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The latest news on companies making seamless and welded pipe and tube products.
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PTC Alliance

PTC Alliance, formerly Pittsburgh Tube Co., was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Wexford, Pa. It has nine manufacturing facilities located in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois, Missouri, Indiana and Kentucky.

Arvedi Tubi Acciaio

Italy's Arvedi Tubi Acciaio has an annual production capacity of 600,000 metric tons of welded carbon steel tubing.

Severstal Izhora Pipe Mill

The Severstal Izhora Pipe Mill specializes in manufacturing large diameter pipes from strip made by Cherepovets Steel Mill. Header pipes of large diameter are used primarily for major pipeline construction projects aimed at implementation of energy strategy of Russia.

Atlas Tube

Atlas Tube, a division of the JMC Steel Group, is a hollow structural sections (HSS) producer. Its main plant is in Harrow, Ont., and additional plants are in Chicago, Ill.; Blytheville, Ark.; Plymouth, Mich.; and Winnipeg, Man.

Sooner

Sooner Inc., headquartered in Houston, Texas, is one of the largest OCTG distributors in the U.S.

Axis Pipe and Tube

Axis Pipe and Tube is a new 300,000-plus tons-per-year pipe and tubular products facility being built by the Prolamsa Group in Bryan, Texas.

Superior Tube

Benteler Steel Tube

Benteler Steel/Tube, a business unit of the global Benteler Group, which is headquartered in Salzburg, Austria, is building a 320,000-ton-per-year facility in Louisiana. Construction is on track to be completed in late 2014, with manufacturing operations beginning in the second half of 2015.

Synalloy

Synalloy Corporation is a growth oriented company that engages in a number of diverse business activities including the production of stainless steel pipe, fiberglass and steel storage tanks, specialty chemicals and fabrication of stainless and carbon piping systems.

Borusan Mannesmann

Turkish steel pipe manufacturer, Borusan Mannesmann, is building a 300,000-ton-per-year ERW OCTG facility in Houston, Texas.

Tejas Tubular

Tejas Tubular Products is a manufacturer and supplier of OCTG to the petroleum industry.

Bri-Chem Bri-Steel

Tenaris

Tenaris is a leading supplier of tubes and related services for the world’s energy industry and certain other industrial applications. Tenaris consists of a network of manufacturing facilities, service yards and commercial offices that spans the globe. It is a subsidiary of the Italian group Techint.

California Steel Industries

CSI is the only West Coast steel supplier manufacturing five different product lines: hot rolled, pickled and oiled, galvanized and cold rolled sheet, and electric resistance welded pipe.

TMK

OAO TMK (TMK) is Russia’s largest manufacturer and exporter of steel pipes. It has production plants in Russia, the U.S. (TMK IPSCO), Romania and Kazakhstan.

Energex Tube

Energex Tube is an OCTG and line pipe producer in North America. It has operating facilities in Thomasville, Ala.; Welland, Ont.; and Wheatland, Pa.; and two processing plants under construction in Thomasville. Previously known as Lakeside Steel, Energex was made a division of JMC Steel Group after JMC's purchase of Lakeside in 2012.

TMK IPSCO

Headquartered in Houston, TMK IPSCO is a North American producer of welded and seamless pipe and premium connections. It is a subsidiary of Russia's TMK.

JMC Steel Group

JMC Steel Group is the largest independent manufacturer of tubular products in North America, producing more than 2.0 million tons of tubular products each year through its 12 manufacturing facilities.

TPCO

China's Tianjin Pipe (Group) Corp. is investing US$1 billion through TPCO America (with U.S.-joint venture partners) to build a seamless pipe manufacturing facility in Gregory, Texas.

Lakeside Steel

Lakeside Steel was a diversified steel pipe and tubing manufacturer with a focus on manufacturing OCTG. It was purchased by the JMC Steel Group in 2012 and is now known as Energex Tube.

Tubos Reunidos

Spain's Tubos Reunidos is global leader in niche segments of specialty seamless steel tubular products.

Maruichi Leavitt Pipe & Tube

Headquartered in Chicago, Ill., Maruichi Leavitt Pipe & Tube operats several tubing mills with facilities in Chicago and Jackson, Miss. In 2008, Maruichi Steel Tube LTD of Japan acquired a majority interest in Leavitt Tube, renaming it Maruichi Leavitt Pipe & Tube.

U. S. Steel Tubular Products

U. S. Steel is one of the largest North American tubulars producers, manufacturing standard and line pipe, as well as OCTG.

Michigan Seamless Tube

Headquartered in South Lyon, Mich., Michigan Seamless Tube (MST) is a manufacturer of high-quality carbon and alloy seamless cold-drawn pipe and tube with an annual production capacity of 40,000 tons. MST is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Miami-based Optima Specialty Steel, Inc.

Vallourec

France's Vallourec is a world leader in premium tubular solutions primarily serving the energy markets, as well as other industrial applications.

MRC Global

MRC Global is a global distributor of pipe, valve and fitting (PVF), products and services to the energy and industrial markets.

Vallourec Star

Vallourec Star, previously known as V&M Star, is a North American producer of seamless OCTG, line & standard pipe, coupling stock and mechanical tube.

Northwest Pipe

Headquartered in Vancouver, Wash., Northwest Pipe is a welded pipe manufacturer with plants throughout the U.S. and Mexico.

Welded Tube of Canada

Welded Tube of Canada is a multi-faceted cold formed carbon and HSLA steel tubular producer, headquartered in Concord (Toronto), Ont.

Plymouth Tube

Comprised of 11 manufacturing plants and 13 business units, Plymouth Tube is a family-owned company and a global specialty manufacturer of carbon alloy, nickel alloy, and stainless precision steel tubing. Plymouth Engineered Shapes manufactures titanium, stainless, nickel alloy, carbon & alloy semi-finished extrusions and semi-finished shaped bar.

Welspun

Welspun has a diversified manufacturing base with its core facilities in Anjar, Gujarat, India, as well as other units in different parts of India, and one plant each in the U.S.A. and Saudi Arabia.

Prolamsa

The Prolamsa Group was established in 1954 and is a leading producer of pipe and tubular products in North America. It currently operates major mills and distribution centers in Mexico and Texas.

Wheatland Tube

Wheatland Tube is a welded pipe producer and part of the JMC Steel Group.

Latest News

worldsteel Announces Winners of the 5th Steelie Awards

07 Oct 2014 - The World Steel Association (worldsteel) hosted its fifth Steelie Awards ceremony and announced the winners at the annual dinner of the 48th worldsteel conference in Moscow on 6 October 2014. The trophies, known as Steelies, were awarded in seven categories this year.

Tenaris Facility in Canada Reaches Four-Year Safety Milestone

01 Oct 2014 - In August 2014, employees at Tenaris’s threading facility in Nisku marked an important achievement by reaching four years without a lost-time accident.

Superior Tube Secures AS9100 Certification

30 Sep 2014 - Superior Tube, a manufacturer of precision tubing for the aerospace industry and other safety critical applications, announced that it is now certified to AS9100, having been successfully assessed by the independent certification organization, Det Norske Veritas.

CSI’s New Pipe Mill Starts Up in Conjunction with 30-Year Anniversary

29 Sep 2014 - California Steel Industries Inc. (CSI) announced that its subsidiary, CSI Tubular Products Inc. (CSITP), has produced the first pipe off its new electrical resistance welded (ERW) pipe mill at the company's site near Fontana, Calif., and is taking fourth quarter customer orders for the new mill, as it grows its existing pipe business.

Tenaris Inaugurates Finishing Facility in Ecuador

22 Sep 2014 - Tenaris officially inaugurated on 16 September 2014 its new finishing mill in Machachi, Ecuador.

Michelle Galanter Applebaum Joins Northwest Pipe’s Board of Directors

16 Sep 2014 - Northwest Pipe Co., an industry leader of engineered welded steel pipe products, announced that Michelle Galanter Applebaum, a well-known retired equity analyst and former Salomon Brothers/Citigroup managing director, has been elected to Northwest Pipe’s board of directors.

OSHA Fines Vallourec Star for 22 Serious Safety Violations

11 Sep 2014 - After receiving information that a worker had suffered severe injuries after being crushed between two machines, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Vallourec Star for 22 serious safety violations.

Tenaris Confirms Full Purchase of Socotherm Brasil

08 Sep 2014 - Tenaris confirmed the purchase of the remaining 50% of the participation of Socotherm Brasil, which belonged to Socotherm Americas, a division of ShawCor.

Jindal Tubular USA Acquires Assets of PSL North America

04 Sep 2014 - Jindal Tubular USA LLC, a SPV subsidiary of Jindal SAW, one of the largest global manufacturers of large diameter steel pipe, announced the acquisition of the assets of PSL North America LLC (PSLNA) for US$104 million.

Synalloy Completes Sale of Ram-Fab

04 Sep 2014 - Synalloy Corporation, a company that engages in a number of diverse business activities including the production of stainless steel pipe, fiberglass and steel storage tanks, and specialty chemicals, announced the sale of Ram-Fab LLC in Crossett, Ark., to a subsidiary of Primoris Services Corp.

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