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...

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.; 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...

SEWICKLEY, Pa. – Esmark Inc. today announced that Chairman & CEO James P. Bouchard and Martina Roda have made an initial donation of $25,000 USD to aid and support Ukrainians seeking refuge in Košice, Slovakia. They will also match monetary donations made by Americans who support Ukrainian refugees up to an additional $25,000 USD. Bouchard is a former U.S. Steel executive vice president and statutory representative of the Slovak Republic, transforming East Slovakian Ironworks, Košice–now known as U.S. Steel Košice–in Slovakia after U.S. Steel acquired it. Bouchard and Roda’s donation was made on behalf of the former U.S. Steel American and...

NEWS RELEASE SEWICKLEY, Pa.; November 18, 2021 – In observance of life of Martin Zavacký, who recently passed away, friends and former colleagues – Esmark Inc. Chairman & CEO James P. Bouchard and Martina Roda – made a personal donation of $5,000 to the Zavacký family to support funeral expenses. Zavacky was first and foremost a family man, with a great sense of humor, unmatched work ethic and personal ethics. He was also a successful steel executive. Most recently, he was head sales manager in the department of General Manager Industrial Sales at U.S. Steel Kosice, a subsidiary of U.S. Steel, in...

NEWS RELEASE CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL.; January 6, 2021 – Esmark Steel Group, a subsidiary of Esmark, Inc., announced today that Roberto M. Alvarez has been appointed chief executive officer, effective January 1, 2021. “Roberto has been a key part of the Esmark enterprise for many years, serving as executive vice president and as a member of the Board of Directors,” said Jim Bouchard, chairman, Esmark, Inc. “We believe that Roberto’s years of experience, not only with Esmark but also within the broader steel industry, position him as a strong leader as he steps into this next role as chief executive officer of...

YORKVILLE, Ohio; October 30, 2020 – Ohio Coatings Company (OCC) today announced the appointment of Ms. Lori Clark to vice president of commercial, effective October 1, 2020. In this role, she will be responsible for all marketing activity including customers, suppliers, distributors, and customer support functions. “Lori brings a tremendous amount of value to the OCC organization through her vast experience and leadership capabilities,” said, Jim Tennant, OCC president. “She understands the customer needs, and she has a long-standing history of exceeding customer expectations.” Clark has more than 30 years of experience in the steel business. Prior to this new role, she...

NEWS RELEASE Organization of the Year, Coach of the Year, Executive of the Year JOHNSTOWN and SEWICKLEY, Pa.; May 6, 2019 – Esmark, Inc., congratulates the Johnstown Tomahawks hockey team for receiving three of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) 2018-19 season awards. “The entire Tomahawks organization and family should be proud of these well-deserved recognitions,” said James P. Bouchard, Chairman of Esmark, Inc. and Chairman & Majority Owner of Johnstown Sports Partners, LLC. “Hard work certainly pays off, and to receive this type of recognition from the NAHL is an honor you should cherish. Congratulations!” NAHL Executive of the Year: Johnstown Tomahawks President...

NEWS RELEASE Esmark sending 20-ton truck of relief supplies to Florida SEWICKLEY, PA; October 11, 2018 – Esmark, Inc. is coordinating relief efforts for those impacted by Hurricane Michael, a category 4 hurricane that ripped through the Florida panhandle on Tuesday, October 10. Esmark is calling all Pittsburghers to action, requesting donations to be made and dropped off at the Esmark global headquarters in Sewickley this Saturday. The company is making an in-kind donation of a 20-ton truck, a driver, fuel and delivery of all donations received. The truck, which will be filled by the Quaker Valley High School hockey team and...

SEWICKLEY, PA; MAY 29, 2018 – To commemorate those lost in the April 6, 2018, Humboldt Broncos bus accident, Esmark, Inc. today announced that it has developed and produced a decal sticker memorializing all of those impacted by the incident. Esmark has assumed all costs to produce and distribute the decals, which are available while supplies last. The decal can be prominently displayed on hockey helmets, sticks, pucks, cars, etc. across the U.S. and Canada. The decals are now available to the public, free of charge. “Nothing has shown the strength and depth of hockey family than the world’s response to the...