By Beth Gainer, MCN Editor on Jul 18, 2022 Rising fuel prices, supply chain issues and lack of quality drivers are plaguing transportation and logistics, leaving industry professionals wondering if there is any end in sight. Over the last year, the trucking and logistics arena has had its share of woes. The price of fuel has skyrocketed, thanks in part to the Russian war on Ukraine. That, paired with the continued lack of quality drivers, makes life difficult for transportation companies. “Fuel has been the largest change in transportation and logistics since 2021. The price of fuel is incredibly difficult to deal with...

By Metal Center News Staff on May 26, 2022 Esmark Steel Group, a subsidiary of Esmark Inc., has promoted Don McIntyre to the position of senior vice president of purchasing. He had been serving as vice president and general manager. McIntyre has more than 30 years of experience in steel and related industries. Prior to his current role, he served as COO of Excalibur Machine and director of purchasing at Century Steel. “I have known and worked closely with Don for two decades, and he has always been a key ‘go to’ manager within Esmark,” said James P. Bouchard, Esmark, Inc. chairman and...

CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Esmark Steel Group, a subsidiary of Esmark, Inc., announced today that Don Macintyre, vice president and general manager, has been promoted to senior vice president of purchasing, effective May 20, 2022. In this role, Macintyre will be responsible for all steel purchases and will report directly to Esmark Steel Group Chief Executive Officer Roberto Alvarez. “His intimacy with the steel industry, combined with his leadership and collaboration skills, made him the ideal candidate for this role.” Tweet this Macintyre has more than 30 years of experience in steel and related industries. Prior to his current role, he held roles of...

CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL.; May 26, 2022 – Esmark Steel Group, a subsidiary of Esmark, Inc., announced today that Don Macintyre, vice president and general manager, has been promoted to senior vice president of purchasing, effective May 20, 2022. In this role, Macintyre will be responsible for all steel purchases and will report directly to Esmark Steel Group Chief Executive Officer Roberto Alvarez. Macintyre has more than 30 years of experience in steel and related industries. Prior to his current role, he held roles of increasing responsibilities at Excalibur Machine (an Esmark company) as chief operating officer, and Century Steel as director...

By Metal Center News Staff on Apr 19, 2022 Ohio Coatings Company, a joint venture between Esmark Inc., and South Korea’s TCC Steel, has appointed David Luptak as its CEO. Luptak has been serving as CEO of Esmark Industrial Group. Luptak succeeds Jim Tennant, who is retiring at the end of the month after a 40-year career. Luptak joined Esmark Inc., in 2006 when Esmark acquired Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel. At that time, and for several years as part of the Esmark enterprise, he served as president and COO of Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel. Later he served as executive vice president of mill operations...

Sewickley Herald, Tribune-Review | Thursday, April 14, 2022 Esmark Inc. chairman and CEO James P. Bouchard and his long-time friend Martina Roda have made a second donation of $25,000 to aid and support Ukrainians seeking refuge in Košice, Slovakia. This is the Sewickley-based company’s second donation to City of Košice to aid Ukrainians fleeing to Slovakia. As of April 5, more than 302,700 Ukrainian refugees have entered Slovakia, according to a verified operational data portal. According to a news release, the company’s donations to the relief efforts now total $50,000. In March, Esmark announced an initial donation of $25,000 and — in an...

SEWICKLEY, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ohio Coatings Company – a joint venture between Esmark, Inc. and TCC Steel – today announced it has appointed David Luptak, current Esmark Industrial Group CEO, as the CEO of Ohio Coatings Company (OCC), effective June 1, 2022. Luptak succeeds Jim Tennant, who will retire after a successful 40-year career on May 31, 2022. “We are immensely grateful for everything Jim has done for OCC and Esmark over the years. We wish him well in his retirement” Tweet this Luptak joined Esmark, Inc. in 2006 when Esmark acquired Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel. At that time, and for several years as part of...

SEWICKLEY, April 13, 2022 – Ohio Coatings Company – a joint venture between Esmark, Inc., and TCC Steel – today announced it has appointed David Luptak, current Esmark Industrial Group CEO, as the CEO of Ohio Coatings Company (OCC), effective June 1, 2022. Luptak succeeds Jim Tennant, who will retire after a successful 40-year career on May 31, 2022. Luptak joined Esmark, Inc., in 2006 when Esmark acquired Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel. At that time, and for several years as part of the Esmark enterprise, he served as president and chief operating officer of Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel. Later he served as Executive...

SEWICKLEY, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Esmark Inc. today announced that Chairman & CEO James P. Bouchard and long-time friend Martina Roda have made a second donation of $25,000 USD to aid and support Ukrainians seeking refuge in Košice, Slovakia. This is the Company’s second donation to City of Košice, a city led by Mayor Ing. Jaroslav Polaček, to aid Ukrainians fleeing to Slovakia. “We are working directly with the Mayor’s office which ensures our funds are delivered immediately, enabling them to take swift action and help these refugees with humanitarian support.” Tweet this As of April 5, more than 302,700 Ukrainian refugees have entered Slovakia, according...

SEWICKLEY, Pa.; April 11, 2022 – Esmark Inc. today announced that Chairman & CEO James P. Bouchard and long-time friend Martina Roda have made a second donation of $25,000 USD to aid and support Ukrainians seeking refuge in Košice, Slovakia. This is the Company’s second donation to City of Košice, a city led by Mayor Ing. Jaroslav Polaček, to aid Ukrainians fleeing to Slovakia. As of April 5, more than 302,700 Ukrainian refugees have entered Slovakia, according to a verified operational data portal. The Company’s donations to the relief efforts now total $50,000 USD. In March, Esmark announced an initial donation of...