Plymouth Tube Co. has announced that an agreement has been achieved for the acquisition of Trent Tube from Crucible Materials Corp. effective 11 August 2007. The purchase includes the Trentweld Plant (East Troy, Wisconsin) and the Trent Processing Plant (Chicago, Illinois). Trent Tube’s Trentweld Plant produces 1/8in to 4in diameter welded and welded and drawn stainless steel tubing including nickel and high alloys for a variety of applications. Primary products include mechanical, air cylinder, electropolished tubing, and specialty tubing products such as tubing for aircraft, sanitary, pharmaceutical, high purity, and nuclear applications. The Trent Processing Plant provides slit and edged stainless steel and nickel alloy coils (.010in – .135in thick by .375in – 48in wide). Customers served include the Trent Weld plant as well as a broad base of other steel processors.