Independence Tube Suffers Major Damage from Southern Storms

May 2011
Metal Center News;May2011, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports on the damage caused by a tornado that hit metal mills in Birmingham, Alabama on April 27, 2011. The tornado has forced Independence Tube Corp. to close its facility in Decatur and relocate to Marseilles and Chicago, Illinois. Though O'Neal Steel Inc. was not hit, it has set up fund to aid its employees whose homes were devastated by the storm. The red metals suppliers, such as NSRW Inc. and Cambridge-Lee Industries Inc., were also damaged by the tornado.


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