November 15, 2012 at 18:03 PM EST
Wheatland Tube Announces New Partnership With Michigan Seamless Tube
Agreement Drawn to Better Serve the A106 Marketplace

CHICAGO, Nov. 15, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wheatland Tube Company, a division of JMC Steel Group, is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement with Michigan Seamless Tube (MST) to jointly supply A106 seamless pipe to the marketplace. In this agreement, MST will market exclusively through Wheatland Tube. In turn, Wheatland will purchase all of its A106 supply (sizes ½" through 4") from MST and will capitalize on MST's extensive sales network to sell into both the U.S. and Canada.

"This agreement brings together two great companies who are both determined to better serve the A106 market. It also allows Wheatland and MST to build on their strong heritage of producing products that are made and melted in the U.S.A., and continuing to create jobs for Americans together," said Randy Boswell, V.P. of sales for Wheatland Tube.

"MST and Wheatland expect to continue to serve our combined customer base with the same high quality of customer service and product as has grown to be expected from these two outstanding companies," added Ted Fairley, V.P. of sales and marketing for MST.

Jelani Rucker

312.275.1626

jelani.rucker@jmcsteel.com

About Michigan Seamless Tube

Founded in 1927 and headquartered in South Lyon, Mich., Michigan Seamless Tube (MST) is a leading manufacturer of high-quality carbon and alloy seamless cold-drawn pipe and tube for a variety of different industries, including aerospace, mining, construction, automotive and agriculture. The company's modernized, 320,000-square-foot facility is capable of producing more than 40,000 tons of pipe and tube annually. Because of its size, advanced equipment and experienced workforce, MST is able to quickly process highly specialized orders — large or small — that meet its customers' exact specifications. The company's unparalleled flexibility, rigorous testing requirements, competitive pricing and logistical capabilities have allowed it to become the nation's premier global supplier of cold-drawn carbon, alloy and high chrome mechanical and pressure tubing and piping. MST is a wholly owned subsidiary of Miami-based Optima Specialty Steel Inc. For more information, please visit mstube.com

About Wheatland Tube

Wheatland Tube, a division of JMC Steel Group, produces a wide range of steel tubular products, including standard steel pipe; A106 seamless pipe; DOM mechanical tubing; fence framework; fire sprinkler pipe; electrical conduit; elbows, couplings and nipples; oil country tubular goods and line pipe meeting API specifications.

For more information, contact Wheatland Tube at 800.257.8182 or visit wheatland.com

About JMC Steel Group

JMC Steel Group includes the operating divisions of Atlas Tube, Picoma, Energex Tube and Wheatland Tube. It is the largest independent manufacturer of steel hollow structural sections (HSS) and steel pipe, and the top producer of electrical conduit and elbows, couplings and nipples in North America. JMC Steel Group delivers a broad range of pipe and tube solutions that build its customers' success.

For more information, contact JMC Steel Group at 312.275.1600 or info@jmcsteel.com, or visit jmcsteelgroup.com

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