Stainless steel storage tanks crucial to industries across the globe
Jul 31, 2011 | 07:00 PM
| Bill Beck
Stainless steel storage tanks are among the most ubiquitous pieces of metal equipment in modern society, holding everything from milk to chemicals to pharmaceuticals to lubricants. They hide in plain sight in industrial parks across the world, on the factory floor and on the highway. They keep our food safe and prevent chemicals from leaching into the ground. And they are fabricated in hundreds of plants scattered around the country, making up one of the more fragmented segments of the nations finished metals industry.
"We fabricate and sell tanks for every reason and every season," said Cheryl Schuster, sales manager for Buckeye Fabricating Co. The Springboro, Ohio, company is typical of the industry. The family owned company with 35 employees has been making stainless storage tanks since 1963, some 50,000 in the past 48 years. "We sell them through our own sales force," Schuster said. "We dont have a product line, and we start from scratch. We custom fabricate everything."....
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