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China has Conducted a ‘War’—not Trade—with Steel, Experts Say

Posted on May 19, 2016

Saturday, May 19, 2016 – (London) – Despite China signaling moves to cut its excess steel production capacity, industry chiefs say the country has declared a metals “war” that has had a “devastating” impact for the rest of the world’s industry. Overcapacity in the steel industry has been a thorn in the side of th ...

Esmark CEO Bouchard: Steel industry ‘Weathered Through the Storm’

Posted on March 4, 2016

BY ALEX NIXON | March. 4, 2016 James Bouchard, CEO of Esmark Inc. and Esmark Steel Group, an Edgeworth-based steel processor and distributor. James Bouchard, CEO and founder of steel company Esmark Inc., has been waiting several years for the nation’s economic recovery to hit the steel industry. He’s still waiting, as imports push steel ...

The Business of Giving Back

Posted on March 1, 2016

For Esmark Founder and CEO James P. Bouchard, giving generously to the community is just part of business as usual.   Greater Pittsburgh/Allegheny County Business Leaders James Bouchard has much to be proud of. In addition to building a strong, diversified business of industrial companies, he has also, alongside his wife, donated more than $6 ...

Esmark’s economic energy, philanthropy, and family values contribute to Pittsburgh’s commerce, culture, and community

Posted on February 1, 2016

Greater Pittsburgh Allegheny County Business Leaders   Esmark, Inc., is a diversified, privately held portfolio of industrial companies. Esmark’s roots run deep in the steel industry, but over the years the company has diversified its interests into a number of activities in and around the industrial and commodity sectors. Esmark (formerly ...

Steel Contract Negotiations Begin Today

Posted on October 15, 2012

KIM LOCCISANO – Staff Writer , Times Leader YORKVILLE — Contract negotiations at the local plant level will be starting up in earnest today in Yorkville at USW Local 1223, as workers who helped idle the plant several months ago during the closing days of ownership by RG Steel – then considered one of the top producing companies in ...