January 6, 2005, Post-Tribune (Gary, Ind.), Post-Tribune Staff Report CHICAGO— Esmark Inc., a steel services company that includes Electric Coating Technologies of East Chicago, has completed the purchase of the assets of Century Steel LLC in Chicago Heights, Ill., for $40 million. Century Steel is a flat rolled steel specialist with annual revenues of $130 million. The company sells about 200,000 tons of steel annually made at its 25-acre 300,000-square-foot processing facility. This acquisition comes on the heels of Esmark’s acquisition of Electric Coat Technologies and Sun Steel, also in Chicago Heights, in February 2004. Esmark CEO James P. Bouchard said the addition of...

January 6, 2005, Business Wire WAYNE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 6, 2005--Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE:TGI) announced today that it has sold the remaining Metals Group assets of its discontinued operations, TriWestern Metals Company, to Esmark, Inc. in Chicago Heights, Illinois. TriWestern Metals, located in Chicago and Bridgeview, Illinois, develops, produces and markets electro-galvanized and flat rolled products and will be operating as Great Western Steel Company, LLC and ECT Bridgeview, LLC. The sale was completed for cash as of the end of the quarter and will result in an after-tax loss of approximately $6 million, which will be included in the results of discontinued...