Tubing Company with Heat Treat Capabilities Acquired by Steelmaker

A major steel manufacturer recently acquired certain assets from a carbon steel tubing provider that supplies induction heat-treated tubes for automotive applications.

Nucor Corp acquired the assets from Century Tube LLC, based in Madison, Indiana, which supplies carbon steel tubing for automotive and other mechanical and structural applications. The company offers round, square, rectangular, oval and other special welded shapes of mechanical steel tubing, and is a leader in supplying induction heat-treated tubes for automotive applications. Since 1993, Century Tube has produced more than 300 million door impact beams for use in Toyota, Honda, Ford, FCA, Subaru, Nissan, and Mitsubishi vehicles.

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