CHESTERFIELD, MO. January 12, 2021 —– Bull Moose Tube Company (“BMT”), a Caparo Bull Moose subsidiary, today announced completion of major capital investment projects at its two largest tubular facilities in Elkhart, IN and Trenton, GA. The multi-million dollar investments in new high-performance equipment will optimize both facilities’ operational capabilities.
The projects involved leading edge upgrades to the drive and automation control system, installation of a new induction unit, upgrades to the sizing section of the mill with state-of-the-art quality assurance capabilities, and upgraded cutoff quality and length accuracy. The upgrades will enhance product quality, increase production efficiency and reliability, and add operational flexibility.
Tom Modrowski, President and CEO of BMT, stated: “We are on a constant quest to differentiate ourselves in the market and put ourselves in the best position to respond to our customers’ ever-changing needs. The investments in our facilities are part of our strategy to build a sustainable portfolio of assets across the Company’s operational footprint. It reflects our enduring commitment to innovation, high quality, and superior customer service.” Of the capital project Rt. Hon. The Lord Swraj Paul, Caparo Chairman, stated: “Our continued focused investments, capable leadership, and skilled workforce is a winning combination that will solidify our position as a leading manufacturer and supplier of premier pipe & tube products in North America.”
About Bull Moose Tube
Based in Chesterfield, Missouri the company is part of the Caparo Bull Moose group. The company operates from seven plants – six in the USA (Chicago Heights, IL; Elkhart, IN; Gerald, MO; Masury, OH; Trenton, GA; and Casa Grande, AZ) and one in Canada (Burlington, Ontario). Today the company offers one of the largest ranges of welded steel tubing in North America. Typical applications for Bull Moose Tube include construction, transportation, fire protection, lawn and garden equipment, plus many other engineering and household products. For more information visit: www.bullmoosetube.com .
Caparo is a diversified global association of businesses, with interests predominantly in the design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of value-added steel and niche engineering products. Caparo’s wider activities encompass hotels, property, power generation, logistics, financial services and investment.
Owned by the Paul family, Caparo was founded in 1968 by Indian born British Industrialist, Rt. Hon. The Lord Paul of Marylebone, PC, who remains Chairman. Today, Caparo operates internationally from over forty sites, serving customers globally, primarily from operations based in the UK, North America, India, and the Middle East. For more information visit: www.caparo.com .