has gotten the opportunity to visit every single one of our locations! Let’s hear more from Paul. 

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Meet the Team Part 35: Mike Rice

by A.H. Harris

In part 35 of our 'Meet the Team' series, we got the chance to speak with Mike Rice, an Operations Specialist working out of the West Hartford office. Mike has been with A.H. Harris his entire professional career. He upholds all the values we strive for here at A.H. Harris and makes the best carrot cake! Let's hear it from Mike.

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Meet the Team Part 34: Corrine DePinto

by A.H. Harris

In part 34 of our 'Meet the Team' series, I got the chance to speak with Corrine DePinto, the A/P Supervisor. Corrine has been with A.H. Harris for over 11 years and plays a large role in organization and projects, among many other things. Corrine never fails to keep her co-workers smiling with her upbeat spirit and sense of humor. She's a perfect example of what A.H. Harris is all about. Now, let's hear it from Corrine!

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April 2016 - Milestone Anniversaries

by Martin Hennig

The following A.H Harris associates are celebrating milestone anniversaries this April:

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Harris Cares: Fairfield Team Supports CUMAC

by Liza Wardwell

Throughout 2016, A H Harris will be celebrating 100 years of service within their branches. As a way for associates to come together, we are going to set time aside so we may participate in community service. Community, by definition, is, “A feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals.” At Harris, all associates come together to reach common goals for the better of the company. The strong teamwork we all share will focus towards giving back to causes important to each branch. This initiative is, Harris Cares!

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Meet the Team Part 31: Ron Tacey

by Liza Wardwell
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2015 Review - Harris Social Recap

by Martin Hennig

We had quite the year here at Harris. Our 5 regions had record breaking seasons. Our products, services and solutions have been utilized from Maine to the Carolinas, serving contractors, construction companies and homeowners alike. We added more people to our teams, upgraded facilities and experienced healthy business growth which we do not take for granted. Our focus on customer service, quality products and having the right team members in the right positions helped increase customer satisfaction and improved our word-of-mouth brand recognition and perception. 2015 also saw some significant growth in our online communities. All our social media channels increased not only in size, but also in engagement. Some highlights.

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Meet the Team Part 29: Rob Foster

by Liza Wardwell

Next installment of our A.H. Harris ‘Meet the Team’ leadership interview series. Part 29 already, wow! Today, I got the opportunity to speak with Rob Foster. Rob is our branch manager is Willistion, VT (make sure to check out their location spotlight too!). On Facebook we run an album called “Faces & Places of AH Harris” and we also feature snapshots of our crew on Instagram. But we want to give some insights into who our company leaders are, what their background is and include some ‘personal touch’ that goes beyond what you would find on LinkedIn etc. Get to know your Harris team, let’s hear it from Rob!

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