CHICAGO, Feb. 22, 2017 /CNW/ -- Zekelman Industries announced that it has acquired American Tube Manufacturing, Inc., based in Birmingham, Alabama.
Through this acquisition, Zekelman Industries and its Atlas Tube operating division will expand their presence into the southeastern region of the United States in the structural tubing market.
American Tube will continue to operate under their brand and identity and will become part of the Atlas Tube division. "American Tube is a perfect complement to our Atlas Tube division and will enable Zekelman Industries to provide improved customer service and an enhanced structural tube product offering to customers in the southeast," said Tom Muth, president of the structural tube product divisions for Zekelman Industries.
Rucker Durkee from American Tube said: "We are thrilled to become part of Zekelman Industries. Zekelman's history of operational excellence and support will expand our ability to better service our customers."
"At Zekelman Industries, we are constantly exploring how we can improve operations and better service our customers. Bringing American Tube into our family is an example of that continued focus and determination. The team at American Tube is excellent at what they do, and we are excited to begin this next chapter with them," said Barry Zekelman, executive chairman and chief executive officer of Zekelman Industries.
For more information about Zekelman Industries, please visit zekelman.com
About Zekelman Industries
Zekelman Industries includes the operating divisions of Atlas Tube, Picoma, Energex Tube, Sharon Tube, Wheatland Tube, Z Modular and Western Tube & Conduit Corporation. Zekelman Industries delivers a broad range of industrial solutions that build its customers' success.
About American Tube Manufacturing, Inc.
Based in Birmingham, Alabama, American Tube Manufacturing, Inc. is a leading producer of round, square, and rectangle shaped hollow structural sections (HSS) for the southeastern region of the United States.
SOURCE Zekelman Industries