Founded in 1979 by Mr. Felipe Vidal Cos, we have had a long and successful history serving the industrial steel market in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. As a company we have expanded our product and service catalog venturing into different industries through the years. Our core business is steel, but we are proud to serve as a steel service center and fabricator. Our diverse catalog includes divisions such as Home Products, Welding Equipment, Steel Tank Fabrications and much more.
Under the slogan: "Much More Than Steel", we manufacture, sell, and distribute a wide variety of products and services to fulfil our client's needs. Our ability to evolve and meet the demands of the industry and our customers has been the key to our success.
Structural Metals Division
Only at Steel and Pipes Inc. will you find structural metals of the highest quality. From Angles, to Channels, to Plates & Beams, we've got what you need.
Artificial Grass Division
Looking to decorate your backyard? Here at Steel and Pipes we can accommodate any Artificial Grass needs for a fraction of the price sold elsewhere, We also provide accessories such as Grass Sweepers.
OUR GREATEST ACHIEVEMENTS
Our second store opened in Manatí
The Structural Steel Fabrication Division was created
The acquisition of Rite Way Ornamental Products (Florida Operations) helped launch Orange Steel and Ornamental Supplies in the state of Florida
S&P starts fabrication of PVC Fencing Products, on a 10,000 sq. ft. warehouse
The Vidal Family owns and operates six stores in Puerto Rico under the Steel and Pipes Company, the biggest steel fabrication shop in Puerto Rico and one company in Florida
S&P targets the welding and industrial gases market in Puerto Rico
Our seventh store opens in Las Piedras
The Industrial Gases Division starts distributing oxygen, acetylene, nitrogen, helium among other gases
S&P starts selling and distributing Rebar
Our tenth store opens in Río Grande
After a 5-year hiatus, S&P starts on Structural Steel Fabrications and Erections
Our refrigeration division, Refricool, starts distributing LG and Quül Air Conditioner units
Scorpion brand name is developed and under that name S&P distributes welding machines, welding equipment, welding helmets, locks, latches and much more
S&P acquires Mateco, a rebar fabrication facility with over 30 years in the market, making its way into the rebar fabrication market in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean
Distribution of Miller Welding equipment and consumables begins
In September, Hurricane María made landfall in Puerto Rico destroying the island's entire power grid and causing severe structural damage, driving S&P to the aid and reconstruction of Puerto Rico
The Steel Tanks Division is created introducing S&P into the fabrication and erection of Steel Tanks
Historic sales are reached in the Puerto Rico and Florida market due to the Federal Aid and stimulus given due to the COVID-19 pandemic
Steel and Pipes, Inc. was founded by Felipe Vidal Cos at its current main location in Caguas
Our third store opened in Guayama
The acquisition of Rite Way Ornamental Products (Puerto Rico Operations) brought the incursion of Ornamental Iron sales in the company
The Structural Steel Fabrication shop building, which occupied 20,000 sq. ft., moved to a newly built facility with 85,000 sq. ft.
A 40,000 sq. ft. Distribution Center in Caguas is built, facilitating the distribution of steel to stores and customers
The Structural Steel Fabrication Division is sold (formerly known as S.P. Fabrications, Inc.) making Steel and Pipes to create a five-year growth plan into segments related to the Retail and Construction Industry
The Welding Division starts with the support of Lincoln Electric, ESAB, Victor and others
Our eighth store opens in Quebradillas
S&P becomes an official distributor, in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, of Red-D-Arc® welding rentals
Our ninth store opens in Ponce
S&P acquires the distribution, in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, of Richards-Wilcox® and Chamberlain® garage doors and operators.
A new 35,000 sq. ft. Fabrication Shop is built in Caguas
The S&P Rewards Program is created and under this program the company rewards the loyalty of our customers and members
Storm Security Shutters manufacturing and distribution begins
Steel and Pipes of Florida, LLC. is founded and opens a 30,000 sq. ft. distribution center in Miami, Florida covering the Dade and Broward Counties
The Home Products division is created under a new corporate structure: Fencing Division, Garage Doors Division, Storm Security Shutters Division, and other home improvement products are consolidated
Construction of a second Steel Distribution Center began with a 50,000 sq. ft. warehouse and 20 tons traveling cranes
In March, COVID-19 became a worldwide pandemic, pushing S&P to develop new protocols to continue operating in a safely manner to protect employees, clients, and business opportunities
Metal Deck an Aluminum Storm Panels manufacturing begins
DIVERSIFICATION AND LEGACY:
THE KEY FOR TODAY’S SUCCESS AND THE FUTURE...
The words that clearly define Steel and Pipes current trajectory in the industrial market are diversification and legacy. Founded by Felipe Vidal Cos in 1979, Steel and Pipes has become one of the leading companies in its market, solidifying its offerings by being able to provide their customers with the necessary materials, equipment, or services to carry out their projects.
CERTIFIED WARRANTY SERVICE CENTER FOR:
In 2015, Steel and Pipes, Inc. established a plan to diversify and expand operations in markets other than Puerto Rico. To achieve this, a separate entity was created under the name of Steel and Pipes of Florida, LLC and started operations in November 2015 in Miami, Florida. The goal is to establish operations in the following Florida cities: Ft. Lauderdale, Orlando, Tampa, and Jacksonville.
Currently we operate on a 45,000 sq. ft. warehouse facility and an outside storage area of approximately 1/2 acres. We service the Broward and Dade County Areas.
SERVICES AND PRODUCTS PROVIDED:
- Stocking Distributor of: Beams, Angles, Channels, Flat Bars, Square Tubes and much more
- Steel Service Center and Aluminum Supplier • CNC Plasma Plate Processing
- Cutting, Punching and Bending of Steel and Aluminum Products
- Miscellaneous Metal Fabrications
- Welding Products Distributor and Supplier
- Miller® Electric and Lincoln® Electric Distributor • Truck fleet able to deliver 24hr a day
- Next Day Delivery on Most Orders