About Service Steel Company

The Service Steel Company, a steel tube, pipe, and bar service center, was organized in Detroit by Herbert B. Van Pelt and his son, Donald C. Van Pelt in 1920, and was headquartered at Rivard and Maple Streets tucked in between Eastern Market and Lafayette Park.

Company Founding

H.B. Van Pelt had been with the Columbia Steel & Shafting Co. and the Pittsburgh Shafting Co. for about 10 years, the last four years as vice president and sales manager of the latter. Upon retirement, he purchased the company’s stock of seamless and welded tubing, which provided him with startup inventory for the new company.

Through the years, Service Steel has remained solid under the ownership and direction of the Van Pelt family – 100 years after its founding.

    Detroit & Steel – A Solid History

    Steel is valued for its strength and stability and can be found virtually everywhere.  From infrastructure, buildings, vehicles, and machines to tools, weapons, household appliances, medicine, and even art and design, steel is ubiquitous and trusted. In our homes and offices alone, we find steel products ranging from paper clips, scissors, cutlery, cookware, and sinks to heating and cooling equipment, stairways, plumbing, electronics. Steel in invaluable and vital. 

    Throughout the years, steel and Service Steel have borne witness to the evolution and growth of our economy.

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    SERVICE STEEL HAS BEEN DELIVERING QUALITY, VALUE, & COMMITMENT FOR 100 YEARS.

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    WE BUILD MUTUALLY BENEFICIAL RELATIONSHIPS WITH OUR CUSTOMERS.

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    5 LOCATIONS, EACH SERVING THE UNIQUE NEEDS OF REGIONAL CUSTOMERS.

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    SERVICE STEEL HAS FIVE REGIONAL LOCATIONS TO ADDRESS THE UNIQUE LEADS OF EACH GEOGRAPHIC AREA

    DETROIT

    13700 Sherwood
    Detroit MI 48212
    Phone 313.365.6500
    Toll-free 800.275.8823

    CINCINNATI

    5170 Broerman Avenue
    Cincinnati, OH 45217
    Phone 513.242.6000
    Toll-free 800.929.8823

    EAST MOLINE

    2930 Morton Drive
    East Moline IL 61244
    Phone 309.755.2151
    Toll-free 800.323.1176

    BUFFALO

    333 Wales Avenue
    Tonawanda, NY 14150
    Phone 716.694.5200
    Toll-free 800.447.6733

    FARMINGTON

    5636 County Road 41
    Farmington, NY 14425
    Phone 315.876.9099
    Toll-free 800.447.6733

    BUFFALO

    333 Wales Avenue
    Tonawanda, NY 14150
    Phone 716.694.5200
    Toll-free 800.447.6733

    FARMINGTON

    5636 County Road 41
    Farmington, NY 14425
    Phone 315.876.9099
    Toll-free 800.447.6733

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