Yorkville Energy Services Terminal To Provide Rail, Truck And Ohio River Barge Access To Companies Engaged in Oil & Gas Exploration and Production PITTSBURGH, PA, SEPTEMBER 10, 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 is converting the former Ohio Cold Rolling Company steel finishing mill in Yorkville, Ohio into a tri-modal industrial services terminal to support companies engaged in oil and gas exploration and production in the Marcellus and Utica Shale Plays. Esmark, which two years ago acquired the former...

September 10, 2014, Chicago Tribune NEW YORK (Reuters, September 10) - An idled steel facility in the heartland of the United States is gearing up for a revival as an energy services provider due to surging production from the U.S. shale revolution. Esmark, Inc. said in a statement on Wednesday that it is converting the former Ohio Cold Rolling Co steel manufacturing plant in Yorkville, Ohio, into a transportation and logistics hub to serve the Marcellus and Utica shale plays of Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. Esmark acquired the Yorkville facility about two years ago from a defunct steelmaker but kept the facility...

September 10, 2014, Reuters NEW YORK (Reuters, September 10) - An idled steel facility in the heartland of the United States is gearing up for a revival as an energy services provider due to surging production from the U.S. shale revolution. Esmark, Inc. said in a statement on Wednesday that it is converting the former Ohio Cold Rolling Co steel manufacturing plant in Yorkville, Ohio, into a transportation and logistics hub to serve the Marcellus and Utica shale plays of Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. Esmark acquired the Yorkville facility about two years ago from a defunct steelmaker but kept the facility idled...

Esmark “All-American” Mission Is To Become Premier Recognition ProgramFor More Than 7.7 Million High School Boys And Girls PITTSBURGH, PA - December 9, 2013 – Esmark Inc., a diversified holding company with interests in steel services and steel manufacturing, energy exploration and production, and youth sports development, today announced the launch of the Esmark High School “All-American” recognition program, aimed at recognizing outstanding athletic, academic, and community service achievements among all high school student-athletes across the U.S. in 16 major varsity sports programs spanning five geographic regions. The pathfinder program is an extension of Esmark’s Youth Development subsidiary, which supports a wide...

Esmark Inc. Chairman and CEO James P. Bouchard To Reassume CEO Duties; Names Management Team For Steel Group And Ohio Mill Operations Company Delays Restart Operations For Ohio Mill Operations As It Reviews Purchase Offers and Strategic Options for Mill Assets PITTSBURGH, PA, August 27, 2013 – Esmark Inc. today announced management changes for its Esmark Steel Group subsidiary to better serve its diverse customer base and streamline service center and mill operations in Chicago and Ohio, respectively. As part of the management realignment, Esmark Inc. Chairman and CEO James P. Bouchard will reassume CEO duties of Esmark Steel Group. Esmark Inc. Chairman...

PITTSBURGH and CLEVELAND, January 21, 2013 – Esmark Inc. (“Esmark”), Stahlschmidt Incorporated (“Stahlschmidt”) and Bouchard Group, L.L.C. (“Bouchard Group”) today jointly announced that they have consummated a sale and licensing agreement whereby Stahlschmidt and Bouchard Group have jointly acquired Esmark Technologies from Esmark Inc. for an undisclosed sum. The venture will be operated as a vertically integrated industrial services company, and will continue to operate under the “Esmark Technologies” brand. Stahlschmidt will own 60% of the venture and manage operations. Esmark Technologies was originally formed to provide technical and management services and commercial support across specific market segments including the steel,...

October 13, 2012, By Len Boselovic / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The former operator of Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel has acquired the defunct steel maker’s Yorkville, Ohio, plant and a 50 percent stake in a related joint venture for $6.3 million. Sewickley-based Esmark said it plans to restart the Yorkville plant in January and hire about 160 workers who will be covered by a four-year contract that has been negotiated with the United Steelworkers union. Esmark will invest more than $15 million to purchase steel sheet and other supplies necessary to restart the mill, which will be known as Ohio Cold Rolling. The acquisition was completed Thursday. Yorkville...

October 13, 2012, By LINDA HARRIS - Staff writer, The Herald-Star Post-Press Conference Special Edition YORKVILLE - Ohio Gov. John Kasich hinted Friday that Esmark Steel’s plans to reopen an idled cold-rolling mill in Yorkville could be just the tip of the iceberg. Esmark Chairman and CEO Jim Bouchard said the Kasich administration was instrumental in closing the $6.5 million deal for the Yorkville mill, working with his company and the US Environmental Protection Agency to develop a remediation plan that addresses unresolved chemical spills that former owner RG Steel neglected to correct two years ago. In addition to the Yorkville mill, which will...

October 12, 2012, American Metal Market NEW YORK — Esmark Steel Group LLC expects to shave $10 million per year off operating costs at its newly acquired Yorkville, Ohio, cold-rolling facility “starting day one,” keeping the mill competitive even in today’s challenging market environment, according to James P. Bouchard, chairman and chief executive officer of parent company Esmark Inc. “You’re going to get all these naysayers out there because of the steel market, but we’ve restructured the company,” Bouchard said of Esmark’s plans for the operation. “It’s a different game today.” Sewickley, Pa.-based Esmark, which on Thursday closed into escrow on its purchase...

Yorkville Times-Leader and Times Leader Publications The following Times-Leader print and online publications across Ohio and West Virginia ran pre- and post-press conference articles: Yorkville Times Leader-Martins Ferry Times Leader -Weirton Daily Times-Wheeling News Intelligencer-Wheeling News Register-Ohio Valley News and State Journal of Ohio October 12, 2012, By KIM LOCCISANO - Staff Writer , Times Leader YORKVILLE - Big changes in ownership and in name are in store for the steel mills in the Village of Yorkville beginning today, thanks to a combination of resources involving two corporations. The former RG Steel Yorkville LLC, will now be majority owned and operated by Esmark Steel...