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Chicago Tube and Iron

Founded in 1914, CTI is one of the largest specialty steel service centers in the United States, with ten branches throughout the Midwest and in Monterrey, Mexico. Inventory and value added processing is facilitated in over 1.2 million square feet of efficient, state-of-the-art facilities. CTI houses over 30,000 line items of inventory from the world’s premier manufacturers. Our hundred year history of consistent growth has allowed us to attract talented personnel, expand our inventory and acquire leading edge equipment to provide you with Consistent Reliable Customer Service.

Your attention to detail prevented us from having to experience a lot of last-minute scrambling and panic. I wish all of our customer service folks and suppliers were like CTI .

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If a picture is worth a thousand words, these videos showing some of our many capabilities will speak volumes. Come see our “jumbo” tube laser create precision parts for our customers with a beam of light.
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Olympic Steel

When Olympic Steel was founded in 1954, our business focused on warehousing and distribution of steel from a single facility with no major processing equipment. Today, our enterprise has an enormously wider range, focused on growth, geographic and customer diversity and the value-added processing of flat-rolled metals.

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Chicago Tube and Iron Employee Store

CTI Employee Store

Find great clothing and accessories sporting the CTI logo at our company store.

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100th Anniversary Celebration

A group of guys with an idea. An idea not really new even 100 years ago, but a sound idea… build a company on people.

Come check out our history over the past 100 years!

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