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Platinum Sponsors

Red Bud Industries

Red Bud Industries is a world leader in the manufacturing of Coil Processing Equipment. Today, their equipment can be found in operation in all the major world markets processing materials of all types. Throughout the industry, Red Bud Industries is known for pioneering, developing, and producing state of the art Slitting Lines, Cut-To-Length/Multi-Blanking Lines, Heavy Gage Plate Lines, Stretcher Levelers, and other Coil Processing Equipment. With a modern manufacturing complex of over 200,000 square feet, Red Bud Industries possesses the manufacturing capacity and prowess to produce some of the most advanced Coil Processing Systems available anywhere in the world.

Gold Sponsors

Bank of America

In uncertain times, one thing is certain. Bank of America Business Capital is by your side with the resources, solutions and vision to see you through. Drawing on experience gained over nearly a century, we offer clients in the United States, Canada and Europe services ranging from working capital and turnaround financing, to recapitalizations and restructurings. Delivering smart solutions that make it easier to do business, and the expertise to help you take on what’s next.


Crowe is one of the largest public accounting, consulting, and technology firms in the United States. With decades of experience in the metals industry, we provide metals-specific accelerators, analytics tools, and productivity apps to help your business get the most out of its technology and ERP platforms. We invest in tomorrow because we know smart decisions build lasting value for our clients, people, and profession.

Heidtman Steel

Headquartered in Toledo, OH, Heidtman Steel is a solution driven flat rolled steel service center network. Serving a vast array of markets, Heidtman operates 8 wholly owned or joint venture steel processing facilities, with most of them adjacent to steel mills. Long known for expertise in the application of high strength steels, Heidtman also markets Advance High Strength Steels. Capitalizing on diverse captive capabilities, and innovative risk management programs, Heidtman provides customers the ultimate in cost effective solutions.

Heidtman Capabilities:
  • Pickling
  • Slitting
  • Edging
  • Temper Pass
  • One Pass
  • Stretcher Levelling
  • Galvanizing
  • First Operation Blanking
  • Pipe and Tubing

Mill Steel Company

Founded in 1959 by Harry Samrick, Mill Steel Co. is one of North America’s premier flat-rolled steel suppliers. Headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI, Mill Steel operates five service center locations including; Grand Rapids and Melvindale, MI, Jeffersonville, IN, Birmingham, AL, and Houston, TX. Mill Steel excels at serving some of the world’s most demanding industries with its steadfast dedication to superior quality, delivery, and performance. The company continues to grow by consistently operating with integrity, while putting its customers and associates first. With excellent customer service and rapid turnaround times, Mill Steel is your one-stop-shop! For more information, visit www.millsteel.com.

Ranger Steel

Founded in 1958, Ranger Steel is the largest independently owned steel plate distributor in the United States. Headquartered in Houston, Ranger operates a distribution center at the Port of Houston and warehouses in Tulsa, Los Angeles Basin, and Fort Worth area. Ranger Steel services Mexico, Central and South America, and other international destinations as well as all U.S. markets. Ranger Steel’s strategic locations help it meet the needs of its customers fast and efficiently in a wide variety of industries, including ship building, energy, transportation, vessel and heat exchanger, heavy plate fabrication, commercial and industrial construction, and storage tanks. For over half a century, Ranger has been recognized for its quality product and customer service, vast and varied inventory, and on-demand delivery at competitive prices. Hundreds of tons of steel plate move through Ranger Steel facilities daily by rail, ship and truck.


We are a leading company in the Americas that manufactures and processes a wide range of steel products using the most advanced technology. With 18 production centers in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, United States, Guatemala and Mexico, we manufacture high-complexity steel products that supply the main industries and markets in the region. We have an efficient, fully-integrated production system. Our facilities feature the whole manufacturing process of steelmaking, from the mining of iron ore to the production of high value added products for the most demanding industries.

With excellence as our primary goal, we provide the best products and services to our customers.

The Ternium trademark is your assurance of quality.

United States Steel Corporation

Founded in 1901, United States Steel Corporation is a leading steel producer. With an unwavering focus on safety, the company’s customer-centric Best for All® strategy is advancing a more secure, sustainable future for U. S. Steel and its stakeholders. With a renewed emphasis on innovation, U. S. Steel serves the automotive, construction, appliance, energy, containers, and packaging industries with high value-added steel products such as U. S. Steel’s proprietary XG3® advanced high-strength steel. The company also maintains competitively advantaged iron ore production and has an annual raw steelmaking capability of 22.4 million net tons. U. S. Steel is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with world-class operations across the United States and in Central Europe. For more information, please visit www.ussteel.com.

Silver Sponsors


Felux is where steel buying and selling is made easy. Build a company profile, upload material for sale, post an RFQ and search the community. Felux provides users a marketplace to connect, transact, share content and manage their business with real-time data and analytics. Go to Felux.com to get started.

Magic Coil Products LLC

Magic Coil Products LLC is a steel service center located on campus with Steel Dynamics Corporation in Butler, Indiana. Magic Coil Products has the ability to process hot roll, cold roll, hot dip galvanized, galvaneal and pre-paint. MCP has the following processing equipment: Two Braner slitters with the ability to process material with a gauge range of .012 – ¼” with a max coil width of 72”. MCP also operates a Red Bud Multi-blanking line with a gauge range of .020 to .140 and a max master coil max width of 72”. The MBL has the ability to produce sheets as well as take four in-line cuts to produce tight tolerance precision blanks.

MCP offers the following services:

  • Toll Processing
  • Material Storage
  • Customized inventory programs
  • Inside sales and logistics management

Please visit our web-site at www.magiccoilproducts.com or call 260.868.COIL (2645) for inquires or additional information on Magic Coil Products.

Priefert Steel

Family-owned and operated since 1964, Priefert is headquartered in Mt. Pleasant, Texas. Considered a leading innovator in the industry, what began with the launch of a single headgate, has since grown into one of the world’s largest rodeo and ranch equipment manufacturing facilities. Given their volume of consumption and history of steel fabrication, Priefert has also expanded into the steel market, specializing in supplying a variety of steel products to manufacturers, service centers, and other volume buyers. A true testament to the American Dream, Priefert is proud to produce a quality product that is made in the USA.

PSI Metals North America Inc

PSI Metals is the leading provider of innovative production management software for the metals industry, by combining Supply Chain Management, Advance Planning Scheduling and Manufacturing Execution System within one Service Platform (SP). Our solutions supports all processes such as planning, production, quality, and logistics. Our end-to-end solutions enables aluminum and steel producers to stay competitive by delivering tailored and configurable solutions. We also specialize in business consulting studies that provide strategic information services. PSI Metals is a subsidiary of PSI Software SE, a publicly traded company that focuses on software for energy, mobility and production management. We have a global presence in four continents and 10 countries, with our headquarters in Dusseldorf and North American office in Pittsburgh, PA.

Bronze Sponsors

Acero Prime

Acero Prime is one of the most complete steel service centers in Mexico. Besides the steel processing services, that includes slitting, cut to length and multi-blanking, we offer a complete solution in logistics (truck and rail freights), temporary importation, storage, JIT deliveries, port maneuvers, EDI communication, among others. With facilities located in San Luis Potosi, Ramos Arizpe, Toluca and Monterrey, we handle more than 700,000 net tons of steel per year, acting as an integrator between steel producers, distributors and customers. Our strong commitment is to help our customers to get what they need in the most efficient way.

AkzoNobel Coatings Inc.

Beyond Performance. It is what makes us different. Built on over 200 years of experience. Whatever we do, we achieve the highest standards. Creating products of tested, proven and enduring quality. Working in partnership to best serve our customers. Delivering genuine added value. Protecting reputations as much as surfaces. Simply being trusted to do all this, and more, like nobody else can. Quality, Service, Trusted Partner. AkzoNobel Coil and Extrusion Coatings.

American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI)

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., AISI serves as the voice of the American steel industry in the public policy arena and advances the case for steel in the marketplace as the preferred material of choice. AISI also plays a lead role in the development and application of new steels and steelmaking technology. AISI’s membership is comprised of integrated and electric arc furnace steelmakers, and associate members who are suppliers to or customers of the steel industry. For more news about steel and its applications, visit AISI’s website at www.steel.org. You can also follow AISI on Twitter (@AISISteel), LinkedIn and

Alliance Steel LLC

Alliance Steel is a full-service flat rolled steel processor, material distributor, and service provider dedicated to supporting a variety of manufacturing needs across many industrial sectors.

We offer hot-rolled, cold-rolled, coated, pre-paint and stainless steel products in a wide range of gauges and grades, processed to your specifications. Our service capabilities include slitting, shearing, blanking, cut to length, stretcher leveling, lasering, metallurgical support and custom logistics solutions.

As an ISO 9001:2015-certified company, Alliance Steel is committed to providing quality products on time and at competitive prices. We view customers as long-term business partners, and our team will do its best to make that partnership successful.

Fifth Third Bank

Fifth Third Bank has the expertise, leadership and innovative technologies to help your organization succeed in a rapidly changing global marketplace. Our list of firsts is extensive, and it’s one that continues to expand as we explore the intersection of tech-driven innovation, dedicated people and focused community impact.

Paragon Steel

Paragon Steel is an ISO 9001-2015 flat rolled steel distributor and processor with two state-of-the-art facilities on the campus of Steel Dynamics, Inc. in Butler, IN. We offer supply chain program management, daily inbound and outbound rail shipments, storage options, in-house lab services, custom packaging and more. Paragon features four slitting lines and a shape correcting cut-to-length line, providing consistently high-quality products with first class service. At Paragon, trust has always been at the core of what we do and who we are. We invite you to visit Paragon-Steel.com to see why our customers, vendors and employees “Trust the Process”.