Marino\Ware has opened a manufacturing facility in East Chicago, Ind. This plant produces the company's complete line of cold-formed steel construction products.

"With the opening of our third and largest facility, we are ready to provide our customers in the Midwest with the same convenience, service and quality that our customers in the eastern U.S. have experienced for decades," said Fred Serpico, director of marketing for the company.

The company has purchased a 279,000-square-foot facility to serve Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas and eastern Colorado. The manufacturing facility has railway access to accept railcar deliveries and also provides indoor storage to protect master coils and finished goods.

The East Chicago office can be reached directly at (219) 378-7100.