Tata International Metals Americas announces partnership with Totem Steel International
February 03, 2015
Tata International Metals Americas, a division of the metals vertical of Tata International, and Totem Steel International of Portland, Oregon (USA), announced that effective from February 1, 2015, Totem Steel based will be continuing its operations as Tata International Metals Americas.
Totem Steel International is a steel and forest products trading company. Its primary business is the trading and distribution of flat rolled steel products and the majority of Totem’s sales are to end-user customers in the US and Canada who manufacture residential HVAC products, metal buildings, carports, garage doors, entry doors, metal furniture, steel shelving, steel drums, and coil tubing for the energy sector.
“The expertise of JR Meyers and Totem Steel represent a unique aspect of the steel trading business we are proud to add to our portfolio,” said Mr Murat Askin, President, Tata International Metals Americas. “It will be a pleasure growing our business together.”
“My biggest excitement about this relationship is the opportunity to take our operation to the global level, beyond what we can achieve on our own. Our partnership with Tata will build on our already impressive growth with the help of their tremendous reach and resources,” said Mr JR Meyers, Totem’s founder and owner, of the partnership.