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“When we say we’re going to do something,
we do it.”

- Jerome E. Kusbel II

These words may sound simple, but we stake our reputation on every single job we take. Why? Because when buying steel is the lifeblood of your business, “close to perfect” just doesn’t cut it. It’s why we walk with you through every step of the manufacturing process and work day and night to deliver. It’s just the Kapital way.

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Industry-Leading Experience

When we say steel is our passion, it’s not hyperbole. We can advise you on products, grades and applications, so you can cut out the guesswork and get going.

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Iron-Clad Guarantees

We wouldn’t have been around this long if we didn’t follow through on our promises. Steel, when and how you need it, is the standard, not a pleasant surprise.

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Incomparable Efficiency

Thanks to our unique partnerships and relationships, we can streamline your business like no one else. At Kapital Steel, efficiency is the name of the game.

The Team of Steel

Kapital Steel Jerome E Kusbell II President & Owner

Jerome E. Kusbel II

President & Owner

In 1990, a new employee at Dietrich Steel Industries in Hammond, Indiana, discovered the two great loves of his life: his future wife, Dawn; and the steel industry. After earning his degree in economics from Purdue, Jerome worked his way up to a high-profile position specializing in international expansion at one of the largest privately held steel service centers. In 2015, leveraging 25 years of experience in the steel industry, Jerome founded Kapital Steel with colleagues Brian and John. A fluent Spanish speaker and consummate family man, Jerome lives in St. John, IN, with his two daughters.

Kapital Steel Brian E Rusin Chief Operating Officer

Brian E. Rusin

Chief Operating Officer

Managing the daily operations of a growing firm is no small feat, but Brian handles it all (and more) like the pro he is. Bringing 25 years of financial experience to Kapital, Brian joined us as COO in 2018. Another Purdue University alum, Brian holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance and an MBA. He lives in Chesterton, IN, with his family.

Kapital Steel John P Boling Operations Manager

John P. Boling

Operations Manager

One of our first employees at Kapital Steel, John serves as our Operations Manager, overseeing our hardworking team on the floor. Like Jerome, John began his career at Dietrich Steel Industries back in 1988. After moving on to ArcelorMittal for many years. John received a call from Jerome, who shared the idea for an exciting new venture. You guessed it…Kapital Steel. When he’s not putting his knowledge to work at the plant, you’ll find John souping up old cars or hitting the back nine near his home in Hobart, IN.

Kapital Steel Jeff Brassea Sales Representative

Jeff Brassea

Sales Representative

After three years working in ArcelorMittal’s fire department, Jeff realized his true passion: sales. Before joining Kapital Steel, Jeff honed his craft by working in door-to-door and phone sales. Since he joined us in 2019, Jeff has been invaluable in both lead generation and new business development.

Kapital Steel Jessica McBride Administrative Assistant

Jessica McBride

Administrative Assistant

Since March of 2019, Jessica has brought her high-energy style to our shipping and distribution network. With more than five years of experience in management and administration, Jessica is a natural troubleshooter, addressing customer issues as quickly as they arise.

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