[button size='small' style='' text='To Frampton Event Page' icon='' icon_color='' link='/community/frampton-photos/' target='_self' color='' hover_color='' border_color='' hover_border_color='' background_color='' hover_background_color='' font_style='' font_weight='' text_align='left' margin='20px 20px 20px 20px'] Organizers estimate around 1,000 attended Sunday’s concert Local News, Sewickley, PA By Alie Gensheimer June 30, 2011 Credit Courtesy of Rebekah Zeffiro Grammy Award-winner Peter Frampton drew a crowd on Sunday at Stage AE in Pittsburgh for a benefit concert that raised thousands of dollars for charity and honored Sewickley philanthropist Jim Bouchard. Jim Bouchard, CEO of Esmark Inc., has donated generously to Sewickley-area organizations for many years. Bouchard’s company wanted to honor his efforts through a charity event that would be fun...

[button size='small' style='' text='To Frampton Event Page' icon='' icon_color='' link='/community/frampton-photos/' target='_self' color='' hover_color='' border_color='' hover_border_color='' background_color='' hover_background_color='' font_style='' font_weight='' text_align='left' margin='20px 20px 20px 20px'] Peter Frampton wows Sewickley-area concertgoers Sunday night. June 27, 2011, Local News, Sewickley, PA, By Laura Tomana Credit Courtesy of Rebekah Zeffiro A benefit concert at Stage AE in Pittsburgh Sunday evening included an opening performance by Bon Journey, a Bon Jovi and Journey tribute band, followed by Grammy Award-winning artist Peter Frampton. Esmark hosted the special event in honor of Jim Bouchard, CEO and founder of Esmark, Inc. and his family. Jim helped the Quaker Valley community dramatically by donating...

June 23, 2011, Local News, Sewickley, PA, By Laura Tomana Jim Bouchard, CEO and founder of Esmark, Inc. and his family have helped the Quaker Valley community dramatically by donating to and supporting the area for several years. Now Esmark is hosting a special event to honor the Bouchards. On Sunday, June 26, Peter Frampton will be playing a free concert at Stage AE in Pittsburgh in honor of Jim Bouchard. Doors open at 4 p.m. and the concert will begin at 5 p.m. with an opening performance by Bon Journey, a Bon Jovi and Journey tribute band. Grammy Award-winning artist Peter Frampton is scheduled...

June 23, 2011, Sewickley Herald (yoursewickley.com) Grammy Award-winning artist Peter Frampton will perform a concert benefiting local charities and honoring a Sewickley couple Sunday at Stage AE adjacent to Heinz Field. Esmark Inc. is hosting the special evening honoring founder and CEO Jim Bouchard to benefit Quaker Valley Recreation Association; the City of Champions for Haiti Relief Effort; and the Imani Christian Academy. Doors open at 4 p.m. An opening concert by Bon Journey, a Bon Jovi and Journey tribute band, begins at 5 p.m. Frampton will take to the stage at 7 p.m. Food, refreshments and games will be featured at the family...

October 20, 2010, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, By Joe Napsha A Sewickley-based businessman who amassed a steel industry empire that included 10 service centers and the former Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Co. before selling it two years ago, is again rebuilding his steel industry holdings. James P. Bouchard’s Esmark Steel Group in Chicago this week announced it acquired the assets of Kelco Metals Inc., a steel service center in Schaumburg, Ill., for more than $9 million. The company, with plants in Illinois and South Carolina, has annual revenue of $45 million. “The valuations are pretty strong,” CEO Bouchard said of the deal to expand his new...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Esmark Steel Group Completes Third Steel Acquisition In Past Year; Addition of Kelco Strengthens U.S. Market Share And Contributes $45 Million in Revenue Toward ESG’s 2011 Revenue Goal of $300 Million CHICAGO, IL, October 18, 2010 – Esmark Steel Group, the wholly-owned steel services subsidiary of diversified holding company Esmark Inc., today announced that it has acquired the assets of Schaumburg, Illinois-based value-added steel distributor Kelco Metals Inc. for more than $9 million. With annual revenue of approximately $45 million, Kelco Metals Inc. specializes in hot-rolled, cold-rolled and coated steel products serving OEM manufacturers engaged in the agricultural equipment, office...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Names Industry Veteran Scott Sternheimer As Vice President of Sales To Lead Company’s Growth Initiatives; Former Esmark Executives Michael Ogrizovich and John Krupinski Rejoin Company As Senior Executives CHICAGO, September 28, 2010 – Esmark Steel Group, the wholly owned steel services subsidiary of diversified holding company Esmark, Inc., today announced that it is consolidating its U.S. service center operations under the Esmark Steel Group banner to better serve its growing customer base and streamline operations. Under the operations consolidation Century Steel and Sun Steel in Chicago Heights, Illinois; Chicago Steel & Iron in University Park, Illinois; and Independent Steel in...

Back to the Future for Brothers June 13, 2010, SouthtownStar, BY MIKE NOLAN In full-page newspaper ads for GE Capital, brothers James and Craig Bouchard are seen standing inside the cavernous Sun Steel plant in Chicago Heights. The picture is actually a bit dated - taken a few years ago when the brothers first owned the steel processing center - but it has new relevance. Photo: Tom Modrowski, CEO of Esmark Steel Group, says the company expects steel demand to increase as the economy improves. (Larry Ruehl/SouthtownStar) The Bouchards last month bought back Sun and another Chicago Heights steel plant, Century, from Russia’s OAO Severstal, betting...

Ready to pounce. Esmark chief executive Tom Modrowski is still ready to “pick off” acquisitions even after buying a string of smaller rivals to reach its goal of notching up some $250 million in revenue. June 8, 2010, Daily AMM, By Corinna Petry Esmark Steel Group plans to be a leading consolidator in the service center industry, despite the current difficulty in evaluating companies post-recession and stiff competition from strategic and financial buyers that also are trying to consolidate, according to Tom Modrowski, the company’s chief executive officer. Now that Esmark has re-acquired Century Steel LLC and Sun Steel Co. LLC, Chicago Heights,...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Esmark, Inc. Subsidiary To Achieve $250 Million Annual Revenue Target By End of 2010 CHICAGO, IL, May 20, 2010 – Esmark Steel Group, the wholly-owned steel services subsidiary of diversified holding company Esmark, Inc., today announced that it has completed the acquisitions of five steel service centers in Illinois and Ohio from OAO Severstal. Terms of the acquisitions were not disclosed. Esmark Steel Group acquired the assets of Century Steel and Sun Steel in Chicago Heights, Illinois, and Independent Steel in Cleveland, Ohio. In addition, the company acquired the intellectual property assets, brand names and trademarks of Chicago-based Great Western Steel...