MMFX Steel Announces Supplier Contract with Independent Steel Alliance

IRVINE, Calif. — April 1, 2015 — MMFX® Steel Corporation (www.mmfx.com) has announced the signing of a supplier partner agreement with the Independent Steel Alliance (ISA) wherein members of the alliance can utilize collective purchasing power to acquire high-strength steel products.

Under the terms of the contract, ISA members can purchase all ChromX® products, including rebar and coils, from MMFX Steel.

“We’re pleased to partner with ISA and its members so the buying cooperative can benefit from having access to our high-strength ChromX line of products,” said Kevin McKown, MMFX Steel Corporation of America vice president of sales and marketing. “We know that fabricator members of ISA are looking for quality rebar products, and the high-strength, noncorrosive advantages of ChromX is a good choice for them.”

“Presently, ISA members purchase the majority of their primary material, both stock length rebar and coils, from domestic producers in the U.S. and Canada,” said Chris Casey, executive director of ISA. “ISA seeks to create mutually beneficial partnerships between its members and some but not all available suppliers in the marketplace. We’re pleased to welcome MMFX steel as a preferred partner in providing its line of high-strength products to our members and making them available for purchase through the cooperative.”

About MMFX Steel Corporation of America

MMFX® Steel Corporation (“MMFX Steel”) specializes in high-strength steel products with varying levels of corrosion resistance, so designers can utilize the high-strength efficiencies and best match the corrosion protection requirements of the structure. MMFX Steel ChromX® 9000 Series rebar combines high-strength (Grades 100 and 120) with high corrosion resistance. Its ChromX 4000 Series rebar provides the same mechanical properties with mid-level corrosion protection. ChromX 2100 (Grade 100) offers an additional lower cost alternative high-strength steel option. Sold under the specifications ASTM A1035, these high-strength, corrosion-resistant steels are used in bridges and highway systems, high-rise buildings, sea walls, ports, marinas and numerous commercial/industrial applications.

About Independent Steel Alliance

The Independent Steel Alliance (ISA), founded in 2012, is a cooperative association of independently-owned and operated rebar fabricators in the U.S. and Canada. ISA is not a trade association. Members invest in and derive financial benefit from their participation in the cooperative.

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