Who is Zekelman Industries?

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Zekelman Industries has provided pipe and tubing solutions for more than 130 years. Founded in 1877 as the John Maneely Company (Zekelman Industries) a distributor of pipe, valves and fittings in Philadelphia, today Zekelman Industries is the largest independent manufacturer of tubular products in North America, producing more than 2 million tons of tubular products a year through our 12 manufacturing facilities.

As we have grown our product lines, we have always focused on the needs of our customers and partners in a rapidly changing marketplace.

Our portfolio of companies delivers the highest quality, most comprehensive tube and pipe solutions across multiple industries.

Wheatland Tube

Since the first piece of pipe rolled off of its mill in 1931, Wheatland Tube is the largest steel pipe manufacturer in North America, producing standard pipe, DOM (Drown Over Mandrel) mechanical tubing, electrical conduit & fittings, fence framework, fire sprinkler pipe and oil country tubular goods and line pipe. Offering many proprietary fencing and conduit products, Wheatland Tube is the only producer of Continuous Welded pipe in the United States and one of very few domestic producers of rigid conduit. With seven state-of-the art manufacturing facilities, Wheatland Tube’s production cycle times are the shortest in the industry.

Atlas Tube

Known throughout North America for Hollow Structural Sections (HSS), Atlas Tube is also the largest construction supplier of straight seam ERW Pipe Piling on the continent. No other manufacturer offers more flexibility or capacity. Atlas produces products to all major North American specifications and can roll custom grades and lengths to meet the demands of any project. Broadening the company’s already expansive size range (up to 16” square and 20” round), Atlas recently became North America’s exclusive supplier of Jumbo HSS (18”, 20”, and 22” square), This product will help structural engineers meet some of their most challenging engineering design issues. .


Picoma Industries is a leading manufacturer of electrical steel elbows, couplings, and nipples, offering a complete line of Rigid, EMT, IMC and Rigid Aluminum products from 21 conveniently located warehouse locations. Founded in 1946, the company has a long tradition of quality innovation, manufacturing, designing products that have become the industry standard and developing proprietary production facilities to ensure rigorous quality control.


Energex Tube, the newest division of JMC Steel Group, formed after the acquisition of Lakeside Steel March 28, 2012. Founded in 1909, Energex is one of North America’s most diversified manufacturers of steel Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG) and Line Pipe used for the drilling and transportation of oil and natural gas. A leader in the energy industry, the company has continuously expanded by adding capacity and modernizing its facilities and products.

While the roots of Zekelman Industries reach deeply into the past, our focus is firmly on the future. Our growth is guided by a commitment to meet the needs of the industries we serve.

Here are two examples of this commitment in action:

Solar Construction

As the solar construction industry has emerged, JMC Steel Group has stood out in front as a leader, offering a wide range of reliable products to help facilitate growth and innovation. We support engineers to confidently design and build solar projects and to break new ground as the young industry moves forward. In 2011, our steel tubular products were used in over 250MW of utility-scale solar installations in North America.

Oil & Gas

The recent acquisition of Lakeside and launch of Energex is another clear demonstration of our commitment to the future. The oil and gas industry is growing rapidly and we saw the need to provide an expanded set of solutions. Integrating the Lakeside customer base and products into Zekelman Industries will have an immediate impact in the industry, setting a new standard for delivery and service.

Our customers and partners need a supplier they can count on to provide high quality, comprehensive products that meet their demands and are ready when they’re needed, where they’re needed.

We are Zekelman Industries. We have the strength to deliver.


There’s nothing better than building something you believe in.

Zekelman companies are in constant motion, expanding our teams and challenging convention.

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