TW Metals Recognized for Globalization Efforts
Exton, PA, June 9, 2008 - Leading metal distributor, TW Metals, received some good news recently when it was chosen from over 3,000 competitors by the United States Commerce Department as one of the leading companies in the area of export achievement for 2007. In a ceremony held at the company's corporate headquarters, Jack Elrod, President & CEO and Bob Mraz, VP of Sales & Marketing accepted the prestigious "Excellence in Export Achievement" award on behalf of the many employees across the country involved in growing and supporting the export business.
During the presentation that preceded the award, John Anderson, Sr. Regional Director of the U.S. Commerce Department commented that "TW Metals has distinguished itself as an aggressive and focused company in the area of exports and global business development." The criteria for selection for the award includes growth in export business, participation in Commerce Department export activities, and demonstrating integrity, fairness and focus in the area of Export business. With an increasing global customer base, TW Metals envisions continued success by offering a full range of products and services overseas as well as domestically.
About TW Metals
A dynamic and customer-focused organization, TW Metals is a leading specialty metal distributor with over 30 facilities worldwide. The company offers a broad range of products and services, including extrusions, fittings, pipe, tube, rod/bar, sheet and plate in Stainless Steel, Aluminum, Nickel, Titanium, Alloy Steel, and Carbon Steel. TW Metals was formed in 1998 through the merger of Tubesales (founded in 1946) and Williams and Company (founded in 1907). TW Metals is a wholly-owned subsidiary of O'Neal Steel, the largest family owned full-line service center in the United States. O'Neal Steel is headquartered in Birmingham, AL. For further information, visit www.twmetals.com .
For more information please contact:
Erica McIntosh, Marketing Services Manager
Phone: (630) 871-7055