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Over 60 Years of Tube Making Experience

Handy & Harman has developed the most efficient and reliable manufacturing processes in the industry resulting in quality products for many applications. Our competitive advantages are many and include:

  • Coil Lengths: The longest available seamless tube coils
  • Quality: The most consistent mechanical and dimensional properties
  • Stocking Program: Many standard coiled products available from stock
  • Lead Times: Short lead times for standard and custom products
  • True Seamless: No welds of any kind
  • Service & Flexibility: On-Site sales & engineering support for special applications

About HandyTube

HandyTube Corporation, a Handy & Harman Ltd. Company, is a premium manufacturer of Xtreme Length™ seamless stainless steel coil tubing for diverse industries worldwide. HandyTube products are used in applications for the energy sector, chemical process and instrumentation, aerospace and defense, chromatography, and shipbuilding industry.

A commitment to integrity has been synonymous with the name Handy & Harman throughout the years, and HandyTube Corporation is proud to share this belief. We make it evident in our dedication to high-quality service and products. Our experienced engineers provide expertise on new product development, through continuous improvement and lean manufacturing.

We work successfully with our customers worldwide, to take products from a raw idea to full implementation. We provide extensive customer-specific solutions for critical applications. You can rely on our team of engineers to refine your ideas, explore options, create new solutions, analyze values and deliver on commitments.

HandyTube's Beginnings in Precious Metals

Handy & Harman, Ltd., a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange, had its origins in a precious metals trading company, Peter Hayden & Co., established in New York in 1867.  Over the next 19 years, the company’s name changed three times:  The Banking House of Parker Handy (1870), The Banking House of Parker and Cronise (1878) and, finally, Handy & Harman (1886). 

Today, Handy & Harman is a diversified global industrial company delivering values through innovation, operating excellence and superior customer service.  Handy & Harman, Ltd., and its subsidiaries employ over 1,800 people in 29 locations.

HandyTube History

1867 – Handy & Harman founded as a precious metals company

1892 – Handy & Harman sets domestic traded silver price

1905 – Started diversifying metals business to include brazing alloys

1948 – Handy & Harman Tube Division is founded in Norristown, Pennsylvania

1981 – Camdel Metals Long Coil Division is founded in Camden, Delaware

2006 – Precision Materials product line added to Camdel Metals

2011 – Camdel Metals Corporation is renamed HandyTube Corporation

2012 – HandyTube produces Xtreme Length™ coil

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