Union Partners Announces Additions to Maksteel

CHICAGOAug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Chicago based Union Partners announced effective August 1, 2018 that Lee Steel, Berg Steel, JIT Steel Service, and JIT Steel Transport will operate as Maksteel and Opus Metals will change its name to Mak Specialty Metals.

“We are excited to extend the Maksteel name to five of our current operations in the US,” said Union Partners co-founders Chris Hutter and Paul Douglass in a joint statement. “This move will allow us to further leverage operation and distribution capabilities across our companies and enhance the variety of products and services we are able to provide our customers across North America.”

The strategic combination of operations under one brand elevates the complementary capabilities and products available to all customers – no matter their location. Now combined, Maksteel further expands its services in multi-blanking, light gauge and exposed slitting, as well as aluminum and stainless steel processing.

For more information on Maksteel, please visit their website at www.maksteel.com.

About Union Partners

Chicago based Union Partners I LLC is a hands-on, full-service metals and logistics company. Their steel service centers specialize in metal distribution and processing, and related logistics services. Founded by families with multi-generational experience in steel, real estate, and logistics, the company prides itself on combining the integrity of family-owned businesses with the innovation of entrepreneurial values.

SOURCE Union Partners