18 September 2013
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LISLE, Ill − Leeco Steel, a leading global supplier of carbon, HSLA, heat-treated and alloy plate steel, has secured a facility in Mobile, Alabama. The distribution center began shipping plate steel this month.
The Mobile site was added as part of its overall plan to establish a physical presence in strategic locations and markets in the US.
“The southeast is home to an active and diverse manufacturing industry that has a big appetite for plate steel,” says Denton Nordhues, President and CEO of Leeco Steel. “We chose to place a Leeco Steel distribution center in Mobile to better serve new and existing steel plate customers in the region. We are establishing deeper roots in an area we already supply from other locations. Leeco Steel: Mobile, allows us to realize efficiencies in our supply chain and commercial coverage that will ignite further expansion in the Gulf.”
Interested parties can reach the Mobile, Alabama, location by calling toll-free to 888-533-2610.
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 eight 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
With annual sales of approximately $2.5 billion in 2012, O’Neal Industries is the nation’s largest family-owned metals service center. The company consists of 14 leading brands working cooperatively to provide added value to customers in diverse markets throughout the world. The Industrial Metals Group (IMG), composed of O’Neal Steel, Leeco Steel, O’Neal Flat Rolled Metals and CHRG Metals provides full-line products and processing, while the High-Performance Metals Group (HPMG), which includes Aerodyne Alloys, Supply Dynamics, TW Metals, and United Performance Metals, is focused on specialty products and services. O’Neal Industries is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama and has more than 90 locations in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.