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  1. Exploring Quenched and Tempered Steel Plate

    Quenched and tempered (Q&T) steel plate is heat-treated, a process that intensely heats and cools a material to alter its physical properties, to enable the material to withstand severe impact and abrasion. This article will explore what Q&T steel is and its common applications.

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  2. Leeco Steel Names Safety Manager, Revitalizes Safety Program

    Leeco® Steel, the largest supplier of steel plate in North America, announces the appointment of Jill Laumann to Safety Manager, effective April 5, 2021, as part of the company’s effort to revitalize its safety program.

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  3. Understanding Abrasion Resistant Steel Plate

    The difference between common steel plate and abrasion resistant steel plate is significant, but the differences between AR400, AR450 and AR500 are more subtle. This article explains how abrasion resistant steel plate is produced, and explores the differences between hardness levels.

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  4. Leeco Steel Names Jim Keaty Midwest Sales Manager

    Leeco® Steel, the largest supplier of steel plate in North America, announces the promotion of Jim Keaty to Sales Manager, Midwest Region, effective April 1, 2021.

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  5. Leeco Steel Announces Sales Promotions In Its South Region

    Leeco® Steel, the largest supplier of steel plate in North America, announces the promotions of Pat Pennington to Business Development Manager and Ben McCall to Sales Manager, South Region, effective March 1, 2021.

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  6. Denton’s Desk: 2021 Steel Market Outlooks

    Leeco Steel's President & CEO, Denton Nordhues, shares the trends and market factors that the Leeco team will be watching in 2021 to gauge steel plate pricing outlooks. Read his insights.

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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