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Platinum Sponsors

Red Bud Industries

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

Mill Steel Company

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.

Bank of America

Bank of America

For nearly a century, companies from virtually every industry have relied on the professionals at Bank of America Business Capital to deliver sound financial solutions. As one of the largest asset-based lenders in the world — serving the United States, Canada and Europe — we’re committed to understanding the needs of middle-market and large corporate borrowers like you. Our proven track record and financial expertise have helped to create lasting relationships and client success.
If your company is seeking financing solutions of $10 million or more, you can benefit from the flexibility and versatility of an asset-based structure. With experience in a broad array of industries, we serve companies in the following sectors: Manufacturing, Wholesaling, Distribution and Services.
Visit bofaml.com/businesscapital

Crowe

Crowe

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.

Big River Steel

Big River Steel

Big River Steel invested $1.3 billion to build and start up the world’s first Flex Mill®, a steel mini mill focused on the production of a wide product spectrum, including advanced automotive steels and electrical steels. Since operations began in early 2017, Big River Steel has provided steel products to over 225 customers in the automotive, energy, construction and agricultural industries. And that’s just the beginning. At Big River, there’s no talk of the status quo. True innovation is rebellious.

Heidtman Steel

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

Kenwal Steel

Kenwal Steel

Kenwal Steel is a world class steel service center providing a large variety of different grades and types of flat rolled steel products. We are a top 20 service center located in Dearborn, MI, Burns Harbor, IN and Lebanon, TN. We have a network of seven slitting lines and a high-volume pickling line. Customer satisfaction is our number one priority. We have been in business for over 70 years building lasting relationships with our customers. Our customers choose Kenwal for our deep technical knowledge of steel, expert source selection and our world class quality and delivery.

Reibus

Reibus

Reibus is the only truly independent online B2B marketplace for prime, excess prime and obsolete metals used in industrial, transportation, and construction markets. Our long-term goal is to be the leading global B2B marketplace for industrial products including metal coils and flat sheets. Unlike other passive sites that merely list products, Reibus combines in-depth product knowledge and supply chain expertise allowing us to provide a full white glove experience including securing orders and sourcing products,  we also take care of logistics and trade credit for our customers which includes mills, service centres, traders and fabricators. Our platform uses our proprietary technology creating matches for supply and demand of metals while achieving greater reach, price performance and efficiency versus the current fragmented network that has traditionally served industrial markets.

Silver Sponsors

Nucor

Nucor

Nucor Corporation and its affiliates manufacture steel and steel products at more than 300 operating facilities primarily in North America.  Nucor is the largest steel producer in the United States, operating 25 scrap-based steel mills that have an annual production capacity of more than 27,000,000 tons.  Nucor is also North America’s largest recycler.  Nucor’s steel mills recycled approximately 20 million tons of scrap steel last year.  Nucor, through The David J. Joseph Company, also brokers ferrous and nonferrous metals, pig iron and HBI/DRI; supplies ferro-alloys; and processes ferrous and nonferrous scrap. Nucor’s headquarters are located in Charlotte, North Carolina, and the company employs more than 27,000 teammates.

BMO Harris Bank

BMO Harris Bank

BMO Harris Bank, part of BMO Financial Group and based in North America, is a highly diversified capital and financial services provider with a long standing history in the Metals space. Our established Metals team is ready to help you achieve your vision; to learn more please contact Andrew.Pappas@bmo.com.

CME Group

CME Group

As the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) enables clients to trade futures, options, cash and OTC markets, optimize portfolios, and analyze data – empowering market participants worldwide to efficiently manage risk and capture opportunities. CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes based on interest ratesequity indexesforeign exchangeenergyagricultural products and metals.  The company offers futures and options on futures trading through the CME Globex® platform, fixed income trading via BrokerTec and foreign exchange trading on the EBS platform.  In addition, it operates one of the world’s leading central counterparty clearing providers, CME Clearing.  With a range of pre- and post-trade products and services underpinning the entire lifecycle of a trade, CME Group also offers optimization and reconciliation services through TriOptima, and trade processing services through Traiana.



SMA (Steel Manufacturers Association)

SMA (Steel Manufacturers Association)

SMA is the largest steel industry trade association in the United States, representing North American Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) steel producers. EAF steelmakers account for almost 70 percent of domestic steelmaking capacity using an innovative, 21st century production process that is less energy-intensive and has a lower carbon footprint than blast furnace steelmaking. Through EAF steel production, more steel is recycled than aluminium, paper and plastic combined. SMA’s 24 EAF producer members and over 100 associate members have operations in 43 states.

Felux

Felux

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.

Fifth Third Bank

Fifth Third Bank

Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio and the indirect parent company of Fifth Third Bank, National Association, a federally chartered institution. As of June 30, 2020, Fifth Third had $203 billion in assets and operated 1,122 full-service banking centers and 2,456 ATMs with Fifth Third branding in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Georgia and North Carolina. In total, Fifth Third provides its customers with access to approximately 53,000 fee-free ATMs across the United States. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending and Wealth & Asset Management. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of June 30, 2020, had $405 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $49 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations through its Trust and Registered Investment Advisory businesses. Investor information and press releases can be viewed at www.53.com. Fifth Third’s common stock is traded on the Nasdaq® Global Select Market under the symbol “FITB.” Fifth Third Bank was established in 1858. Deposit and Credit products are offered by Fifth Third Bank, National Association. Member FDIC.

Bronze Sponsors

Magic Coil Products LLC

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.

MidWest Materials

MidWest Materials

MidWest Materials, Inc. is a premier steel service center serving the metal needs of leading manufacturers across North America.  Currently distributing Hot Rolled, HRPO, Cold Rolled and Coated steel products the warehousing and processing facility in Perry, Ohio also includes the largest and most advanced Leveltek Stretch Leveling System in North America (5/8” x 101), corrective levelers, slitters, shears, an on-site testing laboratory, direct rail access and a dedicated fleet of trucks.  The third-generation family owned company celebrated its 68th Anniversary in 2020 and operates on the principles of quality, service, safety, innovation and a dedication to long term relationships with vendors, customer, employees and the community. For more information, visit www.midwestmaterials.com

Alliance Steel LLC

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, 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.

Ratner Steel Supply Company

Ratner Steel Supply Company

Ratner Steel is a service center specializing in flat rolled only. We typically carry upwards of 80k tons between our locations in MN, IN and our newest facility, Osceola, AR. With the most modern technology in stretch leveling in our plants we can meet your flat rolled needs!

Acero Prime

Acero Prime

The All-Inclusive Service Center that provides a complete solution in Mexico; integrating steel and aluminum toll processing for coils, warehousing and logistic services. 

With more than 20 years serving the most demanding industries, ACERO PRIME is your reliable choice for metal processing and supply chain management to increase value for your customers. Strategically located along the main industrial corridor in Mexico and continuously expanding our infrastructure to support the growing demand in the region, ACERO PRIME ships more than 800,000 net tons per year, integrating solutions among steel producers, distributors and customers. 

ACERO PRIME IS READY TO MAKE YOUR WORK EASIER!

Paragon Steel

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 three 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”.

Applied Value

Applied Value

Applied Value combines Management Consulting and Investments to create value and deliver bottom-line financial results for our consulting clients and portfolio companies. 
Sourcing Value is a cloud-based digital enterprise solution for raw materials management, designed to handle the complexity of raw material supply chains where leading ERP systems fall short.