Liberty Steel Signs Contract for Services in Mexico With the Offshore Group

Metal services provider to set up Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico facility.

Oct 25, 2010, 06:18 ET from The Offshore Group

TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- North Jackson, Ohio-based Liberty Steel Products, Inc. has signed a contract with The Offshore Group for the provision of outsourced manufacturing support, or "shelter," services in Mexico. The company will build a 40,000 square foot industrial building that will be located in the city of Saltillo in the Alianza industrial park. At its maturity, the project will employ 40 laborers.

According to Liberty Steel's General Manager of Operations, Joe Dubaj, "As a company we are very proud of our track record of customer service. As a commitment to our loyal customers we are adding an additional operation in Mexico to support their production efforts.

"Our new facility will be initially dedicated to stamping and assembly. We will have press capacity up through 2000 tons and be capable to run both progressive and transfer operations.

"We explored various locations and options for establishing an operation in Mexico. Being a midsized lean company presents many challenges to establish a facility outside the U.S. The comprehensive list of services provided by the Offshore Group allowed us to overcome many unknown factors. We have a great comfort level that we have aligned ourselves with a partner that will make our new operation successful."

Liberty Steel was founded in 1965, and, since then, has grown from a single 4,000 square foot location to include three plants with a combined total of over 425,000 square feet. The company is a steel service center that places equal emphasis on steel and service. Liberty Steel processes coated, cold rolled and hot rolled steel, as well as provides stamping and blanking services.

The Offshore Group is the largest provider of outsourced manufacturing support, or "shelter" services in Mexico. Currently 53 manufacturers, employing 11,000+, are in production are at The Offshore Groups three industrial parks, and additional industrial areas, in Sonora and the city of Saltillo, Coahuila. Through its Vangtel subsidiary The Offshore Group also offers services to companies occupying the call center, IT development and BPO markets.


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