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Lakeside Steel expands US footprint

Lakeside Steel Inc. has opened its US headquarters in the Galleria Area of Houston and expanded its US reach with the acquisition of a upsetting and threading facility in Texas.


May 20, 2011
by PLANT STAFF

WELLAND, Ont.: Lakeside Steel Inc. has opened its US headquarters in the Galleria Area of Houston and expanded its US reach with the acquisition of a upsetting and threading facility in Texas.

The steel pipe and tubing manufacturer based in Welland, Ont. said its new headquarters will house many of the senior executive team as well as sales, quality control and finance personnel. And its newly acquired Corpus Christi plant has a significant, long-term load on the books.

With the Texas expansion, Lakeside Steel now has three operating facilities in Welland, Ontario, three facilities currently being constructed in Thomasville, Ala., one operating facility in Corpus Christi, Texas and offices in Welland, Dallas and Houston.

Lakeside Steel Alabama will be a diversified steel pipe manufacturer with end-finishing and heat treat capabilities.