Ryerson Acquires Apogee Steel

3 March 2022

Ryerson Holding Corporation, a leading value-added processor and distributor of industrial metals, announced today its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Apogee Steel Fabrication Incorporated ("Apogee"), a sheet metal fabricator based in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

Apogee has been serving customers in Canada and the U.S. for over 30 years. They are a full-line fabrication company providing sheering, punching, forming, and laser cut processing in addition to welding and hardware assembly services. Operating a robust quality assurance program, Apogee provides complex fabrication assemblies in stainless steel, aluminum, and carbon sheet.

"Apogee's commitment to total excellence and a great customer experience have allowed them to meet the growing demand of diverse end markets. We see Apogee strengthening Ryerson's network of value-added service centers in Canada, adding to our processing capabilities and growing our full-service fabrication business," said Mike Burbach, Chief Operating Officer of Ryerson. "We are excited to welcome Apogee to the Ryerson Family of Companies."

"We are excited to further grow our business and expand our customer offerings by joining the Ryerson Family of Companies," said Bob MacPherson, President of Apogee Steel Fabrication.  "Ryerson's 'Say yes and figure it out' culture and commitment to creating excellent customer experiences are a perfect fit for our team at Apogee."

About Ryerson

Ryerson is a leading value-added processor and distributor of industrial metals, with operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and China. Founded in 1842, Ryerson has around 4,000 employees in approximately 100 locations. Visit Ryerson at www.ryerson.com.

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