SOURCE: Wheatland Tube

Wheatland Tube

February 24, 2014 11:11 ET

Wheatland Tube Debuts New Name for Continuous Weld Product

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - February 24, 2014) - Wheatland Tube, a leading manufacturer of steel pipe and tube solutions, announced today a new name for its continuous weld (CW) pipe. Wheatland CW pipe will now be manufactured and sold under the SureThread™ brand name.

"This name speaks to the excellent threading and fabrication characteristics of CW pipe," said Mark Magno, president of Wheatland Tube's pipe division. "Many of our customers tell us that our CW pipe 'threads like butter' and doesn't have hard spots commonly seen on imported ERW pipe, so the SureThread name just made sense."

SureThread pipe features a uniform grain pattern and smooth surface that is proven to cause less wear and tear on tools and dies than traditional ERW pipe. SureThread is used for mechanical and low-pressure applications, as well as steam, water, gas and air lines applications. Wheatland Tube is North America's only full-line producer of SureThread ASTM A53 CW and electric resistance weld (ERW) standard steel pipe.

"We recently surveyed contractors, and 72 percent of respondents indicated they believe our SureThread product to be easier on their tools. That means reduced wear and tear, which helps tools last longer and keeps costs down," added Magno.

SureThread is available now in a wide range of sizes. For more information, please visit wheatland.com or call 312.275.1626.

About Wheatland Tube Standard Pipe

Wheatland produces a full line of standard pipe -- SureThread™ and ERW pipe, lance pipe and seamless pressure pipe. We're the industry leader in hot-dip galvanized pipe, and we offer more than 350 different combinations of finish, end treatments and length on our standard pipe.

All Wheatland manufacturing locations' quality management systems are certified to ISO 9001:2008 requirements.

For more information, contact Wheatland Tube at 800.257.8182 or info@wheatland.com. Or, visit our website at wheatland.com

About JMC Steel Group

JMC Steel Group includes the operating divisions of Atlas Tube, Picoma, Energex Tube, Sharon Tube and Wheatland Tube. It is the largest independent manufacturer of hollow structural sections (HSS) and steel pipe, and the top producer of electrical conduit and elbows, couplings and nipples in North America. JMC Steel Group delivers a broad range of pipe and tube solutions that build its customers' success.

For more information, contact JMC Steel Group at 312.275.1600 or info@jmcsteel.com. Or, visit jmcsteel.com

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