February 27, 2012
Atlas Tube, Chicago, a division of JMC Steel Group, has partnered with Nippon Steel & Sumikin Metal Products Co. Ltd. (NSMP) and Mitsui & Co. Ltd. to supply jumbo hollow structural sections (HSS) to the North American market.
Measuring 18 to 22 in. square in thicknesses up to 0.875 in., the sections typically are used in vertical column and diagonal bracing applications and as members of large, long-span trusses. The new products will be available to ship from Atlas Tube in the second quarter of 2012.