LISLE, IL (May 13, 2015) - Leeco® Steel, a leading supplier of carbon, HSLA, heat-treated and alloy plate steel, has opened a facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  This is Leeco Steel’s first location in Oklahoma, twelfth overall, and will be home to a sales and distribution center.

“We are expanding our reach in a region we currently serve in an effort to provide enhanced service, increased commercial coverage, and stronger customer connection,” says Denton J. Nordhues, President and CEO of Leeco Steel.  “Tulsa is the next logical step in our strategic vision for Leeco Steel.”

The facility is located inside the Tulsa Port of Catoosa Industrial Park with space for future expansion. The building is equipped for efficient distribution with drive-through bays and accessibility to barge and rail shipments from local trans-loaders located with the Port of Catoosa. It is easily accessible via highways 167 and 266.

The distribution center will be stocked with steel plate and fully operational in July 2015.  


Leeco Steel, headquartered in Lisle, Illinois, maintains one of the nation’s largest inventories of carbon, HSLA and alloy plate steel coming from the premier mills worldwide.  Founded in 1882, Leeco Steel has eleven locations in North America and a one in Monterrey, Mexico. Leeco Steel is a wholly owned subsidiary of O’Neal Industries. For more information, visit


O’Neal Industries ( is the U.S.A.’s largest family-owned group of metals service centers, composed of more than a dozen leading brands.  With sales of approximately $2.66 billion in 2014, O’Neal Industries is based in Birmingham, AL and has more than 90 specialized facilities throughout North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.