Imperial plans to integrate, diversify with Teck addition

Nov 28, 2011 | 02:23 PM | Chris Prentice

Tags  Imperial Alloys, Imperial Zinc, galvanizing, zinc, Teck Metals, Jay Sandler, Marc Spellman, chris prentice

NEW YORK — Imperial Alloys Corp. is hoping that its recent acquisition of Teck Metals Ltd.’s galvanizing unit brings the company closer to its goal of being a full-service metals business, executives told AMM.

The Chicago-based company bought the galvanizing technology sales division of Teck Metals at the beginning of November. Since 2009, Imperial also has added two aluminum smelters and a brokerage business, hoping that diversification and integration will help boost margins and mitigate fluctuating metal prices.....





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