About Us

cutting torchUniversal Steel America(TM) is the leading North American specialty steel plate processing service center focused on providing carbon and alloy steel plate and precision component parts to Power Gen, Heavy Construction Machinery, Oil Gas, Tool Die, Pressure Vessel, Mining, Wind Energy, Infrastructure, and Heat Transfer industries including those applications that require conformance to European Norm specifications.

As a subsidiary of the Salzgitter AG Group, world-wide locations include several facilities throughout Europe, along with state-of-the-art technological facilities in Houston, Texas and Chicago, Illinois. We are an excellent source for your steel plate and parts requirements including extra high strength steels to 160 ksi yield, ASME chrome-moly steels, ABS and API qualities for marine application, abrasion resistant steels up to 500 brinnell and thick plate up to 14 inches thick.

In-House Processing Equipment

With facilities located in Chicago, Illinois and Houston, Texas our in-house processing equipment, includes a multi torch with a heavy cutting capacity thru 14", high definition plasma, contour beveling, drilling, tapping, counter boring, milling, press brake bending, heavy plate rolling from 1" thru 4" thick, ASME welding certification, surface conditioning. 


Stocking to ABS, EN, DIN, API, ASME, ASTM, and Abrasion standards:

API 2H S235 ASTM A709-36 A514 THRU 6 AR400F
SA387-11 S355P ASTM A709-50 S690 THRU 8 AR500F
SA387-22 S420NL ASTM A572-50 130-160KSI T21™
SA516-70N A633C ASTM A36 C1045 4140