Rohn Industries

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Rohn Products, LLC, formerly Rohn Industries, Inc. and UNR Industries, Inc., is a leading manufacturer of telecommunications towers, poles, mounts, and other materials. Rohn products include support structures for antennae, private microwave, cellular telephone, personal communications systems, commercial broadcasting and amateur radio, etc.

Rohn Industries was founded and incorporated in 1918 as UNR Industries, Inc. in an effort to meet demand for, among other things, high quality steel tubing. UNR Industries, Inc. declared bankruptcy in 1982 and was reorganized as Rohn Industries, Inc. In 2003, Rohn Industries, Inc. was acquired by Radian Corporation and in 2008 Rohn Products, LLC became independent again.


A substantial portion of the existing private and commercial telecommunications infrastructure in the United States involves Rohn products. The company holds the number one position in the market for the production of tower structures for wireless communications equipment and broadcasting stations, making Rohn the world's largest communications tower manufacturer.[citation needed] International sales accounted for %15 of Rohn Industries' business in 2001. Their products have been installed in 55 countries.[citation needed]

Rohn is headquartered in Peoria, Illinois and has six manufacturing facilities in Illinois, Alabama, Indiana, Arizona, and Mexico. The Bessemer, Alabama plant is believed to be one of the largest equipment enclosure plants in the world.[citation needed]

During its history, UNR Industries owned steel production and fabricating facility Midwest Steel.[citation needed]