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  1. AASHTO M270 vs. ASTM A709: Grade Comparison

    AASHTO M270 and ASTM A709 are two different types of steel plate that are used in bridge building applications. While similar to one another, they have some differences that could impact a plate buyer’s decision on which material to use in their project. This article will explore those similarities and differences.

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  2. Leeco Steel Names Lisa Liarakos Chief Financial Officer

    Leeco® Steel, the largest supplier of steel plate in North America, announces the appointment of Lisa Liarakos, CPA as Chief Financial Officer and member of the executive management team, effective September 8, 2020.

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  3. Leeco Steel Names Kelan Thompson Southeast Sales Manager

    Leeco® Steel, the largest supplier of steel plate in North America, announces the promotion of Kelan Thompson to Sales Manager of its Southeast region, effective August 25, 2020.

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  4. Leeco Steel's Director of Marketing Named Finalist in 2020 SMU NexGen Leadership Award

    Leeco® Steel, the largest supplier of steel plate in North America, announces that Amy Craychee, Director of Marketing, and Tom Murray, Account Manager, were nominated for the 2020 SMU NexGen Leadership Award. Ms. Craychee was one of five finalists.

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  5. The Different Categories of Carbon Steel Plate

    There are three main categories of carbon steel: low (or mild), medium and high carbon steel. This article will examine the key properties and applications of each carbon steel category.

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  6. Leeco Steel Names Bob Bartley Regional Sales Manager

    Leeco® Steel, the largest supplier of steel plate in North America, announces the promotion of Bob Bartley to the position of Regional Sales Manager of its central region, effective June 29, 2020.

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  7. Denton’s Desk: 2020 Steel Market Midyear Review and Outlooks

    The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted markets across the globe in 2020, including steel. Leeco Steel's President & CEO, Denton Nordhues, shares the stories he is watching for the remainder of 2020 that could shape the steel market. 

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  8. What Is Heavy Steel Plate?

    Certain applications require thicker steel plate material known as heavy steel plate. This article will provide an overview of heavy steel plate, including the grades readily stocked by steel plate suppliers and material testing and processing of heavy plate.

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  9. Leeco Steel Announces New Position, New Digital Sales Initiative

    Leeco® Steel, one of the largest suppliers of steel plate in North America, announces the appointment of Owen Donaghey as Digital Commerce Manager, effective May 1, 2020. Learn more.

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  10. Leeco Steel Announces John Purcell as Vice President of Sales

    Leeco® Steel, one of the largest suppliers of steel plate in North America, announces the appointment of John Purcell as Vice President of Sales, effective May 18, 2020. Learn more.

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