Steel Talk - Restart of Electric-Weld Pipe Mill Update

Hiring Continues As #1 Mill Restart Imminent

Posted by Tubular Marketing on May 21, 2019 8:45:00 AM

As No. 1 mill at Lone Star Tubular Operations is close to officially restarting production, we are continuing our commitment to hire from within our community. As of early May, we have hired over 110 new employees and provided new job training for many of them. These new team members range from utilities and maintenance workers to non-destructive testing technicians, all of which will be an integral part of a successful restart and sustained productivity of the mill.  To learn more about the positions available, please visit our career site and search for Lone Star under location.

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Topics: Lone Star Tubular Operations, Texas, ERW, Jobs

Technologies That Transform Tubular Testing

Posted by Tubular Marketing on May 16, 2019 9:00:00 AM

As the advent of manufacturing technologies continue to innovate the way we produce tubular products, many of the repetitive tasks in testing and inspection are getting a fresh set of helping hands. One example is a fully-automated gauging unit that is programmed to execute specific tasks. The unit is capable of conducting 100% thread gauging and inspection in a matter of seconds with the laser and magnetic apparatuses.

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Topics: Premium Connection, Lone Star Tubular Operations, Texas, Robotics, Technology

Deep Dive Into Lone Star Mills' Capability & Capacity

Posted by Tubular Marketing on Apr 24, 2019 1:45:00 PM

The restart process for Lone Star Tubular Operations No. 1 mill is moving along nicely, and we thought we would share a bit more detail on what it is capable of producing starting the third quarter of 2019. Additionally, find details below on the capabilities of our fully operational No. 2 mill.

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Topics: Lone Star Tubular Operations, Texas, ERW

Over 90 New Employees Hired at Lone Star Tubular Operations

Posted by Tubular Marketing on Apr 11, 2019 3:30:39 PM

As of Wednesday, April 10th, we have hired over 90 new employees for the No. 1 mill at Lone Star Tubular Operations.  The positions filled include utility technicians, NDT inspectors, and shift managers.  Interviews are happening every week as we get ready to start production.  We are proud to support the local community and will continue to host career fairs throughout the year as we fill additional roles.

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Topics: Lone Star Tubular Operations, Texas, Jobs

Steel Fact: What is Electric-Resistance Welding?

Posted by Tubular Marketing on Mar 29, 2019 8:00:00 AM

If you work in the energy industry, you may have heard of electric-resistance welded, or ERW, pipe. But what is ERW and how does it differ from seamless pipe? Read on for more information and a detailed video illustrating the manufacturing of ERW pipe at our facility in Lone Star, Texas.

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Topics: Lone Star Tubular Operations, Texas, ERW

Lone Star Tubular Operations Is Hiring!

Posted by Tubular Marketing on Mar 22, 2019 7:39:26 PM

Lone Star Tubular Operations has immediate job openings to fill. To find the perfect position for you, please visit the link here and browse all the available job opportunities.

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Topics: Lone Star Tubular Operations, Texas, ERW, Jobs

Lone Star Tubular Operations Hosts Second Job Fair

Posted by Tubular Marketing on Mar 4, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Another job fair is planned in mid-March for our No. 1 Electric-Weld Pipe Mill in Lone Star, TX. Details will be posted here as they are finalized.

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Topics: Lone Star Tubular Operations, Texas, ERW, Jobs

United States Steel Restarting Electric-Weld Pipe Mill at Lone Star Tubular Operations

Posted by Tubular Marketing on Feb 4, 2019 10:00:00 AM

The Lone Star No. 1 Mill will provide full-body normalized electric-welded pipe in size ranges 7” to 16” outside diameter for customers across the U. S., including the very active Permian Basin. Read the press release here.

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Topics: Lone Star Tubular Operations, Texas, ERW

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