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Platts is pleased to recognize the outstanding organizations that are supporting the 2016 Global Metals Awards.

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Silver Sponsor


Primetals Technologies, Limited, headquartered in London, United Kingdom, is a worldwide leading engineering, plantbuilding and lifecycle partner for the metals industry. The company offers a complete technology, product and service portfolio that includes the integrated electrics, automation and environmental solutions. This covers every step of the iron and steel production chain that extends from the raw materials to the finished product – in addition to the latest rolling solutions for the nonferrous metals sector. Primetals Technologies is a joint venture of mitsubishi Heavy Industries (mHI) and Siemens, respectively with a 51% and a 49% stake in the company. The company employs around 9,000 employees worldwide.


Bronze Sponsor


Established in 2010, Egyptian Steel Group succeeded to penetrate the steel industry in Egypt. The Group operates with the philosophy of producing safe, high quality products conforming to local and international standards using the latest state-of-art eco-friendly technology with an eye on long-term conservation of resources.


Bronze Sponsor


BFRS is an entrepreneurial steel & commodity trading company with extensive steel recycling trading and export operations in the UK and internationally. We have established strong partnerships with both suppliers and buyers and built a proven track record in meeting the requirements of our clients, fulfilling demand and adding value. Although we trade many commodities our core focus is on steel and this is where we believe there are tremendous opportunities for growth in the future as emerging economies fuel increased demand. We trade metals. It’s a simple business in many ways but one that requires considerable expertise and attention to detail to ensure that both those we buy from and those we sell to are entirely satisfied with our service.


Bronze Sponsor


Esmark, Inc. is a diversified, privately-held portfolio of industrial companies whose roots run deep in the steel industry. Over the years, Esmark has diversified its interests into a number of activities in and around the industrial and commodity sectors. Esmark (a former publicly traded company on NASDAQ: ESMK) has focused on several key industries including oil and gas exploration, aviation, real estate, technology, and professional services. Today, Esmark's two largest business segments are steel services and oil and gas exploration and production. Through its longstanding commitment to being a socially responsible company, Esmark supports a wide range of civic, charitable and philanthropic organizations across the U.S. and abroad that provide services such as education, health and wellness programs, youth sports and recreation, and critical humanitarian support services for at-risk children and families.


Executive Sponsor

The flagship company of JSW Group, JSW Steel is one of India's leading integrated primary steel manufacturers with a capacity of 14.3 Mtpa (which will be increased to 18 Mtpa by Mar'16 end). With state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in India and a footprint in over 140 countries globally, it is recognized for its innovation and quality. JSW offers a wide gamut of steel products that include Hot Rolled, Cold Rolled, Electrical Steel, Plain & Pre-painted Galvanized & Galvalume®, TMT bars, Wire Rods and Special Alloy Steel. JSW Steel has been ranked amongst top-10 world-class-steelmakers consecutively for the past seven years by the World Steel Dynamics. To stay on leading edge of technical advancement, JSW Steel has entered into technological collaboration with JFE Steel Corp, Japan for manufacturing high strength and advanced high strength steel for automobile sector; and a joint venture with Marubeni-Itochu Steel Inc. Japan, to set-up a state–of-the-art steel processing centers. By 2025, JSW Steel aims to produce 40 million tons of steel annually.


Table Sponsor

UC RUSAL is a leading global producer of aluminum, in 2015 accounting for about 6% of the world's aluminum output and about 7% of the world's alumina production. The Company employs over 61,000 people and runs nearly 40 smelters and production facilities in 19 countries, across 5 continents. With its core smelters located in Siberia, RUSAL builds on secure access to sources of green, renewable hydro-power. RUSAL sells its products in the European, Asian and North American markets.


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2017 Sponsorships Available
By sponsoring the Platts Global Metals Awards you can share in the prestige of one of the industry's most powerful gatherings. Enjoy exposure to key prospects and customers in a thoughtful environment conducive to executive networking and relationship building.

Contact Neil Roberts for more information at +44 20 7176 7638.