20th Anniversary of 9-11 – We Are Proud To Be American Steel

This Saturday, twenty years will have passed since the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, Pentagon and the field in Shanksville, PA on September 11, 2001.

Many people here and around the world remember exactly what they were doing and how they felt upon hearing and seeing the news.

There is no single day in history that changed America more than the attacks on that day. Travel precautions have never gone back to the way they were the day before the attacks.


This Doug Kanter photo of the attacks on the World Trade Center is one of the most iconic images of the attack. The steel beams still stand, reaching up into the smoke, dust and debris that seemed to fall for hours afterward.


The image of firemen raising the flag at the World Trade Center site in this Thomas E. Franklin photo, helped lead a surge in patriotism that we still hold dear to this day.

But America not only came back, we have steeled our resolve as a nation.

The steel industry has been the backbone of American progress since the industrial revolution.

Steel is the most recycled and reused material on the planet. Almost 69 percent of steel is recycled in North America each year. That is more than all the recycled paper, aluminum, glass and plastic combined.


Over 24 tons of scrap steel from the World Trade Center was re-melted and used in the steel for the USS New York, shown here in a photo from May 22, 2019 during the annual Fleet Week celebration. Click Here for more information.

At JADCO, we are proud that our QT Plus ® through hardened wear resistant steel is MADE IN AMERICA, right here in our home state of Pennsylvania.

And every square inch of our Chromeweld ™ family of Chrome Carbide Overlay products are created in our own factory just North of Pittsburgh PA.

If you have not yet experienced the Chromeweld ™ difference to finally control your abrasion applications, try it today. You will be pleased you did.

Please be certain to take a few minutes and pause to remember how 20 years ago this Saturday, 9/11/2021; 2,996 people were lost and instantly their families and friends were never the same.

This changed our way of life forever.

Do remember where you were and what you were doing when the towers were struck?