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Learn About Steelscape, A US Manufacturer of Painted Metal

Steelscape is the leading west-coast manufacturer of coated and painted metal for construction products. Each year we produce more than 400 million pounds of painted steel which is transformed into a wide range of finished products including, metal roofing and siding, decking, and framing. Our capabilities encompass the entire coating process, from metallic coating (corrosion protection) to painting, ensuring quality, consistency, and on-time delivery for customers. Our innovative colors and designs continue to expand the application of metal in modern exterior design.

We have a highly experienced team with more than 4500 years of collective experience. Today we operate out of two advanced facilities in Washington and California. Our Rancho Cucamonga, California facility was commissioned in 1968 and we expanded to our Kalama Washington plant in 1997. Today we are jointly owned by two leaders of the modern steel industry, Nippon Steel Corporation, and BlueScope Steel Limited. Steelscape is committed to the ongoing development and application of pre-painted metal and is a proud member of the National Coil Coater’s Association (NCCA), ASTM International, American Iron and Steel Institution, Cool Roof Rating Council, American Galvanizers Association, and the Zinc Aluminum Coating Association.

For more information on our capabilities, explore our ‘What We Do’ webpage or Contact Us.

Five Things You May Not Know About Steelscape

What We Stand For At Steelscape

At Steelscape, our people are our strength, and our customers are our partners. This statement reflects both a clear point of differentiation and a commitment to our customers and employees.  Our team is the best in the industry. This is evident in our unmatched experience, innovative attitude, relentless commitment to quality, and customer-centric focus. We reinforce the commitment to our employees through the provision of a fulfilling, empowering, and most importantly, safe working environment in which we have proudly received the coveted National Coil Coating Association (NCCA) Safety Award 8 times. 

Our President, Sarah Deukmejian

Sarah has been with the organization for over 20 years, having risen through the ranks and taken on numerous roles domestically within Steelscape and globally with our parent company, BlueScope. Her industry knowledge and leadership set the tone for our sustained drive for excellence and our commitment to creating a long-lasting bond with customers, fellow employees, and the communities in which we operate. 

Our General Manager, Scott Cooley

Scott has been in the Steel Industry for over 25 years in many customer-focused roles.  He has been with Steelscape since 2002 and has led Steelscape’s Sales & Customer Service Team since 2008.  Scott has always looked at the role of Sales to be problem-solvers for our customers and colleagues and has helped build a customer-focused culture at Steelscape. 

Our Director of Sales, Mary Wardle

Mary is a second-generation steel expert and has worked in the industry since 1982. Mary’s career has taken her from purchasing to global steel trading, to her current position as Sales Manager of the Western Division. Mary proudly contributes to the continued growth and development of the industry through her various industry leadership roles, including as Executive Vice President of the Association of Women in Metal Industries (AWMI). 

Our Customer Service Manager, Andrea Wernex-Dennis

Andrea has proudly worked at Steelscape for 30 years in a variety of roles, including in Business Systems, Accounting, and Sales. Andrea enjoys being able to contribute the extensive knowledge she has gained over the years to improve the service provided to our customers.  Andrea leads Steelscape’s dedicated customer service team by example through her responsiveness, commitment, and passion for excellence. 

Our Plant Manger - Kalama, WA, Mick Rompa

Mick has been in the coated steel manufacturing business for nearly two decades. Within this time, he has filled several roles. Beginning as Environmental Coordinator and then leading the teams of both Material Control and the Paint Line before taking the position of Plant Manager at another facility. He is currently the Kalama plant manager focusing on building a strong safety culture as well as reaching new performances of producing high-quality products.

Alonza Lewis, Plant Manager, Rancho
Our Plant Manger - Rancho Cucamonga , CA, Alonza Lewis

Alonza Lewis brings over 25 years of expertise in the steel industry, with a strong focus on promoting operational excellence through fostering a robust safety culture, implementing effective team-building strategies, and optimizing processes.

Michelle Vondran Technical Innovation Officer for Steelscape
Our Technical Innovation Officer, Michelle Vondran

Michelle is Steelscape’s Technical Innovation Officer with broad experience in paint development and application. Having helped introduce energy-saving cool pigment technology and through her technical leadership in industry associations, Michelle ensures Steelscape is at the forefront of coil coating. Today, Michelle is an active member of the National Coil Coaters Association, the Zinc Aluminum Coaters Association, and has played an active role in both the Cool Roof Rating Council and Energy Star Roofing Program.

Our Architectural Specialist, Shelby Courtney

Shelby has worked at Steelscape for over 15 years and developed a comprehensive understanding of Steelscape’s products, processes, and people. Each day, Shelby works with architects, homeowners, and customers to address product inquiries and find solutions with genuine Steelscape steel. In these interactions, Shelby’s vast knowledge, industry contacts, and energetic attitude clearly articulate the Steelscape difference. 

Interested in joining our team? Learn more about our available positions by visiting our Career Page.

Our Bond outlines the guiding principles that strengthen our business every day. It identifies our key stakeholders, guides how we work together and conduct ourselves, and continues to be our benchmark for success and choosing to do what is right.


Our success depends on our customers and suppliers choosing us. Our strength lies in working closely with them to create value and trust, together with superior products, service and ideas.


Our success comes from our people. We work in a safe and satisfying environment. We choose to treat each other with trust and respect and maintain a healthy balance between work and family life. Our experience, teamwork, and ability to deliver steel inspired solutions are our most valued and rewarded strengths.


Our success is made possible by the shareholders and lenders who choose to invest in us. In return, we commit to continuing profitability and growth in value, which together, make us all stronger.


Our success relies on communities supporting our business and products. In turn, we care for the environment, create wealth, respect local values and encourage involvement. Our strength is in choosing to do what is right.

Our people are our strength.

We work in a safe and satisfying environment.

We take our responsibilities in the area of health and safety very seriously.

Our health and safety management systems are a key factor in our decision-making processes.

We seek continual improvement in our performance and aspire towards a goal of zero harm to people.

This goal is an important driver for continuous improvement in health and safety performance at Steelscape.

We have in place a comprehensive company-wide Occupational Health and Safety Management System.

Its purpose is to ensure the health and safety of our employees, customers, contractors, visitors and the public.

Working safely is a condition of employment.

Employee involvement is essential.

Management is accountable for safety performance.

All injuries can be prevented.

Training employees to work safely is essential.

All operating exposure can be safeguarded.

These beliefs form the basis for achieving our goal of “Zero Harm” .

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