About Us

Zekelman is a family of companies — 100% domestic manufacturers — with a legacy dating back to 1877. We’re proud to be the largest independent steel pipe and tube manufacturer in North America and the leading innovator in multi-family housing development.

We’re not just a corporation,

we’re a culture.

Zekelman Industries isn’t just a company, we are a culture — a culture of compassion, caring, teamwork, excellence and recognition.

Safety
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Safety

The well-being of our people comes before all else.

Integrity
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Integrity

We do right by our teammates, customers, partners, and community, always.

Community
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Community

Our people, and our communities, are critical stakeholders we take responsibility for.

Entrepreneurialism
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Entrepreneurialism

We aspire to be agile, innovative, and self-directed.

Accountability
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Accountability

We honor our commitments, take full responsibility for our actions, and embrace every opportunity to learn from our mistakes.

Relentlessness
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Relentlessness

We want to be the very best, we never stop striving for better.

Company Timeline

Our beliefs are the foundation of our business and tie Zekelman's history to its future.

1877

John Maneely Headshot

John Maneely founds John Maneely Co., a Philadelphia-based distributor of pipe, valves and fittings.

1929

Sharon Tube

Sharon Tube is founded, and later becomes part of JMC Steel Group (2007).

1931

Wheatland Tube factory

Wheatland Tube begins manufacturing pipe as a subsidiary of John Maneely Co.

1946

Picoma Logo

Picoma is founded as Pipe Coupling Mfrs. and later joins JMC Steel Group (2009).

1984

Atlas Tube Logo

Atlas Tube is formed by Harry Zekelman.

1986

Alan, Barry and Clayton Zekelman assume ownership of Atlas Tube.

2006

JMC Steel Group is formed

JMC Steel Group is formed through the combination of John Maneely Co. and Atlas Tube.

2011

The Zekelman family acquires complete ownership of JMC Steel Group.

2016

Zekelman Industries Logo

JMC Steel Group changes its name to Zekelman Industries, unifying all operating divisions under the Zekelman name and preparing for the future.

Z Modular

Zekelman launches Z Modular, an innovative modular construction company.

2017

Western facility

Zekelman acquires Western Tube, a leading manufacturer of electrical conduit, and adds galvanized fence framework and mechanical steel tubing to Western’s lineup.

Zekelman acquires American Tube, a leading producer of structural steel in the Southeast, and fully integrates it into Atlas Tube.

2018

Hayes Modular Logo

Zekelman acquires Hayes Modular Group, expanding its presence in the modular construction industry.

2021

Shuriken Logo

Atlas Tube acquires Shuriken™, simplifying field-bolted HSS connections.

Largest ERW MillAdvanced galvanized tubing

2022

Atlas Tube opens the world’s largest ERW mill in Blytheville, Arkansas, the first North American facility to produce Jumbo Hollow Structural Sections.

Zekelman Industries opens the most advanced galvanized tube manufacturing facility in North America in Rochelle, Illinois.

KC Specialty Logo

Zekelman Industries acquires assets of EXLTUBE, fully integrating structural, mechanical and pipe production into Atlas Tube and adding KC Specialty Tube to the Zekelman family of companies.

2023

Zekelman's new logo

Zekelman prepares for the future with a technology-forward vision for growth and a new logo.

Domestic Manufacturing

Everything we make is made right here in North America, because we believe in doing what’s best for people and planet.

Innovation

Our industry waits for no one. We owe it to our customers and partners to stay ahead of the rate of change.

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Community

We measure our success by the impact
we make around us.