Worldwide Partner in Specialty Steel

We are specialty steel traders purchasing globally from leading carbon, alloy, stainless and high nickel alloy manufacturers.

Steel is our "Business"

We have a wide network of sales representatives with extensive knowledge of the steel industry.

Legacy of excellence

Our company has traded steel internationally for over 100 years.

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Steel is our "Business"


Kurt Orban Partners is a major importer of tubulars and fittings from around the world. With its four generations of experience and representative offices on all three coasts, KOP is prepared to handle your OCTG, Line Pipe, Standard Pipe and Fittings needs on a door to door basis. Our product expertise ranges from carbon through stainless and alloy in seamless, welded and DSAW conditions, large

diameters or small green or processed sizes.

KOP provides a full line of professional options with risk management skills and personal customer service that will help your company succeed in the most competitive sector of the energy and construction commercial chains.


Long products are in our blood. KOP pioneered import of the first steel from Japan after WWII, wire rod from Kobe Steel. The Company now sources long products in a range from merchant steels and rebar to support this country’s construction and infrastructure needs, through wire rod and finished wire, also feeding construction as well as agricultural end uses.

From initial order date and mill selection through US Customs entry and ultimate product delivery, KOP has the know-how to provide a shared successful import experience.


A broad line of flat rolled steels rounds out the KOP product portfolio, including hot rolled, cold rolled, coated and pre-painted steels.

KOP only works with proven products from vetted producers to help manage trade and supply risks. From Commercial or API quality hot rolled to light gauge galvanized steels, KOP has the industry expertise to meet our customers’ stringent needs.

We have proudly delivered steel from a multitude of quality sources to the world market for over 100 years.


Global Reach

We have a multi-generational track record of bringing new products from a multitude of sources to the world market. Through our alliances with leading financial institutions, we offer favorable terms to mills and customers.