The Monty’s 50 Largest North American Commercial Heat Treats 2021 – #18 Industrial Steel Treating, Jackson, Michigan

​​Since 1999 “The Monty” has been publishing annually a list of the largest commercial heat treaters in North America based upon annual sales, our 2021 list can be found at This year readers will see we became much more ambitious and expanded the list to the 50 largest. In our 18th spot we have Industrial Steel Treating, Jackson, Michigan.

Industrial Steel Treating Company (IST) began operations in Jackson, Michigan in 1943, initially servicing the growing tool and die industry in mid-Michigan, Ohio and Indiana. Today, IST is one of the largest and most modern production heat treatment companies in North America. Two separate, across-the-street facilities house production, prototype sample and warehouse-inventory management capabilities within 350,000 SF.  Ten truck bays are within a short distance from I-94 and US 127, 24 hour receiving and shipping ensure fast order processing. IST obtained QS-9000 registration in 1996 and today is ISO 9001:2015 registered. We service metal parts manufacturers with clean heat treat processing. Quick and reliable, our goal is to satisfy your requirements; we will not let you down!

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