UPG Enterprises LLC Acquires Lexington Steel Corp.

CHICAGO, September 22, 2020/PRNewswire/ — Chicago based UPG Enterprises LLC, is proud to announce it has completed the acquisition of Lex Holding Co.  The acquisition includes two well-known brands, Lexington Steel Corp., a full-line distributor of flat rolled steel products based in Chicago and Douglass Logistics Inc., the affiliated steel logistics division of Lexington Steel. The acquisition of Lexington Steel … Read More


At approximately 3:00 pm today, the Governor of Illinois issue a Shelter-In-Place order for all citizens and businesses in the State of Illinois in order to combat the COVID-19 Virus Outbreak.  This order applies to all people and businesses in the State of Illinois deemed to be non-critical.  Lex Central Steel, Douglass Logistics and our steel mill suppliers were determined to … Read More

The Spotlight Continues to Shine Bright on LexCentral

By William L. Douglass Read the Original Modern Metals Article HERE For more than 50 years – for as long as we have been in business – we have been recognized by our colleagues and leaders in the world’s steel industry for our ability to accurately forecast market trends and act upon them quickly.  In addition, we continue to stand … Read More