Lisle, IL – March 11, 2019 – Leeco® Steel, one of the largest suppliers of carbon, HSLA and alloy steel plate in North America, announces it will soon open its ninth U.S. distribution warehouse outside of Atlanta, Georgia. The new location will allow Leeco Steel – an O’Neal Industries affiliate company – to better serve customers in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida.
"We are excited to enter into the Atlanta market and better serve our customers in and around Georgia," said Denton Nordhues, President and CEO of Leeco Steel. "This location perfectly complements our Chattanooga sales office and distribution center and will enable that team to deliver orders faster with greater efficiencies to customers in the southeast."
The 49,000 square foot space is located northeast of Atlanta in Pendergrass, GA and will feature two 40-ton cranes and two drive-through bays.
The distribution center is scheduled to be fully operational in May 2019. Once open, Leeco Steel will have nine U.S.-based distribution centers and 11 distribution centers throughout North America.
About Leeco Steel
Leeco Steel (Leeco), an O’Neal Industries affiliate company, stocks and sells steel plate, maintaining one of the largest inventories of carbon, High Strength Low Alloy (HSLA) and alloy plate steel coming from premier mills worldwide. Founded in 1882, Leeco has 11 strategically located distribution centers in North and Latin America that are stocked with huge quantities of carbon- and heat-treated steel plate in a variety of lengths and thicknesses. Additionally, Leeco’s international trading division provides large quantity steel product solutions to companies around the world. For more information, visit www.leecosteel.com.
About O’Neal Industries
O’Neal Industries (ONI) is the largest family-owned group of metals service centers in the United States. Composed of five leading brands and generating approximate sales of $2.7 billion in 2018, ONI is based in Birmingham, Alabama, and has more than 80 specialized facilities throughout North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.onealind.com.