Central Steel & Wire Company, founded in 1909, is a ferrous and nonferrous metal distribution service center. Its fabrication and processing services include forging, grinding, plating, shearing, painting, burning and welding. The company offers several steel plates, sheets, coils, tubing, piping and wire. Central Steel & Wire Company also provides aluminum coiled sheet, alloy steel rounds, steel strapping and carbon steel products. It operates an inventory of more than 14,000 items and employs nearly 1,000 personnel. Central Steel & Wire Company maintains one of its locations in Milwaukee, Wis.