Mill Steel Co., a flat rolled steel service centercompany headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, announced today the purchase,opening and expansion of its operations in Jeffersonville, IN at the Port ofIndiana-Jeffersonville. As part of the company’s Jeffersonville, Indianaopening Mill Steel Co. has purchased the existing 105,000 square foot facilityand will begin an immediate expansion to add 120,000 square feet. This 225,000square foot investment will house two state-of-the art slitting lines inaddition to a cut-to-length line which will add to the company’s servicecapabilities.
Mill Steel Co.’s new Jeffersonville facility will beoperational starting in June 2014. The facility located on the Ohio Riverwithin the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville is projected to bring a capitalinvestment of $16.1 million to Jeffersonville and an estimated 43 new full-timepositions to the region.
“We are very excited by the opportunity to locate inJeffersonville, which we feel is an outstanding complement to our existingsteel service center processing locations of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Melvindale(Detroit), Michigan, and Birmingham, Alabama,” said David Samrick, CEO ofMill Steel Co. “We felt it wasabsolutely critical to position ourselves at a location that will enable us tocontinue our delivery of outstanding just-in-time services to our growingautomotive, construction, appliance and general manufacturing customerbase.”
Mill Steel Co. is expected to further develop establishedrelationships with other Port service providers and companies such as RollForming Corp., Steel Dynamics, Voss Clark, Kinder Morgan, Omni Source andMetals USA to name a few.
“This latest announcement is a testament to the manyadvantages the City of Jeffersonville, as well as the Port ofIndiana-Jeffersonville, offer a company’s bottom line. We are thrilled MillSteel chose to leverage Jeffersonville’s locale to serve its growing market andto establish their future in Southern Indiana,” said Jeffersonville MayorMike Moore.
Mill Steel Co. is an ISO/TS 16949 certified company thatcurrently has operations in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Melvindale (Detroit),Michigan and Birmingham, Alabama. In addition to being ISO/TS 16949 certified,the new Jeffersonville facility will have an A2LA lab for testing materials,not indifferent from all of its other processing locations.
“Mill Steel’s advanced manufacturing capabilitiesare a perfect fit for our multimodal port environment,” said Ports ofIndiana CEO Rich Cooper. “This company has an extremely impressiveleadership team that is keenly aware of the competitive advantages created byour multimodal connectivity and existing synergies between the world-classsteel processors located at the port. We welcome Mill Steel to our port familyand look forward to helping the company expand its business in southernIndiana.”
Mill Steel, which currently employs approximately 200associates, plans to begin hiring for positions in Jeffersonville immediately.Interested applicants may apply (through the company’s website www.millsteel.com)
About Mill Steel Co.:
Founded in 1959, Mill Steel Co. is one of North America’spremier flat-rolled steel suppliers. Serving some of the world’s most demandingindustries; the business has grown over the past 50 years. Mill Steel continuesto grow by sticking to its founding principles: Reliability. Accountability.And doing what they say they will, and then some.
We’ve organized our company around those values,investing in new technologies and markets along the way. For more informationabout Mill Steel Co., visit www.millsteel.com.