American Metal Market Winners of 2011 Awards For Steel Excellence

New York, NY July 2011- American Metal Market announced the winners of the 2011 Awards for Steel Excellence at the recent Steel Success Strategies XXVI Conference. The awards, which recognize businesses that have initiated positive change in the steel industry, were awarded in 12 categories. See the winners below:

Severstal North America- Best Brownfield Technology
ThyssenKrupp Steel USA- Best Greenfield Technology
ArcelorMittal- Best Innovation Process
London Metal Exchange- Best Innovation Product
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc.- Best Mergers & Acquisitions
AK Steel Corporation- Best Operational Improvements
The Material Works, Ltd.- Environmental Responsibility/Stewardship
Alabama State Port Authority and Coil-Tainer Limited- Logistics/Transportation Provider of the Year
Mario Longhi, Gerdau- Industry Ambassador/Advocate of the Year
Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc.- Scrap Company of the Year
Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.- Service Center of the Year
Steel Dynamics, Inc.- Steel Producer of the Year

More about American Metal Market:

Since its first print issue published in 1882, AMM has been the trusted name in metals industry information. Industry leaders, decision-makers and purchasing executives at primary metals producers, service centers, metals consuming end-users, original equipment manufacturers, steelmakers and metals recyclers worldwide read the publication daily. Readers rely on AMM to assist them throughout the critical day-to-day decision-making process, helping them to manage, operate and make strategic purchasing decisions for their company.

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