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Conrex Steel

Conrex Steel and its C.E. Macpherson division is a North American based company providing world-wide service. More than 150 years of engineered-driven expertise is why Conrex Steel is a recognized leader within the global tank head industry.

With over 100,000 sq/ft of production space and Conrex Steel’s unique head forming, fabrication and heat-treating capabilities, our team offers a diverse range of products and services.

History of Conrex

Conrex Steel Ltd Company Truck

  • Originally founded as National Welding in 1948
  • Was Purchased by Lukens Steel which dates back to 1818
  • Became Canadian Lukens Steel in 1964
  • Was purchased by Falvo Steel Ltd in 1993 followed by a name change to “Conrex Steel Ltd”.
  • Canerector Inc. purchased Conrex in 1994 and has remained one of their legacy acquisitions to this day.
  • Was originally focused on manufacturing heads for tank cars and diesel tanks.
  • Now specializing in Conventional, Segmental ASME Tank Heads, Spheres, Joggled Heads and Formed Elbows
  • In 2021, Aberfoyle Metal Treaters and Teffline Coatings became part of the Conrex group.

History of C.E. Macpherson

  • A descendent of McKelvey & Birch LTD founded in 1898
  • Near the onset of WWII, in 1938, the company was contracted to do deep drawing for heavy artillery
  • After WWII C. E. Macpherson branched out into a piping manufacturer with rolling capabilities.
  • It was this process that set the path for the production of our dished heads
  • Now specializing in Conventional Hot and Cold form dished heads in sizes less than 84”
  • Currently C.E. Macpherson is now falls under the Conrex Steel Ltd. name (a.k.a. Conrex Kingston)

The history, longevity, and unparalleled experience of the Conrex and C.E. Macpherson teams is what makes the difference at Conrex Steel.

Our Team, Our People

Our history of quality and precision is only as good as the people behind it. People who care about every inch of steel that leaves our bay doors. It’s the years of experience and the passion our team brings that have earned us the right to be called the North American leader in the Tank Head and Heat Treatment Industry.


Products and Services

  • Hemispherical segmental head trial fitting being carried out at Conrex Steel facility

    Products and Services

    Segmental Heads

    At Conrex Steel, we manufacture segmental tank heads, servicing a wide variety of industries.

  • Sphere fabrication final product

    Products and Services

    LPG Storage Spheres

    In conjunction with our key partners, we have the ability to produce storage spheres with little restriction on size.

  • Large 2 piece constructed formed elbow formed by Conrex Steel

    Products and Services

    Formed Elbows and Special Pressing

    At Conrex Steel, we utilize innovative processes and customized equipment to form uncommon shapes.

  • Stress Relieving of large ladle

    Products and Services

    Stress Relieving and Grit Blasting

    Conrex Steel is a leading provider of stress relieving and grit blasting services, serving customers in various industries.

With over 150 years of engineered driven expertise,
Conrex Steel is a recognized leader within the tank head industry.

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