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Sumitomo Corporation of Americas (SCOA) is committed to supplying industry with specialized steel products through our network of steel service center located across the U.S. and Mexico.
Through this integrated network, including steel mill depots, customers have coast-to-coast access to operations in California, Michigan, Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, Missouri, Arkansas, and Tennessee. In addition, a steel service center in Mexico supplies automotive parts and household appliance industries for that market.
SCOA steel service centers offer their customers state-of-the-art processing capabilities and cutting-edge information technology systems. Our service centers have the ability to link directly to our customers manufacturing plants, ensuring all orders are cost-effectively supplied on a just-in-time basis.
SCOA facilities meet automotive, electrical and industrial manufacturers' high demands for steel products. Industry leaders such as the automotive industry's Big Three depend on our steel service centers to process steel sheets and other parts to customers' precise specifications.
SCOA's titanium sponge business supports the U.S. aerospace industry. Titanium parts made from these sponges are used in engine rotors, body structures, or fasteners used for airplanes.
Acquisition Of Standard Steel Increases Rail Supply Strength In North America
The steel industry in Pennsylvania has a long and storied history. Famous entrepreneur Andrew Carnegie, an immigrant from Scotland, was a salesman, promoter and financier whose great innovation was the cheap and efficient mass production of steel rails in his Pennsylvania factories for railroad lines. Carnegie’s operation helped establish the Keystone State as the center of the American steel industry until the late 20th century..
SteelSummit Holdings, Inc., Cincinnati, OH; Nashville, TN; Frankfort, IN; and Vicksburg, MS
SteelSummit Holdings, Inc., headquartered in LaVergne, TN, with QS9000 certified steel service centers in Cincinnati, Ohio; Nashville, Tenn.; Greenville, SC; Frankfort, IN; and Vicksburg, MS was established through the reorganization of steel service centers in December 2000, serves the automotive and appliance industries, among other manufacturers.
SCOA Rolled Steel Industry Accolades
Union Pacific Outstanding Supplier Award: Arkansas Steel Associates, a SCOA subsidiary and leading North American supplier of tieplates, and Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, a rail manufacturer, were recognized by Union Pacific for their reliable supply and distribution of high quality tie plates and rail.