NEW YORK Scot
Industries Inc. plans to open a facility in Kingman, Ariz.
"It will be mainly
distribution," Bennett Bratley, acting director at the Mohave
County Economic Development Department, told AMM.
"There will probably be some cutting done, depending on sizes
that clients request."
Lone Star, Texas-based
Scot declined to comment. The company distributes specialty
tubing and bar products and offers value-added services such as
heat-treating and deep-hole boring, according to its
The company is moving
into a 60,000-square-foot facility, with start-up expected
early this month, Bratley said. Scot initially planned to build
a plant in Kingman, but scaled back its plans and is now
leasing property in an industrial park.
"At this point I
dont think the capital investment is going to be that
substantial," Bratley said, adding that Scot is expected to
bring in material from its plants in Wisconsin for distribution
The city, 60 miles
from the California border, has attracted a number of
metal-related businesses, including Insteel Industries Inc.,
which operates a wire manufacturing plant there, Bratley