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19 steel fabrication companies leading U.S. growth

Posted by IndustryNet on Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Metal fabrication weldingNew data from IndustryNet paints an optimistic picture of American steel fabrication companies. Throughout the U.S., the pace of manufacturing productivity remains steady as the economy keeps expanding.

America's top steel fabrication companies depict how amenable the global economy is to U.S. manufacturers.


Accelerating sales growth has become the hallmark of the American steel fabrication industry.

Currently, average sales for the entire steel fabrication industry in the U.S. exceeds $34.7 billion while last year average sales totaled less than $29.7 billion.

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Sales growth has climbed 17.24 percent, which far outpaces the U.S. manufacturing industry in general. The top 10 steel fabrication companies reflect how efficient and productive the industry has been since last year.

Top 10 American steel fabrication companies

According to IndustryNet's data, the top 10 American steel fabrication companies, as sorted by the number of employees, are:

1. AK Steel Corp.
2. AK Steel Corporation
3. North American Stainless
4. MacAljon/SCL, Inc.
5. The Haskell Company
6. High Steel Structures, LLC
7. SFI Of Tennessee, LLC
8. Paul Mueller Co.
9. Oklahoma Steel & Wire Co., Inc.
10. Monroe Truck Equipment, Inc.

A closer look at each company adds context to IndustryNet's figures.

AK Steel Corp.
AK Steel Corp., specializing in blast furnaces and steel mills, actually has two facilities in the same city.
• Location: Dearborn, Michigan.
• Employees: 1,900.

AK Steel Corporation
AK Steel Corporation handles metal fabrication.
• Location: Dearborn, Michigan.
• Employees: 1,500.

North American Stainless
Blast furnaces and steel mills are the main products of North American Stainless.metal fabrication tooling
• Location: Ghent, Kentucky.
• Employees: 1,375.

MacAljon/SCL, Inc.
Similarly, MacAljon/SCL, Inc. primarily operates with blast furnaces and steel mills.
• Location: Savannah, Georgia.
• Employees: 650.

The Haskell Company
Metal fabrication is The Haskell Company's expertise.
• Location: Jacksonville, Florida.
• Employees: 626.

High Steel Structures, LLC
High Steel Structures, LLC is another blast furnace and steel mill specialist.
• Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
• Employees: 550.

SFI Of Tennessee, LLC
SFI Of Tennessee, LLC Is the only company in Tennessee to make the top 10.
• Location: Memphis, Tennessee.
• Employees: 550.

Paul Mueller Co.
Paul Mueller Co. also serves as a blast furnace and steel mill company.
• Location: Springfield, Missouri.
• Employees: 500.

Oklahoma Steel & Wire Co., Inc.
Oklahoma Steel & Wire Co., Inc. offers a range of products, such as hard-surface floor coverings and steel wire.
• Location: Madill, Oklahoma.
• Employees: 500.

Monroe Truck Equipment, Inc.
Monroe Truck Equipment, Inc.'s competencies include metal products fabrication, motor vehicle parts and machinery.
• Location: Monroe, Wisconsin.
• Employees: 500.

Top 10 steel fabrication companies reporting employment growth

The number of companies reporting employment growth suggests that an efficient, productive steel fabrication industry is now the norm. The top 10 U.S. steel fabrication companies ranked by employment growth are:

1. The Haskell Company
2. Greiner Industries, Inc.
3. Lavender, Inc.
4. Southeastern Construction & Maintenance, Inc.
5. Trinity Products, Inc.
6. Herrick Corp.
7. Beck Steel, Inc.
8. Lakeside Mfg.,Inc.
9. J D Metal Works, Inc.
10. Merrill Steel.

Interestingly, only The Haskell Company appears in both data sets.

Tube bending manufacturing metal fabricationThe Haskell Company
The Haskell Company was also the top steel fabrication company by employment growth.
Location: Jacksonville, Florida.
Employees: 626.

Greiner Industries, Inc.
Greiner Industries, Inc. specializes in sheet metal work, industrial machinery and plating/polishing.
Location: Mount Joy, Pennsylvania.
Employees: 280.

Lavender, Inc.
Lavender, Inc. is the only steel fabrication companies in Alabama to make the top 10.
Location: Aliceville, Alabama.
Employees: 200.

Southeastern Construction & Maintenance, Inc.
Southeastern Construction & Maintenance, Inc. has additional capabilities in blast furnaces and steel mills.
Location: Mulberry, Florida.
Employees: 170.

Trinity Products, Inc.
Aside from steel fabrication, Trinity Products, Inc. specializes in steel pipes and tubes.
Location: O'Fallon, Missouri.
Employees: 166.

Herrick Corp.
Herrick Corp. can also operate blast furnaces and steel mills.
Location: San Bernardino, California.
Employees: 150.

Beck Steel, Inc.
Beck Steel, Inc. stands out as the only company in Texas to make the list.
Location: Lubbock, Texas.
Employees: 135.

Lakeside Mfg., Inc.
Primarily, Lakeside Mfg., Inc. produces stainless steel, but the company also fabricates service industry machinery.sheetmetalfabricationguy
Location: West Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Employees: 135.

J D Metal Works, Inc.
By employment growth, J D Metal Works, Inc. ranks as one of the fastest growing steel fabrication companies.
Location: Clare, Michigan.
Employees: 120.

Merrill Steel
Lastly, Merrill Steel is a noteworthy performer based on employment growth.
Location: Springfield, Missouri.
Employees: 111.

For more information on U.S. steel fabrication companies

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