Tube City IMS Receives 45 Safety Awards from the National Slag Association

October 22, 2015

TUBE CITY IMS RECEIVES 45 SAFETY AWARDS FROM THE NATIONAL SLAG ASSOCIATION PITTSBURGH, October 22, 2015 – Tube City IMS Corporation, a leading provider of outsourced industrial services to steel mills globally, today announced that a number of the Company’s sites in the United States and Canada received a total of 45 Safety Awards from the National Slag Association (NSA) for 2014, the most of any steel mill services company.

The NSA Safety Awards recognize superior performance as measured against Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recordable injury rates. The awards were presented to the Company during the NSA’s fall meeting held in Destin, Florida.

“Tube City IMS is honored to receive these important awards and our success comes as the result of maintaining safety as a core business value,” said Raymond Kalouche, President and CEO, Tube City IMS. “Safety is our highest priority and I want to thank every Tube City IMS employee not only for working safely, but for working hard every day to ensure the safety of their colleagues, our customers, our facilities and the communities in which we operate.”

The Company’s operation in West Mifflin, PA, received the award for “2014 Most Improved Job Sites for Safety.” U.S. operations that received safety awards for “Job Sites with at Least 200,000 Hours Since Last Recordable Accident” were: Beaumont, TX; Calvert, AL; Ecorse, MI; Gary, IN; and Horsham, PA.

U.S. operations receiving safety awards for “Lowest Incident Rate” for employees were: Alabama: Birmingham; Arizona: Mesa; Arkansas: Ft. Smith; Kentucky: Rush; Illinois: Chicago; Indiana: Burns Harbor, East Chicago, Gary; Louisiana: Convent; Michigan: Ecorse, Jackson, River Rouge; Minnesota: St. Paul; New York: Auburn; North Carolina: Charlotte; Ohio: Cleveland, Middletown; Oregon: McMinnville; Pennsylvania: Belle Vernon, Braddock, Bridgeville, Horsham, Johnstown, Reading, West Mifflin; South Carolina: Darlington; Tennessee: Gallatin, Jackson, Knoxville; Texas: Beaumont, Freeport, Lonestar, Longview; Virginia: Petersburg.

Company sites in Canada receiving safety awards for “Lowest Incident Rate” for employees were: Edmonton, Alberta; Hamilton, Ontario; L’Original, Ontario; and Nanticoke, Ontario.

About Tube City IMS

Tube City IMS is the largest provider of outsourced industrial services to steel mills in North America as measured by revenue and has a substantial and growing international presence. The company provides mill services at 84 customer sites in 13 countries and our global raw material procurement network spans five continents. For additional information, visit www.tubecityims.com.

Contact: Jim Leonard, Director of Public Affairs -- 412-267-5226 

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