NEW YORK National Tube
Supply Co. has broken ground on a new site in Baytown, Texas,
that is targeted for completion by year-end.
"The facility will feature about
100,000 square feet of warehouse space, 7,000 feet of office
space and considerable outside storage," president Gary Chess
said in a statement. "Houston is one of the largest mechanical
tube markets in the nation, and the Baytown facility will allow
us to better serve the surrounding states, which regionally
represent the second-largest market nationwide."
The plant, the University Park, Ill.-based tubing
distributors fourth facility, will house material
handling and saw-cutting equipment.