3 February 2014
LISLE, IL (February 3, 2014) − Leeco Steel, a leading supplier of carbon, HSLA, heat-treated and alloy plate steel, has purchased a facility to house a sales and distribution center in Tampa, Florida. This is Leeco Steel’s first location in Florida and 11th overall.
“Our 2014 strategic plan targets specific geographic markets that align with our industry focus and growth projections,” says Denton J Nordhues, President and CEO of Leeco Steel. “The Tampa distribution center will complement our other locations in the southeast and will expand our coverage in the gulf region.”
The 97,000 square-foot facility is equipped for efficient distribution with drive-through bays and rail service. The distribution center will be fully operational by March. ABOUT LEECO STEEL Leeco Steel, headquartered in Lisle, Illinois, maintains one of the nation’s largest inventories of carbon, HSLA and alloy plate steel coming from the premier mills worldwide. Founded in 1882, Leeco Steel has ten locations in North America and a one in Santiago, Chile. Leeco Steel is part of the O’Neal Industrial Metals Group. For more information, visit leecosteel.com.
ABOUT O’NEAL INDUSTRIES Leeco Steel is one of 14 leading brands owned by O’Neal Industries, Inc. (onealind.com), parent company of the U.S.A.’s largest family-owned group of metals service centers. With sales of approximately $2.3 billion in 2013, O’Neal Industries is based in Birmingham, Alabama, and has more than 90 specialized facilities throughout North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.