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Samuel Winnipeg Adds to Size and Processing Capacity in Aggressive Expansion

Press release date: May 30, 2014

Samuel, Son Co., Limited is investing more than $16 million in an expansion project to be completed over the next 12 months at its Winnipeg, Manitoba facility. The announcement came today from Tom McGrogan, president of Samuel Canadian Service Centers.

The project includes a 25,000 square foot expansion to the current 88,000 square foot facility. It is intended specifically to house a Bradbury Cut-to-Length line capable of producing product from coil up to .500 thick x 96” wide in lengths up to 50 feet. This line will be further enhanced with a new BuTech Bliss Stretcher Leveler capable of generating stress and memory free product up to 85,000psi yield strength. Increased lifting capacity will also be addedto the facility providing the opportunity to process from coils weighing up to 80,000lbs.

In addition, Samuel is alsoupgrading its existing heavy gaugeCut-to-Length line in Winnipeg byadding a new Precision Levelerfrom Herr-Voss Stamco equippedwith the new Veritas DriveTechnology.Capacity of this linewill be up to .250 thick x 72” wide at 75,000psi yield strength and will provide improved shape correction beyond that of traditional roller-leveling. This upgraded line will complement the new stretcher leveler.

“These additions and upgrades to our levelling capability show our commitment to the Winnipeg market and will allow us to provide the most consistent quality product available in the industry today,” states McGrogan. “The added processing capacity delivers the level of service that our customers deserve and have grown to expect from Samuel”.

The first phase of this project is expected to be complete by August 2014.

Samuel, Son & Co., Limited offers end-to-end solutions in the distribution, transportation, processing and manufacturing of metals and industrial products. Founded in 1855, Samuel is the largest family-owned metals processor and distributor in North America, and operates over 100 locations. See for further details about our full range of carbon, stainless steel, and aluminum products.

For more information, please contact:
Gary Henaire, Regional Vice-President for Manitoba and Saskatchewan, Samuel, Son & Co., Limited; Tel: 204-661-8050 ext: 2313


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