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PLYMOUTH TUBE CO. ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

WARRENVILLE, IL (February 3, 2023) – Plymouth Tube Company announced changes to the composition of its Board of Directors with the retirement of family shareholder Alan Van Pelt and the addition of three new directors. Plymouth’s CEO Drew Van Pelt thanked Alan Van Pelt for his service, stating that “during Alan’s tenure he brought analytical …

PLYMOUTH TUBE CO. ACQUIRES GERMAN DEFENSE PARTS AND PROTECTION SYSTEMS MANUFACTURER

WARRENVILLE, IL (July 1, 2021) – Plymouth Tube Company announced today that the company has completed its purchase of a defense parts and protection systems manufacturer located in Schwerte, Germany from the administration managing the insolvency of Hoesch Schwerter Profile GmbH (HSP). Previously a division of HSP, Plymouth has renamed the business unit Plymouth Schwerter …

Plymouth Tube Co. Announces Two New Members to Board of Directors

WARRENVILLE, IL (March 4, 2021) – Plymouth Tube Company announced that it has recruited two new members to the company’s board of directors: Gary Brooks and Rand McNally. “I was interested in adding board members who had exceptional track records and could bring world-leading expertise in competencies critical to Plymouth’s success,” explains Drew Van Pelt, …

Plymouth Tube Co. Acquires Nisshin Automotive Tubing, LLC (NAT)

WARRENVILLE, IL (February 7, 2020) – Plymouth Tube Company today announced that the company has completed its purchase of Nisshin Automotive Tubing, LLC (NAT), located in Versailles, KY, from Nippon Steel Nisshin Holding, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Acquisition of the NAT plant will expand Plymouth Tube’s capabilities and increase its …

Plymouth Tube Co. to Exhibit at Paris Air Show 2019

PLYMOUTH TUBE CO. TO EXHIBIT AT PARIS AIR SHOW 2019 WARRENVILLE, IL – (May 28, 2019) –   Plymouth Tube Co. and Plymouth Engineered Shapes will exhibit at this year’s Paris Air Show.  The show takes place at the Le Bourget exhibition center from June 17 to 23, 2019 and brings together aerospace leaders from across the …

DREW VAN PELT APPOINTED PRESIDENT AND CEO OF PLYMOUTH TUBE CO.

WARRENVILLE, ILLINOIS (January 1, 2018) – Effective January 1, 2018 Plymouth Tube Co. has named Drew Van Pelt its new president and chief executive officer. Drew joins Plymouth as Donald Van Pelt, Jr., ‘Van’ – who served as president and CEO for 18 cumulative years and as Chairman of the Board since 2013 – makes …

PLYMOUTH TUBE’S TRENT MILL RECEIVES NADCAP ACCREDIDATION FOR NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING

WARRENVILLE, IL (December 17, 2017) – Plymouth Tube’s Trent Mill (East Troy, WI) announces it has received Nadcap accreditation for NonDestructive testing. By manufacturing in accordance with Nadcap approved processes, Plymouth assures its customers around the globe they are purchasing materials produced and tested to the highest standards set by the industry. Nadcap accreditation is …

Plymouth to exhibit at Paris Airshow 2017

Warrenville, IL (May 1, 2017):  Plymouth Tube Company and Plymouth Engineered Shapes will exhibit at this year’s Annual Paris Airshow.  The show takes place at the Le Bourget exhibition center from June 19 to 25  2017. Once again, the airshow will bring together all the aerospace industry’s players across the globe to showcase the latest technological …

PLYMOUTH RECEIVES 2017 RUSTY DEMEULES AWARD FOR SAFETY EXCELLENCE

WARRENVILLE, IL – Cam Valle, Director of Human Resources at Plymouth Tube, is proud to announce that the Plymouth Tube Streator Mill has received the 2017 Rusty Demeules Award for Safety Excellence. Fabricators and Manufacturers Association (FMA) and CNA Insurance Safety present this award annually to recognize companies with an exceptional safety culture. This is …

PLYMOUTH TUBE TO AUCTION OFF RETIRED EQUIPMENT

Warrenville, IL- Plymouth Tube Co. announced details of an online auction it is holding for retired equipment. The auction will take place Dec. 2 through Dec. 9, 2015 and will feature equipment and machinery no longer needed in the company’s ongoing operations. Items featured in the auction will include tube-producing and metal-fabricating equipment such as …

PLYMOUTH TUBE CO. ANNOUNCES HOLIDAY SHUTDOWNS

WARRENVILLE, IL- Plymouth Tube Company has announced its upcoming Holiday and Maintenance Shutdown schedule. Throughout the months of November and December, there will be shutdowns across each of Plymouth Tube Company’s manufacturing facilities, in observance of the holiday season and to facilitate routine maintenance work. Plymouth encourages all customers to schedule deliveries of products prior …

Streator Employees Celebrate 1,000th Day Accident Free

STREATOR, IL- On Friday Oct. 23, employees from Plymouth Tube Company’s Streator mill reached 1,000 days of being accident and injury free. Instead of a typical work day, employees were rewarded with a celebration for their hard work and commitment to safety. “It has been quite a journey for us and every day brings new …

Plymouth Engineered Shapes to exhibit at TITANIUM USA

HOPKINSVILLE, KY – Representatives of Plymouth Engineered Shapes will attend TITANIUM USA, a conference and exhibit hosted by the International Titanium Association (ITA). The event will take place at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Florida from Sunday, October 4 through Wednesday, October 7. TITANIUM USA will bring together titanium producers, OEM’s, distributors, fabricators and vendors …

PLYMOUTH EMPLOYEES ATTEND FEED MY STARVING CHILDREN EVENT

WARRENVILLE, IL– On Sept. 23, six members of the Plymouth Tube Co. volunteered to pack food for the Feed My Starving Children organization. The event was put on by The Warrenville Charitable Giving Committee at their Aurora, IL location. Volunteers were split into groups where they worked to assemble packages of dried vegetable, soy and …

PLYMOUTH TUBE ANNOUNCES PLANS TO CLOSE ONE OF TWO FACTORIES IN EAST TROY, WI

Warrenville, IL – Plymouth Tube has finalized negotiations with United Steelworkers for the closure of its East Troy CWA plant at 2061 Young Street. Plymouth’s other tube mill in East Troy, the Trent Mill at 2056 Young Street, serves the aerospace and industrial markets and is unaffected by the closure of its sister plant. The …

Paris Airshow Booth 3-C138

Warrenville, IL:  Plymouth Tube Company and Plymouth Engineered Shapes will exhibit at this year’s Annual Paris Airshow.  The show takes place at the Le Bourget exhibition center from June 17 to 23  2013. Once again, the airshow will bring together all the aerospace industry’s players across the globe to showcase the latest technological innovations. The first 4 …

Shot Show 2013: Booth 2650

Semi-Finished Bar Stock and Fabricated Tube Solutions on Display at the 2013 Shot Show in Las Vegas! Plymouth Tube Company and Plymouth Engineered Shapes return to Las Vegas for the 2013 Shot Show, exhibiting at booth #2650 January 15-18.  The Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show) and Conference is the largest and most comprehensive …

ASTM Recognizes Dan Janikowski as new board member

ASTM International, a globally recognized leader in the development and delivery of international voluntary consensus standards, has elected Dan Janikowski to be a member of its Board of Directors beginning in 2013.   Known for its leadership in international standards development, ASTM is driven by the contributions of its members whose representation spans 150 countries. …

A Gold Level Partnership

Plymouth Tube’s Chicago Processing Awarded Gold Level Partner Plaque for Community Involvement   Chicago, IL – The Austin Polytechnical Academy (APA) recently presented Plymouth Tube Company’s Chicago Processing plant with a Gold Level Partner Plaque in recognition of their valuable community support and partnership.   Founded by the Chicago Manufacturing Renaissance Council in 2007 in …

Specialty Tubing Donated to Museum

PLYMOUTH TUBE CO. DONATES SPECIALTY GRADE TUBING TO SPURLOCK UNIVERSITY MUSEUM   Plymouth Tube Co. has donated several hundred feet of specialty grade stainless steel tubing to the Spurlock Museum at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign further demonstrating its dedication to the community. Recently, the Spurlock Museum had expanded their storage space and was …

Dave Barnes named CFO of the year

Plymouth Tube Company’s Dave Barnes is the recipient of the 2012 Chicago CFO Of The Year Award, Mid-Size Private Company category. The competition was hosted by Financial Executives International-Chicago Chapter. The CFO of the Year® Award is presented to a senior financial leader who has made significant contributions to a business or non-profit with quality, insight …

ProMoly on display at PRI 2012

Plymouth Tube is proud to be a part of the event, where the worldwide racing industry gathers in Orlando, November 29 – December 1, 2012, for the 25th Annual  Performance Racing Industry Trade Show.  Throughout the show, attendees will be given the opportinity to network with the racing community experts, including Plymouth Tube Company (booth 2957); manufacturer …

MINExpo 2012! booth #24096

MINExpo 2012 is 850,000 square feet and 1800 exhibitors in 12 indoor halls and outdoor areas of the Las Vegas Convention Center. MINExpo® is where you will find the safest, most innovative and productive equipment, services and technologies in the world: Which is why Plymouth Tube and Plymouth Engineered Shapes are a perfect fit!  As an experienced …

Sand Sports Super Show Exhibitor

Plymouth Tube Co., a domestic steel tube manufacturer, welcomes all ATV/UTV fans to visit booth (#14-212) at the 2012 Sand Sports Super Show. The show takes place September 14-16, 2012 at the Orange County Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa, CA. Throughout the event, show goers will be able to experience hands on Plymouth’s …

David Crouch Named General Manager

Warrenville, IL – Plymouth Tube Company announces David Crouch as the new General Manager at its Salisbury, Maryland seamless stainless steel tubing plant. Mr. Crouch brings 18 combined years of experience from the copper, brass and steel tubing industry as well as the textile industry. His background is in new process development, lean manufacturing and …

SEA-CURE chosen by OG&E for condenser retube

Why SEA-CURE was chosen: SEA-CURE® was the most cost effective material for meeting EPA copper discharge limits. By fall of 2012 all three units at this location will be utlizing SEA-CURE for their condensers. Fuel: Coal MW: 600 Material Replaced: Admiralty Brass Cooling Source: River water with a Cooling Tower SEA-CURE ship date: April 2012 (est) For a free material evaluation  click here. …

PLYMOUTH TUBE WINAMAC MILL RECEIVES CHAMBER’S ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR

PULASKI COUNTY, IN – The Plymouth Tube Company was founded in Plymouth, Mich. in 1924. The company is a specialty manufacturer of precision steel tubing, steel and titanium Near-Net Shapes, and steel and titanium cold drawn shapes. Comprised of 10 manufacturing plants, including the one in Winamac, Plymouth Tube is family-owned with fourth generation leadership …

Gary Minta Named VP of Finance and Administration

Warrenville, IL – Plymouth Tube Company is pleased to announce Gary Minta as its new Vice President of Finance and Administration. Mr. Minta will be replacing Dave Barnes who was named Plymouth Tube’s Chief Operating Officer in January 2012.   Mr. Minta brings to Plymouth Tube an extensive background in Finance and Operations with private, …

Exhibiting at Farnborough International Airshow: Hall2C7

Warrenville, IL:  Plymouth Tube Company and Plymouth Engineered Shapes will exhibit at the Farnborough International Airshow 2012 to be held outside London this July. The Farnborough Airshow is the world’s largest trade-focused aerospace exhibition, gearing up for 1,400 exhibitors and over 150,000 visitors from 40 countries. Plymouth will be displaying aerospace product offerings from its …

Airbus inks contract with Plymouth Engineered Shapes

AIRBUS INKS 10-YEAR TITANIUM EXTRUSIONS DEAL WITH PLYMOUTH ENGINEERED SHAPES   Hopkinsville, KY:   Semi-Finished Titanium Airframe Extrusion producer Plymouth Engineered Shapes announces that it has been awarded a new contract from Airbus. The scope of the ten-year agreement includes titanium extrusions which will be utilized throughout the programs for the A350 XWB, including A350-800, A350-900 …

Australia API PowerChem 2012

Dan Janikowski to present paper at API PowerChem 2012   Warrenville, IL – Dan Janikowski, Technical Manager, will present a technical paper on day one of this year’s PowerChem conference hosted by the Australian Power Institute (API). Additionally, Plymouth Tube Co. will be co-exhibiting with Mr. Don Broadbent of Karuah Valley Trading Co. (KVTC), Plymouth’s …