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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.


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 & 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 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.


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.


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

Majestic Again Named One of Best Places to Work in Northeast Ohio

10 Sep 2014 - Majestic Steel USA is honored to once again be recognized by ERC as one of Northeast Ohio's best places to work for top talent.

MNM Acquires Kent Automation

05 Sep 2014 - MNM Manufacturing Inc., a division of MNM IND INC., Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, has acquired Kent Automation Inc. of Kent, Ohio, a machine design company.

Joint Venture for Wire Rod Processing To Be Established in Mexico

03 Sep 2014 - Shinsho Corp. and Kobe Steel Ltd. have agreed with Metal One Corp., Osaka Seiko Ltd., Mexico’s Grupo Simec, and O&k American Corp. in the U.S. to establish a joint venture in Mexico to produce steel wire of cold heading (CH) quality.

Russel Metals Installs Red Bud Stretcher Leveler Retrofit

01 Sep 2014 - Russel Metals, located in Mississauga, Ont., Canada, recently installed a Red Bud Industries .250” (6 mm) x 72” (1830 mm) stretcher leveler with SUREGRIP® technology in an existing cut-to-length line at its B&T Steel Division in Stoney Creek, Ont.

Marmon/Keystone Acknowledges Top Suppliers

29 Aug 2014 - Marmon/Keystone recently held its annual Supplier Recognition Day at the Butler Country Club in Butler, Pa., to commemorate the quality performance of suppliers in 2013.

Metal One Acquires Energy Tubular Distributor in Western Canada

27 Aug 2014 - Metal One Corp., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, announced the acquisition of 90% stake of the outstanding and issued shares in Cantak Corporation a major energy tubular distributor in Western Canada, which was effective 2 July 2014.

North American Service Center Shipment Growth Continued in July

20 Aug 2014 - The healthy growth in steel and aluminum shipments exhibited in June 2014 continued into July for both U.S. and Canadian service centers, the Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI) reported.

Russel Metals Benefitting from Strengthening Economy in U.S., Canada

19 Aug 2014 - Russel Metals Inc. announced second quarter 2014 earnings of US$31 million or US$0.50 per share on revenues of US$893 million reflecting strong operating margins in all segments.

CDW Service Center D&B Changes Name to Waelzholz North America

18 Aug 2014 - Cold rolled steel specialist C.D. Waelzholz announced on 1 July 2014 that the CDW Service Center D&B Ltd. operations have become Waelzholz North America LLC.

Olympic Steel Promotes Andrew Markowitz to Vice President Sales and Marketing—Specialty Metals

15 Aug 2014 - Olympic Steel Inc., a leading national metals service center, announced the promotion of Andrew Markowitz to the newly created position of vice president sales and marketing—specialty metals. Additionally, Jerrold Gideon has been promoted to general manager—Integrity Stainless.

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