Kelly Pipe Co. has opened new facilities in Houston and Chicago. Headquartered in Santa Fe Springs, CA, Kelly operates 11 branches plus 16 stocking locations for industrial PVF.

The new 14-acre Houston operation is located at 1711 Skinner Road and includes 50,000 sq. ft. of inside storage and 5,000 sq. ft. of office. The branch is overseen by Cullen King, manager of business development for Kelly's Central Division. Key personnel include Greg Taylor, branch manager; Kevin Roberts, outside sales manager; Ram Shenoy, international sales representative; Joe Chapman, logistics manager; and Phil Shoemaker, operations manager.

The new Chicago branch consists of a five-acre facility with 55,000 sq. ft. of indoor storage and a 2,000-sq.-ft. office located at 16750 S. Vincennes, South Holland, IL. Leading the operation is Branch Manager Ed Paulsen. The company has also announced the appointment of Jacy Cosentino to the position of sales representative and Tim Kraulidis as operations manager.

Kelly Pipe Co., founded in 1898, is a leading master distributor of carbon steel pipe from manufacturers throughout the world. The new locations will give the company its first presence in both the Midwest and Gulf Coast regions of the U.S.