Steel Tube Inc. expanding in Statesville

Statesville-based Steel Tube Inc. announced this week that it will invest $2.3 million over the next 1 1/2 years to nearly double its manufacturing space, add a product line and hire 20 more workers.

Steel Tube, which makes carbon steel and galvanized steel tubing, will expand its plant by 32,000 square feet. Joe Marusak