Steel Technologies to expand operations in Celaya, Mexico
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 28, 2016) – Steel Technologies LLC (Steel Technologies) today announced a new 112,000 square foot expansion to their Celaya, Mexico facility. Construction will begin immediately and is expected to be complete in late 2016. The $4.3 million project will expand the facility to 237,000 square feet and support automotive growth in the region.
“We are dedicated to bringing more value to our growing customer base in Central Mexico. This expansion gives us needed space for growth and additional value-add processing equipment planned for the near future,” said Carlos von Rossum F., Director General Steel Technologies Mexico.
“The expansion supports our growth strategy and further complements our strong network of steel processing facilities within the country,” stated Michael J. Carroll, President and CEO of Steel Technologies.
Steel Technologies, headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is one of the leading steel processors in North America and leverages its broad geographic network of operations to deliver value-added products and services to customers. Steel Technologies processes flat-rolled steel to specific thickness, width, temper, finish and shape requirements for the automotive, appliance, lawn and garden, agriculture, construction, office furniture, hardware and consumer goods industries. Steel Technologies is owned as a 50-50 joint venture between Nucor Corporation, North America’s leading manufacturer of steel products, and Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsui & Co., Ltd., a diversified global investment and service enterprise based in Tokyo, Japan. More information about Steel Technologies can be found at www.steeltechnologies.com.