Mill Steel Co. Consolidates its Building/Painted Products Division to its Newest Anderson, IN Location

Relocation of Mill Steel's Midwest Painted Products Division to greatly enhance distribution capabilities for customers in the Mid-South and Midwest

Anderson, IN plant location to benefit from continued employment of Painted Products division

08 Feb, 2016, 09:51 ET from Mill Steel Co.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Mill Steel Co., one of the nation's largest distributors of flat-rolled carbon steel, has decided to move its Building/Painted Products Midwest operations from its Jeffersonville, IN plant to its recently acquired service center in Anderson, IN. Mill Steel expects to complete the move of the Midwest Building/Painted Products division by the end of April 2016.

This relocation is in concert with Mill Steel's previously announced consolidation of its Steel Structural Products (Louisville) steel framing and accessory operations to its Ports of IndianaJeffersonville footprint.  The additional move of the Building/Painted Products Midwest operations will greatly enhance distribution, processing, and logistics capabilities for painted metal roll-forming customers in the Mid-South and Midwest markets.  The move will also significantly enhance the production capabilities of its Jeffersonville plant serving Mill Steel's growing base of automotive, construction, appliance, transportation and tubing customers. 

The acquisition of the Anderson plant in early January 2016 and the hiring of its experienced personnel, many of whom have a decade or more of experience in steel processing and distribution, provides Mill Steel with a tremendous opportunity to enhance distribution capabilities to painted products customers.  Furthermore, the move of these operations and the expected continued growth of the Building/Painted Products operations should assist Anderson, IN in retaining existing skilled labor within the Anderson market, while also growing the local labor force.

Mill Steel expects to reorganize the 220,000-square-foot Anderson steel service center plant's capabilities creating up to 100,000-square-feet of processing and distribution space for its painted products division.  This reorganization will in no way eliminate any of the plant's current slitting, cut to length, or level capabilities, which will be provided by the location's remaining 120,000-square-feet.

Mill Steel Chairman and CEO, David S. Samrick said the recent moves of the Steel Structural Products (Louisville) division along with the consolidation of Mill Steel's Building/Painted Products to its Anderson, IN location is a win, win, and win for the Company.  The efficiencies created as a result of these moves are a game changer for all three business segments (Jeffersonville service center, Steel Structural Products, and Building/Painted Products division) operating under the Mill Steel Co. umbrella.

About Mill Steel Co.:

Founded in 1959, Mill Steel Co. is one of North America's premier flat-rolled steel suppliers. Serving some of the world's most demanding industries; the business has grown over the past 50 years.  Headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI, Mill Steel operates five service centers locations including Grand Rapids and Melvindale (Detroit), MI, Jeffersonville, IN, Birmingham, AL, and now Anderson, IN.  Mill Steel continues to grow by sticking to its founding principles: Reliability. Accountability. And doing what they say they will, and then some.  We've organized our company around those values, investing in new technologies and markets along the way. For more information about Mill Steel Co., visit www.millsteel.com.

Mill Steel Building/Painted Products Division through its Anderson, IN and Birmingham, AL service center locations serves the roll forming roofing panel industry with Akzo and Valspar (along with others) 29ga, 26ga and 24 gauge painted material.  Mill Steel along with its mills and coil coater vendors stocks customer specific and standard stocking color codes for next day service to customers in the areas served.  In addition to painted color code systems Mill Steel also stocks its service center locations with customers' 29ga, 26ga, and 24ga acrylic requirements. 

Steel Structural Products (SSP), a division of Mill Steel Co., is expert in servicing its customers with their metal framing requirements for the commercial and residential construction industry. Since 2005, Steel Structural Products (formerly Steel Structural Services LLC, or Tri-S) has dedicated itself to building strong, solid relationships through excellent service, quality products, and reliable delivery.  Now combined with Mill Steel's infrastructure, vast industry expertise, and 57plus years of proven success within the carbon flat rolled steel services industry, SSP is a great partner to its customers and one they can trust.  Headquartered in Jeffersonville, IN, Steel Structural Products operates manufacturing locations in Jeffersonville, IN and Birmingham, AL adjacent to Mill Steel's service center locations.

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