April 13, 2012  

Scrap Metal Services, LLC (SMS) is pleased to announce that it has developed a new scrap processing facility located in Baytown, TX. This new greenfield facility commenced operations on March 1st 2012.

Jeffry K. Gertler, Chief Executive Officer, stated, “This new facility was set up on the premises of JSW Steel USA Inc., in Baytown, TX, to professionally manage their on-site scrap generation, and allows Scrap Metal Services, LLC to continue to expand its scope of operations. SMS will continue to explore other niche businesses and to expand through acquisitions or by opening other greenfield operations as strategic opportunities present themselves.”

About Scrap Metal Services, LLC

Scrap Metal Services, LLC (SMS), headquartered in Burnham (Chicago), IL, operates scrap processing, steel mill services and intermodal/truck/railcar decommissioning and dismantling facilities in several states. SMS also provides full-service scrap management, consulting and purchasing services to industrial scrap generators and demolition contractors, on a local and national basis. SMS is a supplier of ferrous and nonferrous scrap commodities to both domestic and international consumers and offers brokerage and trading services to other scrap companies.

SMS now operates scrap processing facilities in Illinois, Indiana, Alabama, Ohio and Texas, as well as steel mill services facilities in Pennsylvania, and Indiana.

About JSW Steel USA, Inc.

JSW Steel USA, Inc. (JSW) operates one of the widest rolling mills in North America. The JSW Plate Mill rolls slabs into hot-rolled plate widths up to 160 inches and thicknesses up to six inches. JSW services shipbuilding, oil platform fabricators, heavy equipment producers, railroad car manufacturers, pressure vessel builders, machinery makers, many other end users and distributors who need high quality carbon plate.

JSW’s Pipe Mill produces long-seam DSAW pipe to service the energy and petrochemical markets. The large diameter line pipe is offered in sizes from 24 inches to 48 inches and lengths of 40 to 80 feet. Strategically located in Baytown, Texas, just 30 miles outside Houston, JSW is ideally situated to serve the needs of the global energy and petrochemicals industries.