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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Leeco Named Finalist in 2020 S&P Global Platts Global Metals Awards

    Leeco® Steel, the largest supplier of steel plate in North America, was named a finalist of the 2020 S&P Global Platts Global Metals Awards in the “Physical Metals Service Provider of the Year” category. Learn more.

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  7. Exploring Offshore & Marine Steel Plate

    Steel plate used to build marine structures and cargo ships is highly regulated and standardized to ensure these structures can withstand maritime conditions. This article will look in-depth at the properties and applications of primary offshore and marine steel plate grades.

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  8. Exploring Steel Plate Heat Treatment Processes

    Heat treating steel alters the physical and sometimes chemical properties of steel, which thereby impact the material’s mechanical properties, such as strength or hardness. This article will look in-depth at four common heat treatment processes. 

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  9. Leeco Steel Is Open & Serving Essential Businesses

    Leeco Steel is designated as an essential business and continues to serve customers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  10. Leeco Steel Named As Finalist In Fastmarkets 2020 Global Awards For Steel Excellence

    Leeco® Steel, the largest supplier of steel plate in North America, was named a finalist of the Fastmarkets 2020 Global Awards for Steel Excellence in the “Service Center – Large Provider of the Year” category.

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