Celebrating Over 65 Years of Outstanding Quality and Service

Block Steel’s roots began in the 1920’s when Albert Block started one of Chicago’s first steel warehouses. In 1948, with the assistance of his son Harvey and son-in-law Oscar Wolfson, he founded Block Steel in Forest Park, Illinois.

Block Steel continues its family tradition and is currently run by family members.

Block Steel is a service center specializing in Aluminized Steel, Types 1 & 2 and Aluminized Stainless 409. Equipment includes a 72″ slitter & two 60″ multi-cut blanking cut-to-length lines. All are equipped with multi-roll shape correction levelers which improves flatness & minimizes burr. Plus 60″ and 54″ slitters.  ISO/TS 16949 certified. S.P.C. & J.I.T.


Block Steel FYI

Aluminized Type 1 resists heat and oxidation up to 900° F (482° C) without discoloring and maintains its strength at temperatures up to 1250° F (677°C).