LB Steel is based in Harvey, Illinois with 450,000 square-foot manufacturing facilities that include a machine shop, assembly areas, a separate fabrication facility, and a dedicated burn shop. They have more than 40 state-of-the-art CNC machining centers. They offer a variety of services that will reduce costs and improve quality at LB Steel, which serves as a major outsourcing partner. Previously considered a primarily as a cost-cutting tool, outsourcing is now a vital component to the operating business model in the global marketplace. Customers rely on LBSteel as a trusted partner to outsource large, complex assemblies and higher-volume production.
A manager at LB Steel sought SlipNOT® steel products as a solution for slippery surfaces around the frame of Caterpillar equipment. Slip resistant steel plate were selected to create a suitable amount of traction for workers around the frame.