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Markets we service include Aerospace, Automotive, Energy and much more.

Markets Served

Samuel serves various industrial product markets through our dedicated business groups and manufacturing divisions.

Samuel has been the preferred service channel for a range of markets from the time the company was founded in 1855. Our experience has developed value-added services and products for end-use suppliers in order to satisfy quality, volume, delivery and expenses.

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Samuel aim's to be your one-stop resource for metal — aluminum, carbon and stainless. Our aerospace team understands that the dynamics of flight requires a clear focus and stringent quality control. Our service centers are certified to a variety of AS and ISO standards and our staff closely validate every order against the material specifications.


At Samuel, we work with our customers to deliver the material they require, packaged the way they need it, when they need it — minimizing material handling, inventory storage costs and helping customers improve efficiency. We strive to achieve a 100% quality rating — our material received at your facility, when and where you need it — time and time again.

Building & Construction

Building & construction relates to thein​fratructure of buildings — from houses to office buildings to condominiums to industrial structures.  It requires a broad range of metals products for rebar, pipes, framing / joists and external surface coverings.​

Chemical Processing

The chemical market produces products such as rubber and plastic, textiles, apparel, pulp and paper, and primary metals, as well as pharmaceutical and petrochemical supplies.


Samuel supplies metals and manufacturing to energy markets for mounting systems, inverters, field drilling equipment, solar panels, wind turbines, ethanol vessels and cooling towers, among others. Mining equipment, hauling rigs, and steel pipe / tube also make up a portion of this supply chain. Energy markets in turn supply heating, power generation, and other uses worldwide.

Food Service

From home to commercial usage, the appliance industry depends on quality metal components for such items as refrigerators, dish washers, washing machines, dryers, microwaves and other cooking and heating appliances. Food and beverage processing and storage requires a myriad of products for the preparation of fresh products and manufacturing of prepared food.


 Industries specific to metals and industrial products include:

  • Fabrication machinery, which involves bending, cutting, stamping, punching and other processes for metal and other materials.
  • Household and commercial furniture, lighting and kitchen fixtures, which use a range of metal manufactured parts and components.
  • Consumer Goods, which covers broad categories including electronic equipment, office products, packaging and containers, photographic equipment, and sporting goods.
  • The hardware industry which covers a cross-section of end-use products including wire, chains, plumbing supplies, electrical supplies, tools, utensils, door hardware, and machine parts.
  • Pipe and tubular companies who manufacture welded, riveted, seamless pipe and tube to a broad supply chain.


From wheelchairs to surgical utensils to hospital diagnostic equipment, the medical industry is routinely designing new products with the use of specialized metals.


Samuel Packaging Systems Group (PSG), part of the family of Samuel companies, is a leader in the design, manufacturing and distribution of packaging and unitizing solutions. Samuel packaging products and systems can be found in virtually every industry in North America and are supported by our comprehensive sales, customer service and distribution network.

Pressure Vessel

With a heritage that includes Steel Fab, Northland Stainless, LZR FIT, and Silvan Industries, Samuel Pressure Vessel Group has grown through experience and strategic acquisitions to be a leader in the fabrication and supply of stock and engineered-to-order air receivers, tanks, separators, heat exchangers, filters, pressure vessel heads and related equipment.


Samuel Steel Pickling Group includes Samuel Steel Pickling Company, Nelson Steel and Nelson Technologies. Our group provides first-in-class processing services from steel coil pickling to inline slitting and side trimming as well as design and operational expertise.

Service Centers

Our service centers are strategically located for cost-effective distribution, processing and just-in-time delivery. Samuel is the largest family-owned service center network in North America. Our strength lays not only in over 160 years of business and an experienced workforce, but also through our highly competitive purchasing advantage and our flexible value-added programs.


The transport industry has a wide use of metals and industrial products, whether in infrastructure, vehicles or operations.


Metal components serve as the backbone of operations for public utilities and private companies involved with water treatment.