GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mill Steel Co., one of the nation's largest distributors of flat-rolled carbon steel, opened a new facility in Houston, Texas with plans to expand its Steel Structural Products (SSP) cold-formed steel framing manufacturing operations.
Mill Steel's new 100,000 square-foot facility houses three production lines with the capability of slitting 50,000 lb. master coils up to 60" wide and .015-.250" thick. The company is currently installing roll forming lines to allow for full stud and accessory line manufacturing.
"We are thrilled to be entering the robust Texas marketplace, as this new location will enhance the efficiency of SSP's material procurement, manufacturing and logistical network," said Pam Heglund, President of Mill Steel Company.
In addition to its Jeffersonville, IN and Birmingham, AL locations, this strategic expansion in Steel Structural Products' footprint is the next step to becoming a nationwide distributor. It supports SSP's growing construction and residential framing business in the Southern United States. Furthermore, the geographic advantages and proximity to the Port of Houston will enhance SSP's distribution reach.
President of Steel Structural Products, Scott Stuckert, comments, "We are very excited to continue growing. This opportunity affords us the ability to better support our existing customer base and further develop our market share."
About Mill Steel Co.:
Founded in 1959 by Harry Samrick, Mill Steel Co. is one of North America's premier flat-rolled steel suppliers. Headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI, Mill Steel operates six service center locations including Grand Rapids and Melvindale, MI, Anderson and Jeffersonville, IN, Birmingham, AL, and now Houston, TX. Mill Steel excels at serving some of the world's most demanding industries with its steadfast dedication to superior quality, delivery, and performance. The company continues to grow by consistently operating with integrity, putting its customers and associates first. For more information about Mill Steel Co., visit www.millsteel.com.
About Steel Structural Products:
Steel Structural Products (SSP), a Mill Steel company, is an 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 solid relationships through excellent service, quality products, and reliable delivery. Now combined with Mill Steel's vast industry expertise, and 58 years of proven success within the carbon flat-rolled steel services industry, SSP is an even stronger distributor for its customers. Headquartered in Jeffersonville, IN, Steel Structural Products operates manufacturing locations in Jeffersonville, IN, Birmingham, AL, and now Houston, TX. For more information about SSP, visit www.steelstructuralproducts.com.
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SOURCE Mill Steel Co.