Mill Steel Co. Announces the Opening of its new Steel Service Center in Jeffersonville, IN

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Mill Steel Co., a flat
rolled steel service center company headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan,
announced today the purchase, opening and expansion of its operations in
Jeffersonville, IN at the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville. As part of the
company’s Jeffersonville, Indiana opening Mill Steel Co. has purchased the
existing 105,000 square foot facility and will begin an immediate expansion to
add 120,000 square feet. This 225,000 square foot investment will house two
state-of-the art slitting lines in addition to a cut-to-length line which will
add to the company’s service capabilities.

Mill Steel Co.’s new Jeffersonville facility will be operational starting in
June 2014. The facility located on the Ohio River within the Port of
Indiana-Jeffersonville is projected to bring a capital investment of $16.1
million to Jeffersonville and an estimated 43 new full-time positions to the
region.

“We are very excited by the opportunity to locate in Jeffersonville, which we
feel is an outstanding complement to our existing steel service center
processing locations of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Melvindale (Detroit), Michigan,
and Birmingham, Alabama,” said David Samrick, CEO of Mill Steel Co. “We felt it
was absolutely critical to position ourselves at a location that will enable us
to continue our delivery of outstanding just-in-time services to our growing
automotive, construction, appliance and general manufacturing customer base.”

Mill Steel Co. is expected to further develop established relationships with
other Port service providers and companies such as Roll Forming Corp., Steel
Dynamics, Voss Clark, Kinder Morgan, Omni Source and Metals USA to name a few.

“This latest announcement is a testament to the many advantages the City of
Jeffersonville, as well as the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville, offer a company’s
bottom line. We are thrilled Mill Steel chose to leverage Jeffersonville’s
locale to serve its growing market and to establish their future in Southern
Indiana,” said Jeffersonville Mayor Mike Moore.

Mill Steel Co. is an ISO/TS 16949 certified company that currently has
operations in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Melvindale (Detroit), Michigan and
Birmingham, Alabama. In addition to being ISO/TS 16949 certified, the new
Jeffersonville facility will have an A2LA lab for testing materials, not
indifferent from all of its other processing locations.

“Mill Steel’s advanced manufacturing capabilities are a perfect fit for our
multimodal port environment,” said Ports of Indiana CEO Rich Cooper. “This
company has an extremely impressive leadership team that is keenly aware of the
competitive advantages created by our multimodal connectivity and existing
synergies between the world-class steel processors located at the port. We
welcome Mill Steel to our port family and look forward to helping the company
expand its business in southern Indiana.”

Mill Steel, which currently employs approximately 200 associates, plans to begin
hiring for positions in Jeffersonville immediately. Interested applicants may
apply (through the company’s website www.millsteel.com)

About Mill Steel Co.:

Founded in 1959, Mill Steel Co. is one of North America’s premier flat-rolled
steel suppliers. Serving some of the world’s most demanding industries; the
business has grown over the past 50 years. Mill Steel continues to grow by
sticking to its founding principles: Reliability. Accountability. And doing what
they say they will, and then some.

We’ve organized our company around those values, investing in new technologies
and markets along the way. For more information about Mill Steel Co., visit
www.millsteel.com.

SOURCE Mill Steel Co.

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