December 30, 2009, American Metal Market, By Corinna Petry Esmark Industrial Group, a newly formed subsidiary of Esmark Inc., has acquired the assets of Excalibur Machine Co. Inc. for $3.5 million. Meadville, Pa.-based Excalibur is a precision machining and fabrication firm that supplies parts, subassemblies and material handling equipment to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the transportation, material handling, heavy construction and power generation industries. The acquisition will save about 50 jobs, including senior management, and provide working capital financing to grow the business and increase employment opportunities in the Meadville area, said James P. Bouchard, chairman of Chicago-based Esmark Inc. Esmark’s purchase prevents...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Esmark Inc.’s $3.5 Million Asset Purchase of Precision Machining, Fabrication Company To Protect Jobs, Build Foundation For Future Growth CHICAGO, IL, December 29, 2009 – Esmark Industrial Group, a newly formed subsidiary of Esmark Incorporated, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of assets of Meadville, Pennsylvania-based Excalibur Machine Company, Inc. for $3.5 million in cash. Excalibur Machine is a precision machining and fabrication firm that supplies parts, sub-assemblies and materials handling equipment to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) engaged in the transportation, materials handling, heavy construction and power generation industries. In making the announcement, James P. Bouchard, Chairman of Esmark...