Serviacero Worthington Opens New Facility in Northern Mexico


Worthington Industries, Inc., has announced that its joint venture, Serviacero Worthington, completed phase one of its greenfield steel processing facility located in the Monterrey region in Escobedo, Mexico. In addition, Serviacero Worthington has steel processing facilities in central Mexico in Leon and Queretaro.

Phase one of the Monterrey greenfield is a 65,000 square foot facility with rail access and includes a 72" x ¼" slitting line and automated packaging line. Phase two is expected to include a cut-to-length line. The facility will employ approximately 20 in phase one. “The new Monterrey facility allows us to more efficiently service the increasing number of customers with current and expanding operations in northern Mexico,” says Benjamin Zermeño, general manager of Serviacero Worthington. “With the addition of this facility, we are the only steel service center with locations in both north and central Mexico.”

Serviacero Worthington is a 50 percent-owned joint venture between the Serviacero Group and The Worthington Steel Company. Serviacero Worthington has three facilities in Mexico and offers services such as slitting, multi-blanking, and cutting-to-length to customers in a variety of industries including automotive, appliance, electronics, and heavy equipment. Founded in 1966 and with 16 facilities in eight Mexican states, Serviacero Group is one of the largest distributors and processors of steel in Mexico. The Serviacero Group serves a variety of construction and metal-related industries through its three divisions: Serviacero Comercial, Serviacero Especiales, and the Serviacero Worthington joint venture. Worthington Steel, a Worthington Industries company, is one of America’s largest independent steel processors of flat-rolled steel. Operating 14 facilities across North America, the company offers the widest range of services in the industry, including acrylic coating, cleaning, cold-rolling, configured blanking, cutting-to-length, dry lubricating, edging, galvannealing, hot-dipped galvanizing, hydrogen annealing, pickling, slitting, temper rolling, and tension leveling.

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