Midwest Materials, Inc


MidWest Materials, Inc., a family owned and operated premier steel service center and distributor, has embraced and enjoyed the community in northeast Ohio for over 60 years. Ohio’s high quality of life, including excellent public and private educational resources and choices, exceptional recreational options and cultural activities, and affordable cost of living, as well as its renowned, state-of-the-art healthcare and hospital systems has attracted MidWest’s second and third generation to return to their Ohio roots from New York and Florida. Ohio is committed to promoting business and has offered various programs over the years to encourage companies to grow and invest in their businesses in the state. Various incentives and tax abatement programs also encourage expansion and gives companies the opportunity to give back to their local communities.


Founded in 1952 by Joseph & Harry Koppelman, MidWest Materials, Inc. is proud to be a family-owned and operated business for over 60 years, with Brian D. Robbins, CEO (Joseph’s grandson) continuing the third generation of family leadership.

Growing from a one room sales office to its current 240,000 square foot facility, MidWest is recognized as a leading carbon flat rolled steel processer and distributor providing customers with hot rolled , hot rolled pickled and oiled , coated, and cold rolled steel products.

In 2012, MidWest completed a multi-million dollar expansion which included installing the largest and most advanced Leveltek Stretch Leveling System in North America that uniquely provides unmarked, flat, memory-free steel over 5/8” thick and over 100” wide. The processing facility also includes corrective levelers, slitters, shears, on-site materials testing laboratory, direct rail access, a dedicated fleet of trucks, and is ISO 9001:2008 certified.

MidWest is constantly meeting the ever evolving standards of its industry. While looking to the future to improve the company and service to its customers, MidWest is also proud of its rich past and remains committed to its founding principles stressing dedication to building and maintaining long lasting relationships with vendors, customers, employees and the community.


Location: 3687 Shepard Road, Perry, Ohio 44081, Lake County
Type of Industry: Steel Service Center

Carbon Steel – sheet & plate, Stretch Leveled sheet & slit coils, shearing & toll processing

Number of Current Employees: 55
Year Company Started: 1952
Website: www.MidWestMaterials.com

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