Finalists - including key service providers to the steel industry and spanning the entire steel supply chain - have been announced for the 10th annual Fastmarkets AMM Awards for Steel Excellence.
Finalists in this year’s 13 categories include flat steel and tube and pipe producers, raw materials providers and recyclers, as well as purveyors of financial and legal services critical to the industry, among others.
“Firms that are finalists embody best-in-class practices as measured by global standards. This year’s outstanding finalists demonstrate that innovation and initiative are powering the industry’s strength and resiliency,” Fastmarkets chief executive officer Raju Daswani said.
The 2019 finalists are:
Best Innovation: Product – SSAB Americas; TMEIC; TMK Ipsco
Best Innovation: Process – ArcelorMittal Dofasco; TMEIC
Best Mergers and Acquisitions – GFG Alliance; Jupiter Aluminum Corp; Liberty Steel Products Inc; Optimus Steel LLC
Best Operational Improvements – ArcelorMittal Dofasco; Outokumpu Americas; TMEIC; TMK Ipsco
Financial Services Provider of the Year – Bank of America Merrill Lynch; BMO Harris Bank NA; Headwall Partners LLC; ProfitGuard LLC
Legal Services Provider of the Year – Gray Reed & McGraw LLP; Morris, Manning & Martin LLP; Wiley Rein LLP
Information Technology Provider of the Year – Crowe LLP; Quintiq
Steel Producer of the Year – Big River Steel; Nucor Corp
Environmental Responsibility/Stewardship – ArcelorMittal Dofasco; Big River Steel; JSW Steel (USA) Inc; SSAB Americas; TimkenSteel Corp
Scrap Company of the Year – B.L. Duke; Ferrous Processing & Trading Co; PSC Metals Inc; W Silver Recycling Inc
Tube and Pipe Producer of the Year – TMK Ipsco; Trinity Products LLC
Service Center of the Year – Jemison Metals; Klein Steel Service Inc; Liberty Steel Products Inc; Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co
Raw Materials/Consumables Provider of the Year – Ecovery LLC; GrafTech International Ltd; Harbison Walker International
As one of the most prestigious awards programs for the global steel industry, Fastmarkets' Awards for Steel Excellence recognizes world-class innovation in steel and related industries. Winners will be announced at the annual Steel Awards Dinner, to be held in New York on June 18, and will be more extensively profiled in the July/August issue of Metal Market Magazine.