Canton, MI

Material Sciences Corporation joins the North American Steel Alliance as its 121st member/owner company. Read more

Chicago, IL

The North American Steel Alliance, Inc. (“NASA”) unveiled its new logo and identity materials at the co-op’s Annual Meeting on April 24, 2018. Read More

Bedford Park, IL

Lapham-Hickey Steel Corporation is pleased and excited to announce the acquisition of The Thompson Companies, comprised of the family owned Thompson Dayton Steel Service Centers.  Read More

Perry, OH

The Association of Steel Distributors (ASD) announces Brian Robbins of MidWest Materials as  2017 Steel Man of the Year. Read More

South Bend, IN

Two quality organizations take advantage of a NASA supported relationship to come together as Steel Warehouse acquires Siegal SteelRead More

Chicago, IL

In conjunction with NASA’s Fall Conference & Supplier Fair, Metal Center News editors sat down with NASA’s Board of Directors and NASA Management for a discussion on issues facing the metals industry and the outlook for 2018.  Click Here to view the January 2018 edition and click on the NASA Network headline on the cover page. 

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The Independent Advantage

Incorporated in November of 1996, North American Steel Alliance is a member owned purchasing cooperative serving the metals distribution industry. Today, NASA is comprised of 120 independently operated steel service centers throughout the United States and Canada with over 400 distribution and processing facilities. Collectively we represent annual revenues exceeding $9 billion dollars.

Our primary business focus is to strategically link our members with the highest quality preferred suppliers, both metal and operational to share innovative ideas and create unique opportunities increasing profitability and ensuring ongoing success. We have developed and facilitated programs with more than 65 preferred suppliers ranging from producing steel mills to operational equipment, general services and consumable goods delivering millions of dollars in dividends and cost savings.

Beginning in 2007 and each year since, the National Cooperative Business Association recognized North American Steel Alliance as one of the top 10 purchasing cooperatives in all of North America, based on total dollars purchased through preferred suppliers.

NASA Network

July 2018 Issue

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  • Supplier Scorecard Rolls Out
  • Meet Paul Blaisdell
  • Book Club Meetings for the Leadership Development Group
  • Annual Meeting Update