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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

Reibus

Reibus

Reibus is an online B2B marketplace for prime, excess prime and obsolete materials 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 e-commerce experience to mills, service centers and fabricators. Our platform matches supply and demand of metals while achieving greater reach, price performance and efficiency versus the current fragmented network that has traditionally served industrial markets.

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 six service center locations including Grand Rapids and Melvindale, MI, Anderson and 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, putting its customers and associates first. For more information about Mill Steel Co., visit www.millsteel.com.

Bank of America / Merrill Lynch

Bank of America / Merrill Lynch

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, the world’s first Flex Mill™, has a visionary, entrepreneurial approach to the ever-changing American manufacturing industry.
To keep pace with evolving and emerging industries, we’ve attracted and trained the best steel technicians in the business. We’ve equipped them with the most advanced technology to make steels customers need today and a decade from now, all while creating minimal impact on the environment.
From our Flex Mill™ equipment to artificial intelligence technology to being the first LEED certified steel production facility in the United States, we’re daring to be more than what you’d expect from a steel company.

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 9 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

Steel Dynamics – Flat Roll Group

Steel Dynamics – Flat Roll Group

Steel Dynamics has grown both organically and via acquisition to become the fourth-largest producer of carbon steel in North America.
At the Flat Roll Group, we produce a complete array of hot-rolled, cold-rolled, metallic-coated and painted steels.
SDI is the only steel producer in the US that operates it’s own paint lines, an unmatched, state-of-the-art supply chain, with three paint lines: in NE Indiana; near Louisville; and in Mississippi.
Steel Dynamics is at the vanguard of electric arc mini-mill technology, and is among the largest metals recyclers in the Americas. Product applications include automotive, construction, transportation, agriculture and consumer goods.

Pacesetter

Pacesetter

THE PACESETTER WAY
We invest in world-class technology to drive continuous improvement across production, quality, supply chain and value to customers. At Pacesetter, we empower vision at every level of our company. The culture we’ve built serves a single purpose: to deliver world-class results for every customer, and put together in a new way manufacturing, delivery, service and insight-driving digital technologies.

Contact Pacesetter for your steel & processing needs:
Galvanized, Galvannealed, Cold Rolled, Aluminized, Stainless, and Galvanized Bonderized
Slitting, Blanking, Cut-to-Length, Toll Processing, Value-Add (Prepainting, Embossing, Perforating, Fabricating)

Silver Sponsors

Nucor

Nucor

Nucor Corporation and its affiliates manufacture steel and steel products at more than 200 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 19.9 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 26,000 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.

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.

UPG Enterprises LLC

UPG Enterprises LLC

UPG Enterprises LLC is a strategic operator of a portfolio of metals and logistics companies. With 21 locations throughout North America, its operations include Chicago Steel, Contractors Steel, Lamination Specialties, Maksteel, Mapes & Sprowl Steel and National Metalwares. Founded by families with multi-generational experience in steel, real estate and logistics, the company prides itself on having the integrity of a family-owned business with an entrepreneurial spirit.

London Metal Exchange

London Metal Exchange

The London Metal Exchange is the world centre for industrial metals trading. Most of the world’s global non-ferrous futures business is conducted on the LME’s three trading platforms totalling $15.7 trillion, 185 million lots and 4.1 billion tonnes in 2018.
Participants can transfer or take on price risk against aluminium, copper, nickel, tin, zinc, lead, molybdenum, cobalt, steel scrap and rebar, aluminium premiums and alloys, as well as our suite of gold and silver contracts, LMEprecious. In December 2018, approximately 1.9 million tonnes of material were held on LME warrant in more than 500 storage facilities in 14 countries across 34 locations globally.
The LME is a member of HKEX Group.

CME Group

CME Group

As the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group is where the world comes to manage risk. Through its exchanges, CME Group offers the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural products and metals.
CME Group provides electronic trading globally on its CME Globex platform. The company also offers clearing and settlement services across asset classes for exchange-traded and over-the-counter derivatives through its clearinghouse, CME Clearing. CME Group’s products and services ensure that businesses around the world can effectively manage risk and achieve growth.

Bronze Sponsors

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 67th Anniversary in 2019 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

American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI)

American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI)

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) is comprised of 19 member companies, including integrated and electric furnace steelmakers, and approximately 120 associate members who are suppliers to or customers of the steel industry. AISI serves as the voice of the steel industry in the public policy arena and, through AISI’s business unit, the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), advances the case for steel in the marketplace as the preferred material of choice. The Institutes also play a lead role in the development and application of new steels and steelmaking technology.

Priefert Steel

Priefert Steel

Priefert Manufacturing was founded by Marvin Priefert in 1964 and is known as one of the largest manufacturers of ranch and rodeo equipment in the world. In 2008, Priefert Steel was born to meet the needs of other steel-consuming businesses. Today we are headquartered in Mount Pleasant, Texas and own and operate steel processing centers in Benton, Arkansas and in Fort Worth, Texas as well as a distribution center in Boise, Idaho.
Priefert Steel operates numerous blanking lines, leveling and cut-to-length lines as well as flat machines that allow us to level and edge condition strip for flat stock. Priefert Steel produces edge-conditioned, roll-formed angle, and channel. We also operate multiple tube mills that produce square, rectangle, and round tubing cut-to-length. With additional processing, Priefert can offer balled, notched, and swedged tubing. Priefert’s latest capabilities include state of the art Fiber Lasers and offer custom fabrication, bending and forming to meet our customers requirements.

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

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.



Ternium

Ternium

Ternium (NYSE: TX) is a leading steel producer in Latin America, has an annual production capacity of 12.4 million tons of finished steel products, production facilities in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico and the United States and 21,300 employees. It manufactures value-added steel products for customers operating in Automotive, home appliances, HVAC, construction, capital goods, container, food and energy industries.
Ternium is expanding its operations in Monterrey, Mexico with an investment of 1.4 billion usd in a new hot-rolling mill that will be operating in 2020 and a new hot-dip galvanizing and pre-painting facilities that will start operations during the the third quarter of 2019.

Port Tampa Bay

Port Tampa Bay is Florida’s largest cargo tonnage port and is the State’s largest port for handling imported and exported steel products. Home to more than 21 million residents, Florida welcomes more than 126 million tourists per year, and Port Tampa Bay’s central location provides the lowest supply chain cost solution to serve this huge and rapidly growing market.