SOURCE: MetalMiner


November 11, 2009 09:00 ET

O'Neal Steel Inc. Joins MetalMiner as a Lead Sponsor

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - November 11, 2009) - MetalMiner is pleased to announce that one of the nation's largest metals service centers, family-owned O'Neal Steel and its affiliate companies, has taken the bold step of becoming the first lead sponsor of online metal publication, MetalMiner. Written from a global sourcing perspective, MetalMiner focuses on the trends, issues and buying strategies impacting manufacturers. As a lead sponsor, O'Neal will reach one of the largest metal buying audiences in the US and have the opportunity to comment on some of the trends and issues impacting global metals markets.

"We believe MetalMiner represents a new voice in the market," said Craft O'Neal, Chairman of O'Neal Industries. "We are excited to be part of a new media forum that is already larger than many existing metals publications." Between O'Neal Industrial Metals Group (IMG) and O'Neal High Performance Metals Group (HPMG) the companies supply a full range of metal products for a broad range of industries from heavy equipment OEMs to aerospace.

Launched in December 2007, MetalMiner is already a top three domestic metal publication according to third party ranking sites. The site regularly publishes price predictions, price trends and forecasting information to assist companies with purchasing efforts. This information, coupled with a strategic, forward point-of-view allows metal buyers to develop cost reduction strategies thereby making the most of a very challenging economic environment.

MetalMiner™ and MetalMiner IndX™ provide unique insight, analysis, and visibility to global metal prices as well as tools for buyers, purchasing professionals and everyone for whom metals and related markets matter. MetalMiner and MetalMiner IndX(SM) are available online at MetalMiner blog and MetalMiner IndX(SM) are free to registered users of the site.

About O'Neal Steel Inc. O'Neal Steel, founded in 1921, is the nation's largest family-owned metal service center. Industrial Metals Group (IMG) - Leeco Steel, Metalwest and TAD Metals; and High-Performance Metals Group (HPMG) - Aerodyne Alloys, Supply Dynamics, TW Metals and United Performance Metals work cooperatively to provide added value to customers in diverse markets throughout the world. O'Neal is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama and has more than 80 locations in North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, visit

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