The price of nearly every design and construction material or component you can imagine went through increases in 2021. Unfortunately, if you were looking for relief heading into 2022, you won’t find much in the metal stamping material sector. The prices of metal stamping materials are forecast to rise throughout the new year continuously. There are many forces behind these increases, with no one area responsible for the higher costs. This article will examine the various factors driving these changes, the materials most likely to be affected, and dynamics altering availabilities and lead times.