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Direct Metals Leaves Illinois Warehouse For Larger Facility in Wisconsin


Pleasant Prairie, WI – Direct Metals, an international steel service center located in Kennesaw, GA, has announced that they moved from Illinois to a larger warehouse location in Pleasant Prairie, WI.

The new warehouse will maintain on-time and reliable deliveries of wire mesh, safety grating, bar grating, fiberglass grating, expanded metal, architectural metal, and perforated metal orders due to its central location. With expanded square footage for optimal material storage and advanced inventory management system, Direct Metals will utilize their new state-of-the-art metal product racking storage for quick and accurate order fulfillment.

Direct Metals will have two 5-ton overhead cranes and three 1-ton jib cranes at this new location to enhance productivity. Side loader material handling systems and the new bar grating fabrication system will improve efficiency.

“We are thrilled to announce our new warehouse location,” stated Tom and John Hoover, Owners/Operators of Direct Metals. “We look forward to using this expanded space and location to provide our customers with continued timely delivery of our specialty metal products.”

Direct Metals was founded in 1996 and has grown to become a leader in industrial and specialty metal products. It carries one of the largest inventories in the nation of perforated metal, bar grating, expanded metal, safety grating, architectural metals, handrail components and wire mesh products. The company’s products are available in carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum, copper, brass, bronze, fiberglass, or galvanized metal. Direct Metals offers several processing capabilities, including cutting, shearing, sawing, punching, cut-outs, welding, slitting, blanking, burning, fabrication and various special finishes. The company also provides expedient shipping, with orders for in-stock material placed by noon and shipped that same day.

About Direct Metals

Direct Metals offers specialty and architectural metals, including perforated metal, expanded metal, bar grating and more. Visit for additional information.

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