A History Of SuccessSteel Technologies is a growth-oriented company that has earned a leadership position in the steel processing industry. We support a broad base of industry segments throughout North America and play a critical role in the supply chain. We are proud to be part of the North American industrial base which is crucial in creating jobs important to the economy. At Steel Technologies every position is important and contributes to our overall performance. Our success is directly due to a strong company culture based on teamwork, collaboration and continuous improvement. Operational excellence, keenly focused on exceeding customer expectations drives our success and profitability.Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Steel Technologies LLC currently operates 24 facilities strategically located throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Our robust North American platform employs more than 1,800 people, produces over $2.0 billion in annual sales, and allows us to offer supply chain solutions and logistical advantages unmatched in our industry today. At Steel Technologies we are proud of our great history, resolute in maintaining our strong market position, and excited about an even more successful future.
Founded in 1971 our first plant was located in Eminence, Kentucky. Steel Technologies was traded on the NASDAQ stock market for 22 years. In 2007 Steel Technologies merged with Mitsui & Co (U.S.A.), Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsui & Co., LTD. In 2010 Mitsui formed the new joint venture with Nucor Corporation named “NuMit”, which now owns 100% of Steel Technologies.
2017 – Steel Technologies announces Smyrna, TN. laser blanking expansion.
2016 – Steel Technologies announces new Greenfield facility Smyrna, TN.
2016 – Steel Technologies plans a 64,000 square foot expansion to its Woodstock, Ontario facility.
2016 – Steel Technologies announces 84,000 square foot expansion to its Crawfordsville, IN facility.
2016 – Steel Technologies announces 112,000 square foot expansion to its Celaya, MX facility.
2015 – Steel Technologies is upgrading and widening its reversing mill in Canton, MI to 48″, improving efficiency, quality and increasing capacity.
2014 – Steel Technologies completes acquisition of Stripco – Mishawaka, IN.
2013 – Steel Technologies opens new Greenfield facility in Pesqueria, Mexico.
2012 – Steel Technologies opens new Greenfield facility in Celaya, Mexico.
2011 – Steel Technologies acquires NuPro – Crawfordsville IN.
2010 – Steel Technologies’ parent company, Mitsui & Company (USA) Inc., and Nucor Corporation form “NuMit”, a 50/50 joint venture, which now owns 100% of Steel Technologies.
2008 – Steel Technologies opens new Greenfield facility in Woodstock, Ontario.
2008 – Steel Technologies merges and consolidates MSI (Mitsui Steel, Inc.).
2008 – Steel Technologies merges and consolidates Mi-Tech Steel.
2007 – Steel Technologies opens new Greenfield facility in Juarez, Mexico.
2007 – Steel Technologies is merged with Mitsui & Co (U.S.A.), Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsui & Co, Ltd.
2007 – Steel Technologies acquires MASCI in Cambridge, Ontario.
2006 – Steel Technologies completes acquisition of Kasle Steel Corporation.
2003 – Steel Technologies acquires assets of Cold Metal Products in Ottawa, OH.
2002 – Mi-Tech opens new Greenfield facility in Madison, MS.
2000 – Steel Technologies opens new Greenfield facility in Matamoros, Mexico.
1999 – Steel Technologies opens new Greenfield facility in Berkeley, SC.
1998 – Steel Technologies completes acquisition of Roberts Steel in Cleveland, OH.
1997 – Steel Technologies completes acquisition of Atlantic Coil Processing in Clinton, NC.
1997 – Mi-Tech opens new Greenfield facility in Decatur, AL.
1995 – Steel Technologies opens new Greenfield facility in Ghent, KY.
1994 – Steel Tech acquires 80% in Aceros Y Maquilas TYCOME, SA de CV., a steel processor in Monterrey, Mexico.
1991 – Steel Technologies opens new Greenfield facility in Canton, MI.
1989 – Mi-Tech opens new Greenfield facility in Greensburg, IN.
1987 – Steel Technologies opens new Greenfield facility in Portage, IN.
1987 – Mi-Tech opens new Greenfield facility in Murfreesboro, TN.
1986 – Mi-Tech Steel, a Steel Tech/Mitsui & Co. partnership servicing New Domestic automotive, is founded.
1985 – Southern Strip Steel successfully completes IPO and changes name to Steel Technologies.
1984 – Southern Strip Steel enters the state of Michigan, establishing a facility in Madison Heights.
1979 – Kokomo operations relocated to Greenfield facility in Peru, IN.
1977 – Southern Strip Steel acquires Miller Steel in Kokomo, IN.
1971 – Founded as Southern Strip Steel in Eminence, KY.
- Michael J. Carroll
President & Chief Executive Officer
- Patrick M. Carroll
Senior Vice President – Automotive
- Rick P. Furber
Executive Vice President – Operations
- Bradley A. Goranson
Executive Vice President – Commercial
- Steven F. Nosil
Chief Financial Officer
- Elizabeth L. Thomas
Vice President – Human Resources
- Carlos von Rossum F.
Director General – Mexico
- Michael J. Carroll
April 26 – Steel Technologies announces Smyrna, TN. laser blanking expansion.
September 28 – Steel Technologies to expand Crawfordsville operations
June 28 – Steel Technologies to expand operations Celaya, Mexico
June 8 – SRI Quality System Registrar recognizes Steel Technologies with President’s Award for Commitment.
Mar 31- Steel Technologies announces new Greenfield site in Smyrna, TN
Jan 12 – Steel Technologies to expand Woodstock, Ontario operations
Jan 12 – Steel Technologies Blanking addition to expanded Berkeley, SC operations
June 03 – Steel Technologies New Joint Venture
Apr 22 – Steel Technologies To Acquire STRIPCO
Dec 9 – Retirement Announcement
Apr 02 – Expanding Operations to Celaya, MX
Oct 03 – Expanding Operations to Bajio, MX
Aug 09 – Expanding Operations to Monterrey, MX
Feb 17 – Steel Technologies Plans To Acquire Nupro Steel, LLC
Jun 09 – Steel Technologies Announces Management Transition
Mar 03 – Mitsui USA to Form Joint Venture with Nucor Corporation
- Headquarters – Mitsui & Co. Ltd., Tokyo Japan
- Headquarters – Charlotte, NC
CertificationsSteel Technologies LLC. registered ISO9001/ISO1401/TS16949 quality system is an integral part of our success. We are driven through continual improvement of our standardized processes and quality objectives to enhance our customers satisfaction with our services and products.Implementation of the process approach model enables our employees to be dedicated and committed to the “plan-do-check-act” activities which consistently strive to meet or exceed our customer’s expectations.
ISO9001, ISO1401 and TS16949 Certifications available upon request.
A Foundation Of Commitment
The Steel Technologies Foundation, a non-profit organization, was established in 2004 to support charitable activities in the communities where Steel Technologies employees and customers of Steel Technologies live and work. The Foundation is generously funded by Steel Technologies and its employees and relies on its contributors to recommend the most appropriate and effective use of Foundation resources. Since 2004, the Foundation has donated to Supporting Heroes, Boy Scouts of America and several other worthy causes. The Foundation does not accept donation requests from outside of the Company.
Global CompactThe UN Global Compact is a strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. By doing so, business, as a primary driver of globalization, can help ensure that markets, commerce, technology and finance advance in ways that benefit economies and societies everywhere.Endorsed by chief executives, the Global Compact is a practical framework for the development, implementation, and disclosure of sustainability policies and practices, offering participants a wide spectrum of workstreams, management tools and resources — all designed to help advance sustainable business models and markets.
The Ten Principals are as follows:
Principle 1: Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and
Principle 2: make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.
Principle 3: Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining;
Principle 4: the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour;
Principle 5: the effective abolition of child labour; and
Principle 6: the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.
Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;
Principle 8: undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and
Principle 9: encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.
Principle 10: Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.
To learn more about Steel Technologies’ participation in the UN Global Compact, please visit UNGlobalCompact.org.
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