Company History19581958 Humble FoundationsIn 1958 Tell Tuffli decided to run his own Steel Business. So he left the world of sales to start his own venture. 19591959 Breaking GroundA slice of open land was purchased at a time before Long Beach is what it is today. 1959 Construction ContinuesThe bones of the first Tell Steel warehouse begin to take shape. 1959 Joined by his son DonTell Steel is a family business and Tell had his son Don join him in this exciting new endeavor. 1959 Tell Steel Opens for BusinessWith construction complete on the first building of the new venture, Tell Steel opens for business. 19621962 Early Years See GrowthThe early years see growth. The business picks up steam and eventually expands the facilities to include additional warehouses. 19641964 The Family GrowsThe company was founded on the values of hard work and friendly cooperation. Tell Steel was more than a business to its’ employees… it was a family! 19651965 Delivery with a SmileOur early fleet may seem modest by todays standards but it served the needs of our growing customer base around southern California. 19681968 Bay 4 Takes ShapeExpansion has been a constant theme at Tell Steel. Here in 1968, bay 4 takes shape. 1968 Bay 4 Siding Goes UpNow that the bones were in place, the siding for bay 4 could begin. 19911991 Bay 7 ConstructionIn 1991 construction started for our final bay – Bay 7. Currently Bay 7 is home to our two waterjet machines.