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TimkenSteel Joins SMA

The Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) announced that TimkenSteel has joined the Washington, D.C.-based steel association.

Additionally, SMA said Mike Williams, president and CEO of TimkenSteel, has joined SMA’s board of directors.

“We look forward to partnering with our fellow SMA member companies to pursue smart policy on trade and regulation while strengthening the American steel industry’s global leadership in sustainability and environmental justice,” Williams said in a statement on Monday.

TimkenSteel is a provider of specialty steel, including special bar quality steel and seamless mechanical tube products, manufactured components, and supply chain solutions.

The Canton, Ohio-based company has an annual melt capacity of 1.2 million tons and a ship capacity of 900,000 tons. It has steelmaking operations in Canton, manufacturing facilities in Eaton, Ohio, and Columbus, N.C., and a distribution center in Mexico.

SMA president Philip K. Bell welcomed TimkenSteel to the association, noting that the company “will add to the growing group of American steelmakers committed to innovation, a lower carbon future, and 21st century steelmaking.”

By Ethan Bernard,

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