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JDM Steel Service Mission Statement

We strive to be a company that takes an innovative approach to developing partnerships with our customers and suppliers, while providing superior:

  • •  QUALITY
  • •  SERVICE
  • •  VALUE

Our means to accomplish this:

  • •  EMPLOYEE TEAMWORK     
  • •  CLEAR COMMUNICATION
  • •  SUSTAINED COMMITMENT
  • •  A REWARDING ENVIRONMENT

The expected outcome:

  • •  FINANCIAL STABILITY         
  • •  A STRONG, GROWING BUSINESS
  • •  THE LOYALTY OF OUR EMPLOYEES, SUPPLIERS AND CUSTOMERS

Our Quality Policy

Every employee is part of our quality system and we actively pursue continuous improvement. JDM Steel’s number one objective is to provide quality products and service that satisfy the requirements of our customers, on time and every time.

  • •  CATERPILLAR APPROVED STEEL SERVICE CENTER
  • •  ANSI / ISO / ASQ Q9001-2015 (ISO 9001:2015) CERTIFIED

A History of Giving

At JDM Steel, we support select charitable organizations helping those undergoing serious medical crises. Each quarter we set aside a portion of our profits to donate to the organizations listed below. We encourage you to support these groups in any way you can.

 

 

Our History

  • 1969

    Northern Industries, Inc. established as a bar/structural secondary steel broker.
  • 1973

    Northern leases 50,000 sq.ft. warehouse
    in Crestwood, Illinois.

  • 1978 to 1984

    Bar sawing added. Four expansions grow the facility to 165,000 sq.ft.

  • 1985

    First CTL line, 0.375″ x 72″, plus first Slitter are installed.

  • 1986

    Northern becomes an ‘All Prime’ steel supplier.
  • 1993

    0.500″x 96″ CTL line with two hydraulic levelers installed.

  • 1995

    Two corrective levelers added to the original 0.375″ x 72″ CTL line.
  • 1996

    A 4 High Temper Mill is added to the 0.500″x 96″ CTL line.
  • 2005

    Relocates to Chicago Heights.
    Upgrades 0.375″ x 72″ CTL line.
  • Rich Merlo buys shares, becomes sole owner. Renames firm JDM Steel.
  • JDM Steel opens Houston, Texas sales office.

  • 2008

    Installs first SCS Coil-to-Coil line in USA, for hot roll to 0.250″ x 72″.

  • 2011

    “Brushed P&O” is created to improve surface and shape of HRPO coils.
  • Begins stocking in Columbus, MS to serve Southeast US customers.

  • 2013

    Opened sales office in Fort Wayne, Indiana

  • 2012

    RBI Stretcher Leveler is installed in 0.375″ x 72″ CTL for “ultra flatness.”

  • 2019

    Celebrating 50 years of Service.

Our History

  • 1969

    Northern Industries, Inc. established as a bar/structural secondary steel broker.

  • 1973

    Northern leases 50,000 sq.ft. warehouse
    in Crestwood, Illinois.

  • 1978 to 1984

    Bar sawing added. Four expansions grow the facility to 165,000 sq.ft.

  • 1985

    First CTL line, 0.375″ x 72″, plus first Slitter are installed.

  • 1986

    Northern becomes an ‘All Prime’ steel supplier.

  • 1993

    0.500″x 96″ CTL line with two hydraulic levelers installed.

  • 1995

    Two corrective levelers added to the original 0.375″ x 72″ CTL line.

  • 1996

    A 4 High Temper Mill is added to the 0.500″x 96″ CTL line.

  • 2005

    Relocates to Chicago Heights.
    Upgrades 0.375″ x 72″ CTL line.

  • 2005

    Rich Merlo buys shares, becomes sole owner. Renames firm JDM Steel.

  • 2008

    JDM Steel opens Houston, Texas sales office.

  • 2008

    Installs first SCS Coil-to-Coil line in USA, for hot roll to 0.250″ x 72″.

  • 2011

    “Brushed P&O” is created to improve surface and shape of HRPO coils.

  • 2011

    Begins stocking in Columbus, MS to serve Southeast US customers.

  • 2013

    Opened sales office in Fort Wayne, Indiana

  • 2012

    RBI Stretcher Leveler is installed in 0.375″ x 72″ CTL for “ultra flatness.”

  • 2019

    Celebrating 50 years of Service.

A History of Giving

At JDM Steel, we support select charitable organizations helping those undergoing serious medical crises. Each quarter we set aside a portion of our profits to donate to the organizations listed below. We encourage you to support these groups in any way you can.