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.

Our Beliefs

We didn’t get where we are today without believing in something. It’s these beliefs that set us apart from the rest and guide us as a team.

Company Timeline

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


John Maneely Headshot

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


Sharon Tube

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


Wheatland Tube factory

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


Picoma Logo

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


Atlas Tube Logo

Atlas Tube is formed by Harry Zekelman.


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


JMC Steel Group is formed

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


The Zekelman family acquires complete ownership of JMC Steel Group.


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.


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.


Hayes Modular Logo

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


Shuriken Logo

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

Largest ERW MillAdvanced galvanized tubing


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.

Zekelman Industries acquires assets of EXLTUBE, fully integrating structural, mechanical and pipe production into Atlas Tube.


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.


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



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