Lex Central Steel

LexCentral is our flagship steel service center based in Chicago. LexCentral Steel is a full-line distributor of flat rolled steel products.

We purchase steel directly from the most technologically advanced domestic and international producers. We process our high quality steel to meet each customer’s specifications. Upon completion, we distribute the finished product on a just-in-time basis across the United States.

LexCentral Steel Website



Los Angeles-based LexWest Steel serves both the western United States and Mexico. LexWest is one of the leading steel distributors in California.

LexWest brings the same quality and service provided by LexCentral Steel in Chicago, but with the added knowledge of the unique California-based sales and distribution practices.

Our goal is to work closely with our sister companies, capitalizing upon a combined 50 years of experience in the metals industry, and applying that experience-based knowledge to the West Coast steel industry.

LexWest Steel Website


Lex South Steel

LexSouth is based in Houston and serves as the newest addition to the LexHolding Co. portfolio. In addition to LexWest and LexCentral, LexSouth offers our customers in Texas and Mexico a premier steel service center backed by the Lex Steel reputation.

LexSouth was acquired in 2014. As the newest company in the LexHolding portfolio, LexSouth comes complete with top-notch slitters, rail service and an ideal location for companies in the United States and Mexico.

LexSouth Steel Website

Douglass Logistics Logo

Based in Chicago and Gary, Ind., Douglass Logistics provides full logistical support for all customers throughout the Midwest. Founded by the current president of LexCentral Steel, Douglass Logistics greatly improves on-time delivery for our Chicago-based steel center.

Douglass Logistics employs a fleet of company drivers and owner-operators who ensure safe and timely delivery of our customers’ finished materials. In addition to serving LexCentral Steel, Douglass Logistics serves customers in various industries outside the metals industry.

Douglass Logistics Website

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