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 a publicly traded company on NASDAQ: ESMK) has focused on several key industries including steel services, oil and gas exploration, manufacturing, aviation services, real estate, technology, and youth sports and development. Today, Esmark’s two largest business segments are steel services and oil and gas exploration and production. The company grew its network...

Company Alleges Kamarás Misused Confidential Information, Engaged in Systematic Deceit and Disparagement of Esmark Europe for Personal Gain PITTSBURGH, PA –Esmark Europe BV, Bouchard Group, LLC, and Bouchard Group Europe, LLC today filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania against Slovakian businessman Peter Kamarás for breach of contract, tortious interference, misuse of confidential information, unfair competition, commercial disparagement and other claims as part of his systematic efforts to undermine Esmark Europe’s bid to privatize Železara Smederevo Steel Works. In its complaint, Esmark Europe asserts that Kamarás throughout the process aligned himself as an investor and agent...

Company’s 10-Months of Due Diligence, Strong Working Relationships with Government Leaders and Union, Network of Global Steel Partners, and Materials Procurement and Commercial Sales Expertise Keys to Mill’s Future March 3, 2015 PITTSBURGH, PA – Esmark, Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James P. Bouchard, today announced that despite the recent efforts to reach a definitive agreement with the Republic of Serbia for the restructuring and revitalization of the Železara Smederevo Steel Works, Esmark continues to believe its comprehensive business plan and world-class management team provide the best possible future for the mill. Esmark, Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James P. Bouchard...

Company to Proceed With Finalizing Process for Sale and Purchase of Steel Mill; Expects to Close Transaction by February 1st and Begin Revitalization Program January 12, 2015 PITTSBURGH, January 12, 2015 – Esmark Europe BV, the European investment vehicle of Esmark, Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James P. Bouchard, today announced that it has been officially notified by the Republic of Serbia that it has been selected as the winning bidder in the privatization process for Železara Smederevo Steel Works. Esmark Europe, B.V. will now begin the process of finalizing the strategic partnership agreement with the Republic of Serbia to take a...

Esmark Europe Chairman James P. Bouchard Names Management Team Comprised of Former U.S. Steel Kosice Management Team to Lead Mill Operations, Finance and Commercial Sales if Bid is Successful London, October 28, 2014 – Esmark Europe, a newly formed company led by Esmark, Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James P. Bouchard, today confirmed its interest in acquiring all the assets of Serbian government-owned Železara Smederevo d.o.o., a producer of steel, hot and cold-rolled products, and tin plate-coated products serving customers in Central Europe. During a meeting in London earlier today with Serbian Prime Minister Alexander Vucic, Bouchard said that he and...

PITTSBURGH, PA – September 18, 2014 – Esmark, Inc., a diversified holding company with interests in steel manufacturing and distribution, oil and gas exploration and production and real estate services, today announced that it has appointed steel industry veteran Michael P. DiClemente Executive Vice President of Finance and Treasurer for Esmark, Inc. and its newly formed company, Esmark Europe. DiClemente brings more than 35 years of diversified experience in public company corporate finance, accounting, treasury management and financial advisory services across the steel, energy and chemicals industries. In his new capacity he will direct all financing and treasury management functions for...

September 18, 2014, Beaver County Times Business By Tom Davidson VANPORT TWP. -- A steel processing company based in the township has been acquired by a Pittsburgh-based industrial group in a move that should mean good news for the future, according to a group spokesman. “We think it’s going to be a complimentary addition to our portfolio and an opportunity for these employees to grow with us,” Bill Keegan of Esmark Industrial Group said Wednesday. “We look forward to welcoming these new employees and continuing our growth strategy.” Esmark bought KMA Manufacturing based in Vanport Township in a multi-million dollar deal, Keegan said. KMA was...

Esmark, Inc. Subsidiary’s Acquisition of Steel Fabrication and Repairs Provider to Expand Services Portfolio to Metals and Heavy Industries PITTSBURGH, PA – September 17, 2014 – Esmark Industrial Group, a metals fabrication and manufacturing subsidiary of Esmark, Inc., today announced that it has completed its acquisition of the assets of one of the most storied names in steel industry services -- Pittsburgh Annealing Box, Inc. Terms of the multi-million dollar transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1893, Pittsburgh Annealing Box, Inc. has conducted business under the name KMA Manufacturing since 2003, relocating to the company’s current location in Vanport, Pennsylvania in 2005....

September 17, 2014, Pittsburgh Business Times By Paul J. Gough, Digital Producer Esmark Industrial Group has acquired the former Pittsburgh Annealing Box Inc. in Vanport. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, but a news release from Pittsburgh-based Esmark Industrial Group, a division of Esmark Inc., said it was in the multimillion-dollar range. The company, which has 65,000 square feet of manufacturing and had been known as KMA Manufacturing since 2003, will now be known as Excalibur Machine & Fabrication — Vanport. Esmark plans to expand and restore the facilities for maintenance and fabrication for the steel industry as well as the energy, transportation and...

September 17, 2014, theFabricator.com PITTSBURGH - Esmark Industrial Group, a metals fabrication and manufacturing subsidiary of Esmark, Inc., today announced that it has completed its acquisition of the assets of one of the most storied names in steel industry services - Pittsburgh Annealing Box, Inc. Terms of the multi-million dollar transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1893, Pittsburgh Annealing Box, Inc. has conducted business under the name KMA Manufacturing since 2003, relocating to the company's current location in Vanport, Pennsylvania in 2005. The new entity, which is a unit of Esmark Excalibur, LLC, will be operated as Excalibur Machine & Fabrication -...