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Do You Know How Steel Tubular Products Are Made?

As the largest independent pipe and tube manufacturer in North America, we produce 2 million tons of pipe and tube annually in our 12 manufacturing plants. Our investment in quality manufacturing and in our facilities, systems and people give our company the strength to deliver, both in vigorous markets and in these ever-changing times.

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The OCTG Market: Energex Shows Signs of Strength in Volatile Times

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Anybody in the OCTG business knows it’s a volatile sector, thanks to the current market dynamics: 

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4 Advantages of Specifying Steel Construction for A LEED Project

The USGBC’s LEED rating system is the world’s most popular green building performance metric. LEED certification is the recognized standard for measuring building sustainability, and is the best way to demonstrate that a building project is truly “green.” Green (also known as green construction or sustainable) buildings refer to a structure and using process that is environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout a building's life-cycle: from siting to design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation, and demolition.

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Currency Manipulation Hits Home as Local Politicians Take Stance on China

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Our Wheatland Tube facility recently had OH –U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rep. Tim Ryan (OH-17) visit in Warren to highlight steel jobs created and saved through trade enforcement. Wheatland Tube is nearing completion of a $14 million renovation to its Warren plant that resulted in the hiring of 30 workers. It was an honor having politicians acknowledge the jobs we created by taking a stance and supporting China Currency legislation.

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“Delivering Trust, Delivering Leadership” Video Wins Best in Show

We are proud to announce that we have earned three 2012 BMA Chicago Tower Awards. Most notably, the Business Marketing Association (BMA)'s highest accolade, Best in Show, for our corporate video:

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