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General Steel establishes RFID Company

Thursday, Feb 19, 2015

General Steel Holdings, Inc., a leading non-state-owned steel producer in China, announced today that the Company, through its previously-announced joint venture with a team of Radio-Frequency Identification ("RFID") experts, has completed the establishment of a new RFID logistics company and appointed Michael Au as CEO of the new company named Tianjin General Shengyuan IoT Technology Co., Ltd.

"The team at General Steel has greatly impressed us with its high efficiency and prompt execution," commented Michael Au, CEO of General Shengyuan IoT, "We see great potential in RFID logistics, and I am excited to be an integral part of General Steel's expanding business scope. General Shengyuan IoT brings together the strength and expertise of each partner, and with our common goal of developing and commercializing RFID technologies and a cloud-based, Internet-of-Things platform, we are exceedingly optimistic that General Shengyuan IoT will deliver considerable contributions, both financially and operationally, to General Steel."

About General Steel

General Steel Holdings, Inc. is a leading non-state-owned steel maker headquartered in Beijing, China.  With seven million metric tons of crude steel production capacity under management and operations in Tianjin municipality and China's Shaanxi and Guangdong provinces, the Company produces a variety of steel products including rebar and high-speed wire.

In addition to its steel business, the Company also designs, manufactures, and integrates radio frequency identification ("RFID") systems. The Company's RFID technology provides real-time data on supplies, inventory, and goods, thereby greatly enhancing its customers' administration and planning processes, as well as, asset tracking and supply chain management.



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