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Asia Galvanizing aims to educate consumers about how a protective coating is added to steel, and how that can protect their properties.

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ON March 12, 2012, the day that Asia Galvanizing opened its steel gates for business, one might have thought that the K-wave had hit the westernmost part of Singapore.

Business literally rolled in from day one, so much so that it resulted in a traffic snarl in a usually quiet industrial area in Tuas. The Land Transport Authority (LTA) was called, while the company's founders - brothers Albert and James Ang - had to double as traffic wardens as there was so much "fanfare" that day, they recall.

"It was like the grand opening of a restaurant. We actually had to restrict people from entering," says the older brother, Mr Albert Ang, 48. "The yard was full of steel, and only one to two trucks can come...

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