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2015 Awards for Steel Excellence Winners Announced

Jun 23, 2015 | 08:00 PM |




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

American Metal Market announces the winners for the sixth annual AMM Awards for Steel Excellence.

New York - June 11, 2015 - Winners of the sixth annual American Metal Market Awards for Steel Excellence were announced Tuesday evening at the annual AMM Awards For Steel Excellence Dinner held in conjunction with the Steel Success Strategies XXX conference.

“These 15 winners represent the best companies in their respective segments of the global steel industry, embodying innovation and ingenuity,” said Bristol Voss, editorin-chief, American Metal Market. “We had a record number of nominations for this year’s awards, and finalists represented world-class innovation in their respective fields. To be named a winner truly signifies excellence in products, processes and people.”

In addition to the presentation to the 15 category winners, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) was named the Industry Ambassador/Advocate of the Year for his dedication to strengthening and promoting America’s manufacturing base. Called Congress’ leading proponent of American manufacturing, Senator Brown is working closely with the Obama administration to create a national manufacturing policy that would invest in manufacturing innovation, strengthen this country’s component supply chain, connect workers with emerging industries and align trade policies to promote national interests.

The winners of the sixth annual AMM Awards for Steel Excellence are:

Best Innovation: Product – Gerdau Long Steel North America Best Innovation: Process – TimkenSteel Corp.

Best Mergers and Acquisitions – Steel Dynamics Inc.

Best Operational Improvements – ArcelorMittal Dofasco

Technology Provider of the Year – Integrated Mill Systems Inc.

Financial Services Company of the Year: Banks – Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Financial Services Company of the Year: Advisors – Global Principal Partners LLC

Informational Technology Company of the Year – Gerdau Long Steel North America

Environmental Responsibility/Stewardship – SSAB Americas

Logistics Provider of the Year – Alabama Steel Terminals LLC

Scrap Company of the Year (small/midsize) – Columbus Recycling Corp.

Scrap Company of the Year (large) – Upstate Shredding LLC – Ben Weitsman & Son Inc.

Service Center of the Year – Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.

Tube and Pipe Producer of the Year – TMK - Ipsco Steel Producer of the Year – TimkenSteel Corp.

The awards dinner, which also honored the inaugural class of the AMM Rising Stars, was attended by about 250 steel industry leaders from around the world at the Edison Ballroom in midtown Manhattan.

For more information contact: Mary Connors, 646-274-6250, mconnors@amm.com

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