In 1962, the long carbon steel plant was built by Border Steel Company and was acquired by Kyoei Steel in 2016.
Located at the Village of Vinton in Texas, near El Paso, TX, alongside the Rio Grande River, border with Juarez city, Mexico.
For 60 years of experience, our History begins in the 1960’s. We are the largest recycling company in West Texas and New Mexico, with strong influence in north of Mexico.
Founded as Border Steel Mills (melt shop & rolling mill operations) by the Prestridge & Faimber families.
Grinding media production starts in order to exploit the strategical location of the mill.
Diversification of portfolio starting production of railroad spikes and sucker rods
El Paso Electric acquire Border Steel.
Border Steel open several fabrication shops in the west coast.
Implementation of heat treat line for grinding media products.
E.A. Goodman acquires Border Steel Mills.
Enters Ch 11 bankruptcy
Emerges from bankruptcy and acquired by Villacero Group
Installation of Shredder machine
Acquired by Mittal Steel as part of SICARTSA deal
Acquires 63 acres of adjacent land to support future expansion
Black Diamond holdings acquires ArcelorMittal Vinton to become Bayou Steel Vinton
KYOEI Steel acquires Bayou Steel Vinton and becomes Vinton Steel, LLC.