Steel & Tube of today began its journey in 1985 with the formation of the first company “Hardware Deals (U) Ltd”. The company quickly became a leading player in the trading of imported steel products until its merger with the flagship company: Steel and Tube Industries Ltd (STIL) which has been manufacturing and supplying quality steel products over the years and is now one of the largest steel manufacturing companies in East Africa. At present, the group has companies operational in various parts of East Africa and soon entering other markets.
JOURNEY THROUGH THE YEARS
First company in the group of companies, Hardware Deals (U) Ltd, was incorporated and started trading steel and hardware product.
Acquired a new location at Nakawa selling bulk steel products, Total capacity: 30,000 MT annually
Introduced the fast ever stainless steel Tanks and Mat Tile roof sheets to the Ugandan market, Total production capacity:55,000 MT annually.
Opened 2nd manufacturing plant at kazinga under Steel and Tube industries Ltd, Total production capacity: 84,000 MT annually.
Merger of Hardware Deals (U) Ltd and Steel & Tube Industries Ltd for complete manufacture of steel products,
Launched the 1st ever S-Wire Nails, Chequered Plates and Ribbed BRC in the Ugandan market. Increased production capacity to 95,000 MT annually.
Added new production lines of expanded metal, Barbed Wire, Chine Link, Smart Tile Sheets and box type Chequered Plate.
Introduced the fast stainless steel Grain Silos in the Ugandan Market.
Opened Third manufacturing plant at Namanve KIBP, Total production capacity: 150,000 MT annually.
Expansion of existing production lines, Total installed capacity: 360,000 MT annually.
Rebranded Logo of Steel and Tube
Official commissioning of the Namanve factory by his excellence the president of Uganda
MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN
Steel & Tube’s journey over the years has been based on its vision to become the leading and most reliable manufacturer and supplier of steel profiles in East Africa and beyond. It is this goal that has driven the company to recognition as one of Uganda’s most reputable suppliers of steel building materials. It has been 15 years since the company went from being a retailer to opening its first manufacturing plant, and there has been a lot of advancement – we now have a more diversified product portfolio with the introduction of new products to the Ugandan market.