MST donates custom foot railing to historic South Lyon Hotel

In the wake of its fiery destruction in 2016, the historic South Lyon Hotel received a surge of support from its surrounding community, including MST Seamless Tube & Pipe. Along with donated materials, MST’s men and women of steel also worked tirelessly to design, produce, transport and install a custom hexagonal foot rail along the entire first and second-floor bars of the highly anticipated restaurant.

MST Hot Mill plant mostly operational after late night fire

June 6, 2017 - Shortly after 10pm on Monday, June 5th, a fire broke out in the Hot Mill area of the MST Seamless Tube & Pipe manufacturing plant. No one was injured in the incident at all. The community emergency teams that responded – the South Lyon Fire Department and the Green Oak Township Fire Department arrived on the scene swiftly and had the fire entirely out in about half an hour.

Optima Specialty Steel, Inc. will Emerge from Bankruptcy by July 2017

Optima Specialty Steel, Inc. announced on April 20, 2017 that it and its subsidiaries (including MST Seamless Tube & Pipe) will emerge from Chapter 11 by the end of July 2017. The proposed plan will reduce the company’s long-term debt, significantly deleverage its balance sheet and position itself for sustainable profitability and future opportunities.

After 6 Decades of Service, Jack Hollan Retires

When Jack Hollon began working at MST, he did snow removal and some construction -- and Eisenhower was president. Sixty years later, he is hanging up his hard hat and retiring from MST Seamless Tube & Pipe in South Lyon.

Optima Specialty Steel, Inc. Files for Reorganization

Optima Specialty Steel, Inc. announced on December 15th, 2016 that it and its subsidiaries (including MST - Seamless Tube and Pipe) have commenced a reorganization under Chapter 11 in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The company plans to use the "breathing room" to assess strategic options for a financial restructuring and address operation issues to support its long-term growth and profitability.


The South Lyon Chamber of Commerce has recently granted MST the 2016 Phoenix Award. This award is historically given to a Chamber business or organization that has reinvented itself, location or line of business and stands as a symbol of possibilities in making a difference in the community.

Ted Fairley and Tom Sleder Step Up for Seamless Transition in Leadership

(Español) Durante los últimos 14 años, Les Whitver ha sido el líder ilustre de los hombres y mujeres de acero de MST como Vicepresidente de Operaciones. Bajo su liderazgo, MST ha experimentado un crecimiento inmenso y ha visto éxito en todos los frentes. Para reconocer su dedicación, la jubilación y los innumerables logros, MST bautizó a su nuevo molino en frío - el componente final de un proyecto de expansión de capital de cinco años - El “L.H. Whitver Pilger Mill”.

MST Hosts ABMA Manufacturers Conference

MST Seamless Tube & Pipe recently hosted the 3-day ABMA Manufacturers Conference in Ypsilanti, MI. The conference, which focused on networking, educating and developing boiler industry leaders and sharing key trends in the sector, welcomed over fifty attendees from around the country.


Michigan Seamless Tube, LLC ("MST" or "the Company"), a leading manufacturer of high-quality carbon and alloy seamless cold-drawn tube and pipe, and Wheatland Tube, North America’s leading standard and sprinkler pipe producer, today announced that MST has acquired the exclusive rights to the prestigious Blue Diamond® brand of A106 seamless pressure pipe from Wheatland Tube.

MST: A Top Workplace

The Detroit Free Press newspaper recently named MST Seamless Tube & Pipe to its 2013 list of Top 100 Workplaces. Each year, the Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback, and our men and women of steel spoke clearly about the work.

MST featured in Industrial Heating Magazine

Steel heating processes require high volumes of fuel. So any practical advances that dramatically reduce fuel usage and associated costs are always of interest across the industry. MST’s reduced fuel usage and costs were recently highlighted at length in an issue of Industrial Heating Magazine.

$25 Million Capital Improvement Project

MST Seamless Tube & Pipe (“MST” or the “Company”), a leading manufacturer of high-quality carbon and alloy seamless cold-drawn pipe and tube, today announced that its parent company Optima Specialty Steel, Inc. (“OSS”) has committed $25 million in capital to expand MST’s operations and increase production capacity.

MST Seamless Tube & Pipe Completes Pickle House Expansion

MST Seamless Tube & Pipe (“MST” or the “Company”), a leading manufacturer of high-quality carbon and alloy seamless cold-drawn pipe and tube, today announced that it has completed construction of a new 9,600 square foot pickle house, the fifth such structure at MST’s 320,000 square foot facility. Construction on the new facility commenced in October 2012.

Investments in Technology Drive Customer Satisfaction at Michigan Seamless Tube

A commitment to customer service and innovation have served as the cornerstone of Michigan Seamless Tube’s (MST) success since its inception over 85 years ago. Today, the South Lyon, Michigan-based manufacturer of high-quality carbon and alloy seamless cold-drawn pipe and tube, continues to provide customers with unparalleled value by investing in new technologies that enhance the quality of its products, shorten lead times and save customers money over the long term.

85th Anniversary News

To mark our decades of innovative manufacturing in southeastern Michigan, MST Seamless Tube and Pipe has been featured in a special commemorative issue of The South Lyon Herald. Get a glimpse into our rich history of providing cold-drawn seamless tube and pipe for customers around the world. On time, every time.

Celebrate 85 Years with MST

For 85 years, we have remained firmly committed to the community of South Lyon, the small Southeast Michigan town that's home to our growing mill. Generations of families and workers have been a part of our company, and our continued success is a testament to their hard work and support.

A New Year and New Plans for MST

As we begin 2012, we want to wish you a very Happy New Year. Everyone at MST is looking forward to the coming year, and as always, we're ready to come to your rescue with the product you need and the stellar service we're committed to providing.

It’s About Time for Power-Gen International 2011

At MST, we’re gearing up to go to Power-Gen International at the Las Vegas Convention Center December 13-15th, and we certainly hope to see you there.

MST Always Comes to the Rescue

Take two minutes to watch our newest video, and you’ll see how quickly MST can come to the rescue when you’re in need of cold-drawn seamless tube and pipe. We pride ourselves on our stellar customer service and outstanding delivery performance, and you can count on our men and women of steel to come through for you every single time.

It’s About Time You Met a Member of our Team

When you call MST, you probably communicate with one of the members of our talented sales staff. Whether it’s inside or outside sales, the person you’re talking with is just one member of a much larger team of people who make MST the company it is.

Quench & Temper Heat Treat Line Controls Costs and Improves Efficiency

MST Seamless Tube & Pipe is investing in its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility by adding a Quench and Temper heat treat line to better serve customers. MST has produced quenched-and-tempered products for many years, but bringing the process in-house will result in significant efficiencies and more control of product quality.

MST Fired Up After Successful Summer Shutdown

Each summer, the MST plant shuts down for a two-week period. And although many of our employees use this time for fun in the sun with their families, our maintenance group and the plant itself don’t enjoy time off. Instead, the MST summer shutdown is when we perform maintenance, repair, cleaning and upgrades to make our state-of-the-art facility even more efficient, responsive and safe.

New Year brings New Hires, New Name and New Website for South Lyon Manufacturer

MST Seamless Tube & Pipe (MST) has recently launched a renovated website to coincide with the manufacturer’s new name, logo and tagline. The South Lyon-based manufacturer of seamless tube and pipe made slight modifications to its name and is now known as MST Seamless Tube & Pipe, rather than Michigan Seamless Tube.

Exclusive Partnership Brings High-Quality Piping Products to Western Canada

MST Seamless Tube & Pipe has recently entered an exclusive agreement with Canadian-based df Boiler Tube Industries in Edmonton, Alberta. Under this new partnership, df Boiler Tube becomes a master distributor of MST’s A 106B pipe products in the Western Canada region. As a master distributor, df Boiler Tube will help to distribute and promote MST products. In addition, df Boiler Tube will stock MST products, making them available for immediate shipment.

Steady Sales Spur Seamless Tube and Pipe Manufacturer Forward

MST Seamless Tube & Pipe has recently increased its workforce to near-record levels after a solid 3-month period of strong sales. The South Lyon-based manufacturer of seamless cold-drawn pipe and tube has had a recent hiring surge that brings their total number of hourly and salaried employees up to 250, near where it was before the state's economic downturn.