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Posted by MSC on October 13, 2008 at 4:14 PM.
Hollow structural section (HSS) producer Independence Tube Corporation (an AISC Active Member) has announced the expansion of its manufacturing facility in Marseilles, Ill.; the company currently has operations in Decatur, Ala., Chicago (headquarters), and Marseilles.
This green-field, 170,000-sq.-ft expansion will include a new manufacturing mill capable of producing HSS tubing 1.66 in. OD through 5.00 in. OD. This expansion will give Independence Tube the full-size range on pipe tubing from 1.66 in. OD though 12¾ in. OD and complement its 2-in. SQ through 12-in. SQ tube sizes.