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The latest news on companies processing and distributing steel products.
A.M. Castle

A. M. Castle & Co. is a global distributor of specialty metal and plastic products and supply chain services, principally serving the producer durable equipment, oil and gas, commercial aircraft, heavy equipment, industrial goods, construction equipment, retail, marine and automotive sectors of the global economy.

Metal One

Metal One is a Japan-based steel trading and distribution company.

Alro Steel

Alro Steel is a metals service center that distributes metals, industrial supplies and plastics. It sells a broad inventory of products under the following companies: Alro Steel, Alro Metals Service Center, Alro Metals Plus, Alro Industrial Supplies, and Alro Plastics. Alro has over 60 locations in 12 states.

Metals USA

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Metals USA provides a wide range of products and services in the heavy carbon steel, flat-rolled steel, non-ferrous metals, and building products markets. It was acquired by Reliance Steel & Aluminum in 2013.

China Precision Steel

Headquartered in Hong Kong, China Precision Steel is a niche precision steel processing company principally engaged in the production and sale of high precision cold-rolled steel products and provides value added services such as heat treatment and cutting medium and high carbon hot-rolled steel strips.

MRC Global

MRC Global is a leading global distributor of pipe, valve and fitting (PVF), products and services to the energy and industrial markets.

Edgen Murray

Edgen Group is a leading global distributor of specialized products and services to the energy sector and industrial infrastructure markets, including steel pipe, valves, quenched and tempered and high yield heavy plate, and related components. Edgen Group is headquartered in Baton Rouge, La., with over 35 locations in 18 countries around the world.

Olympic Steel

Founded in 1954, Olympic Steel is a leading U.S. metals service center focused on the direct sale and distribution of large volumes of processed carbon, coated and stainless flat-rolled sheet, coil and plate steel and aluminum products. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Olympic Steel operates from 34 facilities in North America.

EMJ

EMG is a metals service center headquartered in Lynwood, Calif. In 2006, Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. completed the acquisition of Earle M. Jorgensen Co. and EMJ became a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance

O'Neal Industries
Gibraltar Industries

Gibraltar Industries is a manufacturer and distributor of products for building markets.

O'Neal Steel
Heidtman Steel

Heidtman Steel is an Ohio-based metals processor and distributor operating facilities within Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Maryland and Ohio.

Ranger Steel

Jemison Demsey

Jemison Demsey Metals specializes in supply chain solutions for flat rolled steel products. With headquarters in Birmingham, Ala., and processing and distribution centers in Ohio, South Carolina, Virginia and Alabama, Jemison Demsey Metals services the Eastern half of the U.S. with sheeting, blanking, slitting and other fabrication and proprietary software solutions.

Reliance Steel

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co., headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif., is the largest metals service center company in North America.

Klöckner

Klöckner & Co is the largest producer-independent distributor of steel and metal products and one of the leading steel service center companies in the European and American markets combined.

Russel Metals

Russel Metals is one of the largest metals distribution companies in North America. It carries on business in three metals distribution segments: metals service centers, energy products and steel distributors, under various names.

Leeco Steel

Leeco Steel, headquartered in Lisle, Ill., maintains one of the nation’s largest inventories of carbon, HSLA and alloy plate steel coming from the premier mills worldwide. Founded in 1882, Leeco Steel has eight locations in North America and a one in Santiago, Chile. It is part of the O’Neal Industrial Metals Group.

Ryerson

Ryerson Inc., a Platinum Equity company, is a leading North American processor and distributor of metals, with operations in the U.S., Mexico, Canada, China and Brazil. The company distributes and processes various kinds of metals, including stainless and carbon steel and aluminum products.

Macsteel

In 2012, Namasco and Macsteel began operating under the Kloeckner Metals brand.

Samuel, Son & Co.

Samuel, Son & Co. is a family owned business founded in 1855 and is the 4th largest metal processor and distributor in North America. Samuel is also a major manufacturer of metal and related products. Samuel offers a full range of value added processing services and a complete range of carbon, stainless and aluminum products in all shapes and forms.

Marmon/Keystone

A leading wholesale distributor of tubular products for over 100 years, Marmon/Keystone inventories more than 15,000 sizes and grades of carbon, alloy, stainless and aluminum tubular and bar products. It is headquartered in Butler, Pa.

Skyline Steel

Skyline Steel LLC is a steel distributor serving the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. It was acquired by Nucor in 2012.

Marubeni-Itochu Steel America

MISA is a fully integrated network of metal processing and manufacturing facilities and sales and service offices strategically located in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Steel Technologies

Steel Technologies, headquartered in Louisville, Ky., is a flatrolled steel processor in North America. It is owned as a 50:50 joint venture between Nucor Corp. and Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.).

Maverick Tube

Maverick was a leading North American producer of weldedOCTG, line pipe and coiled tubing for use in oil and natural gas wells. It was acquired by Tenaris in 2006.

Latest News

MSCI: Service Center Growth Accelerates in March

16 Apr 2014 - Growth in shipments returned to healthy levels for steel and aluminum in both the U.S. and Canada, the Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI) said in its latest report.

Varsteel Purchases Herr-Voss Stamco ELT Enhanced Leveling Technology

16 Apr 2014 - Herr-Voss Stamco recently received an order from Varsteel Ltd. of Lethbridge, Alta., Canada, for an Enhanced Leveling Technology (ELT®) retrofit. This new enhancing leveler will process material up to .500” x 96” wide.

Olympic Steel Names Vice President, Sales and Marketing – Flat Rolled

15 Apr 2014 - Olympic Steel Inc. announced the promotion of Stephen Reyes to vice president, sales and marketing – Flat Rolled.

Steel Rolling Holdings Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Certification

01 Apr 2014 - Steel Rolling Holdings Inc. (SRH), a steel processing center specializing in cold rolling, annealing and tempering steel coils, announced that it has achieved ISO 9001:2008 certification.

Herr-Voss Stamco Commissions Two New Lines at Cascadia Metals

31 Mar 2014 - Herr-Voss Stamco® recently completed the commissioning of two new state-of-the-art processing lines at Cascadia Metals in Brandon, Man., Canada, including a cut-to-length line and a Strand Extensioner® slitting line.

McNeilus Steel Installs Fourth Red Bud Stretcher Leveling Line

10 Mar 2014 - McNeilus Steel recently installed a .500-in. (12.7-mm) cut-to-length line with a stretcher leveler with SUREGRIP® technology from Red Bud Industries at its Fond Du Lac, Wis., facility.

Japanese Companies Mull Steel Wire Rod Processing Plant in Mexico

03 Mar 2014 - Kobe Steel, Ltd., trading affiliate Shinsho Corp., Metal One Corp., Osaka Seiko Ltd., and Republic Steel have signed a memorandum of understanding to consider establishing a joint venture in Mexico to process steel wire rod into steel wire of cold heading quality (CHQ).

Reliance Steel Gives 2014 Outlook, Reports 2013 Results

21 Feb 2014 - Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended 31 December 2013.

Russel Metals’ Energy Products Segment to be Area of Focus in 2014

21 Feb 2014 - As it reported its fourth quarter and full year 2013 results, Russel Metals commented on both its energy products segment and its steel distributors segment.

O'Neal Flat Rolled Metals Names New Leader

19 Feb 2014 - O’Neal Flat Rolled Metals (OFR Metals) announced that Jeff Simons will take over as the new president and CEO of the company.

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