Stripco Inc. Announces the Addition of Three New Annealing Bases

Stripco Inc. announced an expansion project at its facility in Mishawaka, Indiana. The flat rolled steel processor and cold rolled strip producer will add three new annealing bases. Rad-Con Inc. will provide the pure hydrogen batch-annealing equipment.

Each new annealing base accommodates 100 tons with a stack height of 205 inches. Coils can be up to .375 inches thick, 72 inches wide, and 50,000 lbs.

The construction on Stripco Inc.’s nearly 10,000 square feet addition has already begun. “Our annealing and metallurgical expertise is important to solving real problems for our customers. This new annealing base capacity allows us to grow with our customers,” said Eric Hiler, General Manager of Stripco Inc.

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About Stripco Inc:
Established in 1984, Stripco processes flat rolled steel products at the nearly 250,000-square-foot facility in Mishawaka, IN. Stripco began with a focus on narrow (down to .300 wide) slitting and custom edge conditioning. The company added its precision cold rolled strip division in 1996. Today, Stripco does slitting, edging, cutting-to length, oscillating, cold rolling, annealing, and tempering to make a wide variety of products and serve many industries.

About Rad-Con Inc:
Rad-Con Inc. is a leading global supplier of 100% hydrogen bell-type batch annealing furnace (BAF) equipment and software to manage BAF shops.

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