Mid-Continent Steel and Wire, Inc., Joins a Growing Group of Businesses and Individuals Coming Together to Help the Uvalde Community

MCSW Donates Designmaster Fence System to Increase Safety and Security for Uvalde Schools CISD

WASHINGTON, July 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Mid-Continent Steel and Wire, Inc. (MCSW), a division of Deacero Group, today announced that it will donate Designmaster Fence System branded materials to increase the safety and security of Uvalde schools. The company adds its name to a growing group of organizations and individuals who are stepping up to help the community move forward after the tragic shooting at Robb Elementary on May 24.

MCSW is one of the world’s largest yarn manufacturers. North America. The company’s main sites are located at Houston, TX; Laredo, TX; and Poplar Bluff, Missouri and with its MAGNUM brand, it is the largest nail manufacturer in the country.

“Our hearts go out to our neighbors in Uvalde community following a great loss. We are here to help you,” said Fernando Villanueva, CEO of Mid-Continent. “We will do everything we can to help the community move forward and make the children in these schools safer.”

In the wake of the tragedy, Uvalde CISD recently announced that Robb Elementary would be demolished and rebuilt. Additionally, the district says it is working on safety and security changes at its other seven campuses. The Designmaster Fence System branded materials donated by MCSW will directly contribute to this effort.

“Our schools should be a safe place where all children can learn and thrive,” said George Skarich, Vice President of Mid-Continent Sales. “We are proud to be part of this effort by providing high quality products to increase the safety and security of Uvalde CISD schools.”

Designmaster is a premier fencing system with a wide range of applications meeting strict international standards and is the only fencing system that uses a powder coated finish that is 100% non-toxic, 100% free of volatile organic compounds, 100% free of triglycidic isocyanurate, LEED certified. The products are currently used in schools and universities in Texas and throughout the country.

Other companies that recently announced donations to CISD schools in Uvalde include the Butt family and HEB, make a donation $10 million in liquid; Las Vegas Raiders make a donation $1 million in liquid; Laredo Lemonade Co donate proceeds from the sale of all flautas; McDonald’s make a donation $250,000 in liquid; Dallas Cowboys and Houston Texans donate together $800,000; and a lot After.

About Mid-Continent Steel and Wire, Inc. (MCSW)

Mid-Continent Steel and Wire, Inc. is one of the largest wire manufacturers in North America. Its main locations are in Houston, TX; Laredo, TX; and Poplar Bluff, Missouri; and with its MAGNUM brand, it is the largest nail manufacturer in the country. The company serves a wide variety of industries through its Mid-Continent Steel and Wire (MCSW) family of brands.

MCSW is owned by Deacero, a family business established almost 70 years ago in a small warehouse in Monterrey. Deacero is a fully integrated company with infrastructure for recycling, waste processing, steel mills, finished product plants and distribution centers. Earlier this year, Deacero opened a global trade and corporate affairs office in washington d.c..

For more information, visit www.mcswusa.com and www.deacero.com.

Contact Elizabeth Heaton, [email protected]202-445-9858

SOURCE Mid Continent Steel & Wire, Inc.

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