Steel Supplier for Southern California, Arizona & Mexico

Steel, also referred to as carbon steel, is an alloy of iron and carbon. Elements such as chromium, manganese or tungsten are also added to produce different grades of steel that offer their own unique beneficial qualities. General steel beneficial qualities include high tensile strength, ductility, malleability, durability, and thermal and electrical conductivity.

If you’ve been searching for a steel and metal supply company that provides local next-day delivery and will call throughout Southern California, Arizona, and Northern Mexico, Industrial Metal Supply is your trusted steel distribution partner. With thousands of in-stock metal supply options, we have the products you need for any job.

If you are unsure of the specific metal and steel products you need, please contact us, or stop by one of our convenient locations throughout Southern California Arizona, and Mexico. Our metal experts can help determine which metal product is best suited for your needs.

Don’t see the size you need? Add your custom cut-to-size dimensions to any of our steel and metal products. We also offer great high-volume discount pricing on our entire inventory of metal and steel supplies.

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Carbon Steel Products for Industrial Applications Throughout the Globe

Carbon steel is a low-cost, versatile material that is used in nearly every industry throughout the world for applications ranging from construction to appliances. Steel’s malleability and ductility allow it to be easily shaped and formed into various configurations including sheets, tubes, bars, and structural shapes. Industries that utilize steel include:
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Aviation
  • Ship building
  • Appliance manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Infrastructure

High-Quality Carbon Steel Products from Trusted Suppliers

All our steel metal products are stored indoors and constructed of prime material, with the majority of product supplied from domestic mills. Our steel suppliers include Nucor, USS POSCO, Searing, Hannibal, and California Steel Industries.  The breadth and depth of our steel product lines allow us to fulfill much of our customers’ steel needs the same day through Will-Call at one of our Southern California or Arizona locations. We also offer next-day delivery.

Our extensive in-stock inventory of carbon steel metal products includes:
  • Hot Rolled and Cold Rolled Steel Bar: Available in various shapes and profiles including round, square, rectangular, twisted, hex, flat, andASI Thickness Tolerance Ranges strip. Our hot and cold rolled steel bars are offered in numerous diameters and we provide cut-to-length service.
  • Steel Tubing: Round, square, rectangular, and telescoping steel tubing is offered in various standard diameters and wall thicknesses. We carry 4130 Chromoly and DOM steel tubing and can cut any of our products to your specified length.
  • Steel Sheet and Plate: Options include hot and cold rolled steel sheets, diamond tread plates, AR500 steel plates, pre-cut base plates and gussets, Blanchard ground pre-cut squares, corrugated sheets, and perforated steel sheets. Our steel sheets and plates are offered in several alloys and standard thicknesses, widths, and lengths.
  • Steel Structural Shapes: Our full line of steel structural shapes includes angle, channel, beam and tee configurations in standard sizes and lengths. Products can also be cut to a specific length based on your requirements.
  • Tool Steel Bar: We stock square or rectangular O-1 and A-2 grade tool steel bars, and round O-1 grade tool steel bars in standard lengths, widths, and diameters.
  • Steel Rebar: Our ASTM-A615 Grade 40 steel rebar is available in 3/8”, 1/2”, 5/8” and 3/4” diameters and 10’ or 20’ lengths.
  • Steel Pipe: Select from uncoated, black coated, and galvanized steel pipe in nominal sizes from 1/4” to 6” and 7’ or 21’ lengths. Sizes and length options vary depending on the finish selected. Custom cut-to-length sizes are also available.
  • Ornamental (Wrought) Iron: Ideal for applications that require a decorative finish.

Popular Steel Options

At IMS, we are a metal supply company that offers many different types of steel and metal options. Some of our most popular steel products that our customers continue to request include:

Hot Rolled Steel Sheet & Plate

Steel Plate, or structural steel is simply steel sheet material that can be customarily cut and welded to develop a more elaborate product. It is made by compressing multiple steel layers together into one, forming a sheet or plate of steel.

1018 Cold Rolled Round Bar

1018 steel round bar is a low carbon, medium manganese steel that is machinable and displays excellent mechanical properties. Additionally, 1018 round bar is easy to weld, form, cut and machine. This product is ideally suited for bending, cold forming and applications that require a lower amount of strength.

Hot Rolled Steel Rectangle Bar

Hot rolled steel rectangle bar is also referred to as hot rolled flat bar. Industrial Metal Supply stocks a wide selection of ASTM A36 steel flat bar, ideal for all your structural steel bar needs.

Hot Rolled Steel Square Bar

Compared to the sharp corners of cold rolled steel, HR steel square bar is characterized by its unique radius corners and softer, more pliable finish. Hot rolled square bar maintains excellent mechanical properties and is simple to fabricate through conventional methods including welding, hot forming and mild cold forming.

Steel Fittings

Industrial Metal Supply stocks a line of steel fittings that are commonly used by metal fabricators and for customer handrail projects. Our line of weld on fittings is stocked in over sixty various parts in both 1 ¼” and 1 ½” sizes. The products in this line include handrail brackets, connectors, crosses, elbows, rings and flanges.

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IMS is Your Locally Trusted Steel & Metal Supply Company

With six locations located throughout Southern California and Arizona, IMS is a full-service metal supplier that understands what you need. Our inventory of metal products includes a broad range of metal shapes and an extensive selection of alloys. We offer the following advantages:
  • Same day will-call pick up
  • Next day local delivery
  • Great high volume discount pricing
  • Custom cut to size metal production
  • ISO 9001 certified

Upload Competitor Pricing Quotes

IMS now allows you to directly upload competitor pricing directly through our checkout and shipping portal. Upload your competitor pricing and we’ll do our best to match or beat their pricing and lead times.

IMS is Equipped to Handle Any Size Order Quantity

With six locations and well over 400,000 square feet of warehouse space we are well equipped to handle all sized orders from selling one piece in our stores to delivering truckloads of metal to your location. We work well with all types of customers from the large government contract supplier to the one-person welding shop. 

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We are unique in that we not only offer next day delivery, but same day pick up in our will-call or store. We offer a variety of cutting and shearing services. There aren’t any other metal distributors that can handle the range of customers and their needs like IMS can and does.

Expert Advice for Your Steel & Metal Supply Needs

IMS is proud to have employees who know a lot about metal. However, we are not in a position legally or professionally to offer technical advice. We are happy to answer any questions we can without charge. By doing so we will have no obligation or liability for the advice or the results. Any recommendation we offer is given and accepted at buyer's risk.

Your #1 Source for Steel & Metal Supplies Throughout California, Arizona & Northern Mexico

Stop by one of our locations or request a quote and get the steel and metal products you need today. We offer next day delivery and will-call pickup for convenient purchasing options. For added value, please check out our metal services for advanced cutting options.