Wheatland Tube Hires New General Manager for Fence and Galvanized Mechanical Products

CHICAGO (November 1, 2012) — Wheatland Tube Company, a division of JMC Steel Group, announced today that David Devine has joined the company as the general manager for fence and galvanized mechanical products. In this role, David will be responsible for driving the sales and product management for fence products, along with the development and implementation of a market plan for Wheatland to reenter the galvanized mechanical tube market.

Devine has a proven track record of growing sales and new markets on a national level, with more than 19 years of experience in the mechanical tube market. Most recently, he served as national sales manager — energy solutions for Atkore / Unistrut Construction, where he was in charge of the design and build of structural racking solutions, incorporating galvanized mechanical tube and custom roll-formed profiles.

Devine has also held regional and national sales roles within the mechanical tube and construction sales divisions, where he was responsible for the revenue growth of the western half of the United States as well as foreign markets, and for the introduction and development of mechanical products into both the solar and construction industries by working with manufacturers, distributors and contractors.

“We are excited to welcome David to the Wheatland team,” said Frank Riddick, chief executive officer of JMC Steel Group. “David’s great deal of experience in new business development, steel fabrication, technical and engineered practices will greatly benefit Wheatland as we progressively move forward in the galvanized mechanical tube market.”

Jelani Rucker



About Wheatland Tube

Wheatland Tube, a division of JMC Steel Group, produces a wide range of steel tubular products, including standard steel pipe; DOM mechanical tubing; fence framework; fire sprinkler pipe; electrical conduit; elbows, couplings and nipples; oil country tubular goods and line pipe meeting API specifications.

For more information, contact Wheatland Tube at 800.257.8182 or visit wheatland.com

About JMC Steel Group

JMC Steel Group includes the operating divisions of Atlas Tube, Picoma, Energex Tube and Wheatland Tube. It is the largest independent manufacturer of steel hollow structural sections (HSS) and steel pipe, and the top producer of electrical conduit and elbows, couplings and nipples in North America. JMC Steel Group delivers a broad range of pipe and tube solutions that build its customers’ success.

For more information, contact JMC Steel Group at 312.275.1600 or info@jmcsteel.com, or visit jmcsteelgroup.com

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About Us

The first piece of pipe came off a Wheatland production line in 1931, so we’ve had decades to learn the pipe and tube business. Over the years we’ve developed the expertise and knowledge to meet those needs. We produce well over a million tons of steel pipe, conduit and tube products a year, operate six manufacturing facilities and furnish products used in energy generation, industrial applications, the construction industry and in consumer products.

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