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Where is Columbia Steel located?
Columbia Steel Casting Co., Inc. is in Portland, Oregon, USA. We are near the historic St. Johns neighborhood, and adjacent to the Columbia Slough wetlands. Our street address is 10425 N. Bloss Avenue, Portland, OR 97203. Regular postal mail should be sent to P.O. Box 83095, Portland, OR 97283.
What do you manufacture there?
Columbia Steel manufactures a wide variety of steel and iron parts for basic industry. These are replacement parts for high-wear applications, such as those that take abuse from abrasion, impact, or heat in rock crushers, grinding mills, mine shovels and draglines, electric power plants, cement plants, and metal and waste recycling shredders. We are a vertically integrated manufacturer with all the departments in-house to engineer and manufacture castings. Read more about our products
How large is your facility? How many people do you employ?
Columbia Steel has over 450,000 sq. ft. of buildings on our 86 acre site. We warehouse 115,000 square feet of ready-to-use and customizable patterns for castings. Currently we employ about 310 people.
How old is the company?
We were founded in 1901 in Portland, Oregon. At the turn of the century, machinery and spare parts for industry had to be brought in by ship from San Francisco or by rail from the East. These distances and delivery times inspired a group of businessmen to form Columbia Engineering Works, which later became Columbia Steel Casting Co., Inc. See photos and read more about our history
What are your business hours?
Our Customer Service hours are 6:00 AM to 4:30 PM (Pacific Time), Monday to Friday, and our main office hours are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday to Friday. In the US and Canada, you can call toll free at 800-547-9471. If you are inquiring from overseas, please call us at +1 503-286-0685. And of course you can email us at any time at service@columbiasteel.com.
Who is the Columbia Steel sales representative in my area?
Please call, or contact our Customer Service department, to obtain the name of your Columbia Steel District Manager or Dealer.

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