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​​​​Samuel Automotive

Automotive Lightweight Expertise

Automotive customers are increasing their use of aluminum and advanced high-strength steel in today’s vehicles to reduce weight and improve fuel efficiency. With a strategic focus on the automotive supply chain, Samuel is ready to deliver any automotive-grade ​metal you need, anywhere in North America.

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.

Please download our Automotive flyer for more information.

At a glance:

  • Extensive history serving the automotive market and recent facility investments to strengthen our strategic supplier status
  • Technical resource group — metallurgical expertise
  • Support of major domestic and world-wide mills
  • Creative hedging strategies and various hedging options available
  • Experts in automotive supply chain management and JIT delivery programs
  • Network of Samuel metal service centers across Canada, the US and Mexico
  • Urgent response team — findmetalfast@samuel.com
  • Large automotive-specific inventory

Automotive Aluminum products include:

  • Flat rolled and extruded
  • In-Heat Treatable Alloys (e.g. 1050, 1100, 3003, 3004, 5083, 5086, 5182, 5754)
  • Heat Treatable Alloys (e.g. 2024, 6013, 6016, 6022, 6061, 6082, 6111, 7020, 7075)
  • Unique Finishes such as: EDT, Dry/Wet Lube, Surface Passivation, Degreased

Advanced High-Strength Steel products include:

  • Dual Phase (DP590, DP690, DP780, DP980, DP1180)
  • Ferrite-Bainite (FB450, FB540, FB560, FB590
  • TRIP (TRIP690, TRIP780)
  • Martensitic (MS900, MS1100, MS1300, MS1500, MS1700)
  • Hot Stamped (22MnB5)

For more information on Samuel's expertise in stainless, high nickel tube for the automotive market, visit Samuel Associated Tube Group

Value added services:

  • ​annealing
  • blanking
  • cut-to-length
  • laser cutting
  • leveling
  • pickling & oiling
  • slitting

End-uses supplied today:

  • exterior body in white
  • doors
  • hoods
  • quarter panels
  • roofs
  • trim 
  • trunks
  • interior brackets
  • brake components
  • bumpers
  • dashboards
  • heat shields
  • reinforcements
  • seats
  • structural frames
  • exhaust powertrain components
  • gas recirculation components
  • fuel injection rail fuel 
  • bundle components
  • engine cooling components
  • radiator parts
  • ​transmission parts