Russel Metals Announces Acquisition Of Color Steels

6 September 2017

Russel Metals Inc.announces that it acquired Color Steels Inc. on September 1, 2017.

Color Steels is a service center operation which processes and distributes pre-painted metals from its facilities in Thornhill, Ontario and Laval, Quebec. Revenues for the last year were approximately $45 million. The current management team  will remain in place and David Sanderson will continue as President of Color Steels.

John Reid, President and Chief Operating Officer of Russel Metals stated, "This  unique opportunity allows us to grow our Canadian service center footprint through the acquisition of a profitable,  well-run  company. The acquisition of Color Steels  expands our Canadian service center product offerings into processed pre-painted flat-rolled product.  We  welcome the employees and customers of Color Steels to our Russel Metals team."

David Sanderson, President of Color Steels stated "We are very excited to be part of  Russel Metals. We see this as a good fit for our customers and employees."