Houston-based master distributor Warren Alloy has opened a 16,000-sq.-ft. shipping depot in Lakeland, FL.  The facility includes indoor storage plus a pipe yard.

Matt Patton, an 18-year PVF sales veteran, has joined the Warren Alloy team to manage the new Florida facility and to lead the outside sales effort in the Southeast market. The new facility complements other Warren Alloy operations in Houston, Charlotte and Cincinnati.