JOHNSTOWN and SEWICKLEY, PA; April 7, 2018 – Esmark, Inc. represents more than 2,000 student athletes including those affiliated with Johnstown Tomahawks, Esmark Stars, Esmark All-Americans, Quaker Valley Hockey, FC Pittsburgh and Esmark Youth Development. Esmark, Inc., management and employees, and players, coaches and management of the Johnstown Tomahawks, a junior ice hockey team in the North American Hockey League’s (NAHL) East Division, mourned over the recent and horrific Humboldt Broncos bus accident, taking the lives of at least 15 on April 6, 2018. To commemorate those lost, Esmark will develop a decal memorializing all of those impacted by this incident, which...

AUGUST 10, 2016 | PITTSBURGH – Esmark Steel Group, one of the nation’s largest processors and distributors of flat-rolled steel, steel fabrication manufacturing and tinplate production, today announced that Michael Ogrizovich, currently President of Esmark Steel Group, has been named a Director to the company’s Board of Directors and been promoted to Vice Chairman of Mill Operations, effective immediately. The company also announced that steel industry veteran and former President and CEO of Wheeling Corrugated Company, Joel Mazur, is joining Esmark Steel Group as Vice Chairman of Service Center Operations. Mazur has also been named a Director to the company’s Board...

May 19, 2016 – (London) - Despite China signaling moves to cut its excess steel production capacity, industry chiefs say the country has declared a metals “war” that has had a “devastating” impact for the rest of the world's industry. Overcapacity in the steel industry has been a thorn in the side of the sector in recent years, pushing prices down and making it harder for some steel companies to survive. China’s low-cost metal producers have been widely cited as the main culprit for the glut. In particular, the world’s second largest economy has been accused of “dumping” cheap steel on to...

March. 4, 2016 | BY ALEX NIXON James Bouchard, CEO of Esmark Inc. and Esmark Steel Group, an Edgeworth-based steel processor and distributor. James Bouchard, CEO and founder of steel company Esmark Inc., has been waiting several years for the nation’s economic recovery to hit the steel industry. He’s still waiting, as imports push steel prices down and the oil and gas industry cut orders in response to low energy prices. In an interview with the Tribune-Review at Esmark’s headquarters in Edgeworth, Bouchard discussed how the company is dealing with the downturn, its recent failed bid to buy a former U.S. Steel Corp. mill...

For Esmark Founder and CEO James P. Bouchard, giving generously to the community is just part of business as usual. Greater Pittsburgh/Allegheny County Business Leaders James BouchardJames Bouchard has much to be proud of. In addition to building a strong, diversified business of industrial companies, he has also, alongside his wife, donated more than $6 million to charitable causes since 2004. But when asked which accomplishment he is most satisfied with, Bouchard talks about Esmark’s people. “No one individual is responsible for our success,” he says. “We work as a team, and when you have the right people in place, you are...

Greater Pittsburgh Allegheny County Business Leaders Esmark, Inc., is a diversified, privately held portfolio of industrial companies. Esmark’s roots run deep in the steel industry, but over the years the company has diversified its interests into a number of activities in and around the industrial and commodity sectors. Esmark (formerly a publicly traded company on NASDAQ: ESMK) has focused on several key industries including steel services, oil and gas exploration, manufacturing, aviation services, real estate, technology, and youth sports and development. Today, Esmark’s two largest business segments are steel services and oil and gas exploration and production. The company grew its network...

Company Alleges Kamarás Misused Confidential Information, Engaged in Systematic Deceit and Disparagement of Esmark Europe for Personal Gain PITTSBURGH, PA –Esmark Europe BV, Bouchard Group, LLC, and Bouchard Group Europe, LLC today filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania against Slovakian businessman Peter Kamarás for breach of contract, tortious interference, misuse of confidential information, unfair competition, commercial disparagement and other claims as part of his systematic efforts to undermine Esmark Europe’s bid to privatize Železara Smederevo Steel Works. In its complaint, Esmark Europe asserts that Kamarás throughout the process aligned himself as an investor and agent...

Company’s 10-Months of Due Diligence, Strong Working Relationships with Government Leaders and Union, Network of Global Steel Partners, and Materials Procurement and Commercial Sales Expertise Keys to Mill’s Future March 3, 2015 PITTSBURGH, PA – Esmark, Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James P. Bouchard, today announced that despite the recent efforts to reach a definitive agreement with the Republic of Serbia for the restructuring and revitalization of the Železara Smederevo Steel Works, Esmark continues to believe its comprehensive business plan and world-class management team provide the best possible future for the mill. Esmark, Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James P. Bouchard...

Company to Proceed With Finalizing Process for Sale and Purchase of Steel Mill; Expects to Close Transaction by February 1st and Begin Revitalization Program January 12, 2015 PITTSBURGH, January 12, 2015 – Esmark Europe BV, the European investment vehicle of Esmark, Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James P. Bouchard, today announced that it has been officially notified by the Republic of Serbia that it has been selected as the winning bidder in the privatization process for Železara Smederevo Steel Works. Esmark Europe, B.V. will now begin the process of finalizing the strategic partnership agreement with the Republic of Serbia to take a...

Esmark Europe Chairman James P. Bouchard Names Management Team Comprised of Former U.S. Steel Kosice Management Team to Lead Mill Operations, Finance and Commercial Sales if Bid is Successful London, October 28, 2014 – Esmark Europe, a newly formed company led by Esmark, Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James P. Bouchard, today confirmed its interest in acquiring all the assets of Serbian government-owned Železara Smederevo d.o.o., a producer of steel, hot and cold-rolled products, and tin plate-coated products serving customers in Central Europe. During a meeting in London earlier today with Serbian Prime Minister Alexander Vucic, Bouchard said that he and...