Entries by Scott Koon

Greer upgrades four rolling mills, eliminates bottlenecks.

(Dover, OH) — Greer Steel has recently completed a host of significant upgrades on four of its primary rolling mills. In keeping with Greer’s commitment to continual improvement, the upgrades were designed to enhance quality, increase mill productivity and reduce delays and downtime. Improvements were made on Greer’s 30”, 22”, 18R, and wire mills. Greer’s […]

Two More Ebner Annealing Bases for Greer Steel

Use of 100% hydrogen brings increased throughput and faster turnaround. In its never-ending commitment to ongoing capital improvements, Greer Steel Company has purchased two new Ebner 100% hydrogen annealing bases, one additional furnace and one additional cooling cover. Capable of handling 63” OD coils and an overall stack height of 110”, the new equipment will […]

Metallurgical Testing Laboratory Open for Business

Greer Steel has announced that the full range of services offered by its renowned Metallurgical Lab will now be available to anyone using metals. For more than 40 years, Greer’s Metallurgical Lab has been an industry hallmark offering Greer customers some of the most extensive and precise metallurgical testing available. Now, the Greer Met Lab […]

Greer Steel Adds 60” Precision Hot Roll Slitter

Supports expanded product range, increases efficiency, productivity. Dover—Greer Steel Company has completed the installation of a new hot roll precision slitting line at its Dover, Ohio facility. The slitter will be used to process coils prior to pickling and cold rolling. The new .300”x 60” slitting line is capable of processing coils weighing up to […]

Greer Steel Brings Braner CTL On Line

Greer Steel has completed the installation of a new CTL line at the company’s Dover, Ohio facility. Company officials say the new system will provide customers with material that is flatter and, subsequently, will provide greater productivity. The newly installed high-speed line from Braner USA features a 17-roll flattener with a backer assembly and is […]

Lamar Named As Ferndale General Manager

Greer Steel, one of the nation’s premier producers of cold rolled strip steel, welcomes Curtis L. Lamar to the position of General Manager at the steel company’s Ferndale, Michigan service center facility. Lamar, a degreed metallurgist, has been an active and successful sales representative for Greer Steel for the past two years. His experience also […]

Greer Appoints Bates As New Plant Engineer

Greer Steel has appointed Robert L. Bates to plant engineer of the company’s Dover, Ohio facility. Bates, a registered professional engineer brings over 24 years of engineering experience to his new position. Career highlights include his 12-year position as plant engineer with MSC Walbridge Coatings and a 6-year engineering position with U.S.Steel-Gary Works. Bates holds […]

Greer Steel Holds Ribbon Cutting For New 22″ Finishing Mill

Greer Steel held a special ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the installation and start up of a new 22″ finishing mill. The new mill, which is part of an overall Greer capital improvements program, will provide customers with improved finish, higher quality and greater consistency. Performing the ribbon cutting honors were Jane Greer Raese, 11 […]

Greer metallurgist promotion to help customers solve application dilemmas

Greer Steel, one of the nation’s premier producers of cold rolled strip steel, has named Doug Campbell as the West Coast and Product Development Manager. Campbell, who has served Greer as Sales Representative/Metallurgical Engineer, will be responsible for Western sales and will also work with customers nationally to develop metals that solve specific engineering requirements […]

New Ebner Annealing Facility Increases Greer Steel Production

On June, 2003 Greer Steel Company has recently installed a new Ebner Hicon H2® annealing facility at the company’s Dover, Ohio mill, effectively increasing production and quality of the company’s processed steel products. The new gas-fired, high convection Ebner annealing facility features six high convection work bases, which are capable of processing coils with a […]