CHICAGO Industrial Tube
& Steel Corp. has built a larger building in Ohio as it
looks to boost its inventory capacity and offer more services
The Kent, Ohio-based service
centers new building, double the size of its previous
facility, also sports custom cutting equipment and faster
loading capabilities, the company said Tuesday.
"With the larger facility, we
hold significantly more stock and equipment to create faster
turnaround times," Industrial Tube & Steel president Dick
Siess said in a statement.
Following a move in 2009, the
company went to six 10-ton cranes from four 5-ton cranes, Siess
said. The newer cranes are able to carry heavier loads and
reach higher racks.
The new operation also sports a
28-inch Hyd-Mech saw for increased and more accurate cutting
capacity, six loading docks and two drive-through bays, the
Industrial Tube & Steel
serves markets in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and Pennsylvania, it