Steel & Pipe Supply – Foundations of Success Chapters 1-8

Here is the story of a business that started in the desperation of the Great Depression in 1933 and grew to become one of the largest steel distribution companies in the country.


Drilling Deep & Flying High: The Early Years of Gene & Carol Hoerman


May I introduce you to Carol Harrell and Gene Hoerman,

St. George High School Class of 1951, and

two of the nicest people you could ever meet.  What follows on

this blog post is a rough draft of Chapter 1 of the book we are

putting together about their lives.  I’m posting it here for two

reasons.  First, I would appreciate any constructive feedback

you might have on what I’ve written so far.  Second, I would

like to generate some interest in the finished book.  It probably

won’t ever be on the New York Times Bestseller list, but we

hope it will add to the history records of the Hoerman family

and this part of our fair state.
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