SIJ Americas Expands Inventory with New Chicago-Based Mill Depot Warehouse

SIJ Americas (a wholly owned subsidiary of SIJ- Slovenian Steel Group) is pleased to announce that it has acquired and established a new 35,000 square foot warehouse facility. Just 25 miles southwest of Chicago, the centrally located warehouse is slated to be fully operational August 1, 2022 and will be stocking and supplying stainless and tool steel products for its US & Canada based distributor partners.

As the North American distribution arm of the SIJ Group, SIJ Americas stocks forged plate and long products made at the SIJ Metal Ravne mill location and quarto plates made at the SIJ Acroni mill location. Products to be kept in stock at the mill depot warehouse include stainless round bar (420,440C,17-4,321,347,N60,15-5 ESR), stainless flat bar (17-4), stainless quarto plates (304, 316,17-4), tool steel round bar and tool steel plates (A2, A6, D2, H13, S7,O1 grades).

SIJ Americas expands inventory with new Chicago based mill depot warehouse.

“Our new Romeoville warehouse allows us to expand our US based inventory, thus improving material availability for all of our stocking distributor customers,” said SIJ Americas President Andrew Towey. “In addition to greater material availability, we have also been able to expand our product range for stainless bar grades, which now include 440C, 420, and 17-4 rounds and flats.”

“As we prepare to open our new mill depot warehouse, our team continues the fundamentals of being a great partner to our stocking distributor customers,” said Towey. “We’re committed to providing high quality, proactive customer service and a mutually beneficial, long-term approach. The character of the SIJ brand will be communicated through action, transparency, and continually delivering on our promises, with every customer, every time.”

Courtesy of SIJ Americas.

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Sara Mathov is a feature editor contributing to Valve World Americas, Stainless steel World Americas and other related print & online media.