Olympic Steel has acquired Central Tube and Bar

October 2023

Copper Run advised Olympic Steel on its acquisition of Central Tube and Bar. Olympic Steel, a leading U.S. metals service center focused on the direct sale of processed carbon, coated and stainless flat-rolled sheet, coil and plate steel, aluminum, tin plate, and metal-intensive branded products, is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, and operates 47 facilities in North America.

Central Tube and Bar was founded in 1996 and serves large original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and fabricators across the Mid-South from three facilities in Conway, Arkansas, and Tulsa, Oklahoma. The business offers a range of value-added fabrication services, including tube laser cutting, tube bending, robotic welding, flat laser burning, and brake press forming. The business will continue to operate as Central Tube & Bar, an Olympic Steel Company.