Women In The Steel Industry – Megan Osborne

by Abbie Milligan on September 12, 2018

The steel manufacturing industry has been a male-dominated industry for years and continues to be one, even today. The industry is poised for a change as more women begin to enter this and other  fields of work that were previously closed off. Several women have paved the way, and others are continuing to follow suit. To continue to encourage and...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Speaks at Wheatland Tube

by Jelani Rucker on September 25, 2013

We recently celebrated our two year anniversary in Chicago with a guided tour, luncheon and visit from Mayor Rahm Emanuel at the South Side Wheatland Tube manufacturing facility. Mayor Emanuel gave a speech highlighting Wheatland Tube's contribution to local economic growth, after remarks from JMC's CEO, Barry Zekelman, who spoke to the co...

10 Facts You Never Knew About the Zekelman Industries

by Jelani Rucker on May 23, 2012

Zekelman Industries steel is everywhere, but you might not know everything about the Zekelman Industries. Here are 10 little-known facts about the largest independent pipe and tube manufacturer in North America: 1. Zekelman Industries was founded as the John Maneely Company (Zekelman Industr...

Welcome to Zekelman Industries Perspective

by Jelani Rucker on April 4, 2012

JMC Perspective is the new blog from JMC Steel Group. Our history reaches back more than 130 years to the founding of the John Maneely Company (JMC) in 1877. Today, through the Wheatland Tube, Atlas Tube and Picoma divisions, JMC Steel Group has become the largest independent pipe and tube manufacturer in North America by producing more t...