Performance Steel’s sister company orders Braner/Loopco Slitting Line.

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Jim Russell, Vice President

LAS VEGAS, NV, December 11, 2013 – Roadrunner Steel, Inc., a sister company of Performance Steel, Inc., has placed an order with Braner/Loopco for a new hi-performance precision slitting line. The new slitting line will be installed in Roadrunner’s newly constructed slitting, leveling, and distribution facility in Glendale, AZ. The line will have capacity to process coated and bare 60,000 lb. carbon steel coils in thicknesses ranging from .015” through ¼”, and in widths up to 72”. It features a precision multi-head turret slitter, thread-less tooling lock-up, hands free strip threading, laser aided coil alignment, variable strip tensioning, and 450 line horsepower. The new slitting line will share the facility with a 72” leveling line capable of producing trapezoid blanks. Installation is expected to occur in May/June 2014.

A photo of a Braner slitter.

Headquartered in Las Vegas, NV, Performance Steel, Inc. is an International distributor of carbon steel coils, sheets, and blanks.

Located in Phoenix, AZ, Roadrunner Steel, Inc. is a processor of carbon steel coils, sheets, and blanks.

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