Southpointe – Canonsburg/Pittsburgh, PA – Steel Nation is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with James Resources, LLC of Bellville, Texas (Houston). The combined efforts of both companies will expand Steel Nation’s footprint from the Mid-Atlantic and Eastern Seaboard states to the Southwest, including Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Mississippi, Greater Kansas City area & Louisiana. Both companies have a combined 52 years of experience in the energy, hydrocarbon and power plant sectors, with a focus on the Design/Build of industrial sound attenuation enclosures.

James Resources, LLC. is a manufacturers’ representative company serving the hydrocarbon processing and power industries throughout the Southwest United States, providing Noise and Air Emissions solutions through the supply of engineered products and services to the following industries:

  • Oil and Gas: Gas Transmission, Processing and Midstream.
  • Hydrocarbon Processing: Refineries, Petrochemical, Chemical Plants, LNG, Pulp & Paper
  • Electric Power: Coal, Gas, Combined Cycle, Hydro, Simple Cycle, Nuclear

Steel Nation President, Mark Caskey, welcomes the strategic partnership: “For years we have wanted to open up an office in Houston, and our partnership with James Resources will lead to synergies between our companies, benefitting our clients in being able to design, furnish and install complicated industrial projects throughout the Southwest. This continues our strategy to grow both inside and out of our core markets and expands our geographical footprint.”

“The James Gang,” a term of endearment for the sales professionals at James Industries and James Resources, are pleased to announce our partnership with Steel Nation, North America’s top industrial designer, supplier, installer and maintenance provider for pre-engineered metal buildings in the energy sector. We are excited to bring Steel Nation’s commitment to Safety, Integrity and Value to our customers in the energy sector who share these same essential values.” Joe Wolfskill – President, James Resources.

Steel Nation Steel Nation Buildings, Inc. is North America’s top industrial designer, supplier, installer and maintenance provider for pre-engineered metal buildings. Originally a coal industry building specialist, Steel Nation has rapidly expanded throughout the U.S. and thrives in a variety of industrial markets including oil & gas, chemical, power, mining & metals, steel, and renewables. With over 1,600 buildings completed, first-rate safety and engineering practices continue to drive company growth. Core specialties include sound attenuation and custom ventilation systems for all industrial building applications.