December 2008
Metal Center News;Dec2008, Vol. 48 Issue 13, p16
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the 50th anniversary of Houston, Texas-based Ranger Steel. Founder Roy Whitley and his son, Ron have celebrated the company's anniversary with an open house. The company serves as the largest privately owned steel plate distributor in the U.S. and is on target to reach $500 million in revenue and 400,000 tons of steel plate shipments in 2008.


Related Articles

  • Putting It All On Plate. Markham, Dan // Metal Center News;Jan2007, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p46 

    The article focuses on the growth of Ranger Steel, a full-line service center, from a low-profile Gulf Coast service center to a plate specialist in the steel plate market in North America. Ron Whitley, president of Ranger Steel, claimed that the company's growth was due its motivation to become...

  • Ranger Steel Opens Memphis Distribution Center.  // Metal Center News;Aug2011, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p6 

    The article reports on the move of steel plate distributor Ranger Steel to open a new distribution center in Memphis, Tennessee.

  • Ranger Expands Reach with New Tulsa Facility.  // Metal Center News;Jun2006, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p12 

    The article reports on the expansion of the distribution network of Ranger Steel Supply Corp. in Tulsa, Oklahoma. President Ron Whitley said that the expansion of the facility will provide direct access in the Middle West. In addition, the company manages 23-acre center in the Houston Ship...

  • Ranger Steel Opens New Southern California Site.  // Metal Center News;Oct2007, Vol. 47 Issue 11, p8 

    The article reports on the move of Ranger Steel company to open its fourth distribution center in Los Angeles, California to serve its customers in the West Coast and Pacific Northwest. It cites that the new distribution center will stock 10,000 to 15,000 tons of steel plate. Accordingly, it is...

  • House of Lords reception.  // Management Services;Dec1991, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p51 

    A reception took place on October 24, 1991, to launch the second edition of the "Management Services Handbook." Jim Sellen, former chairman of the technical board that had initiated the second edition, gave a brief talk on the value of the handbook and thanked all those, and particularly the...

  • STEPPING UP TO THE PLATE. CASSANO, ERIK // Smart Business Houston;Nov2008, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p14 

    The article discusses the decision of Ranger Steel Services LP president Ron Whitley to make delivering steel plate and service the new focus of the company. According to the article, this change prompted Whitley to inform and teach employees about the direction of the company and industry so...

  • Report.  // Management Services;May79, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p64 

    On March 28,1979 the Bristol, England Branch of the Institute of Management Services (IMS) joined with the Industrial and Management Studies Department of Bristol University in presenting a seminar on "Employment and People." An audience of over 100 managers, trade union officers and leaders of...

  • Around the Branches.  // Management Services;Jul1980, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p39 

    The Banbury and Oxford Branch held it's annual general meeting on May 15, 1980 at Oxford Airport, Thames Water premises. Special guest was Ron Whitley, chairman of the specialist groups and delegate for the southern region. The branch chairman Bernard Laplace opened the meeting with a strong...

  • Amsterdam Trip as Prize for Next Year's Winners.  // Management Services;May87, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p33 

    This article presents information related to the management games final of the Institute of Management Services, Great Britain, as of May 1987. During the Management Game dinner, Ron Whitley chairman of the Managers Group announced that the game would be repeated in 1987/1988. He added that the...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics