Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. Completes Acquisition of Haskins Steel Co., Inc.

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LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (RS) announced today that, through its wholly-owned subsidiary American Metals Corporation, it has acquired all of the capital stock of Haskins Steel Co., Inc. (“Haskins”), located in Spokane, Washington. Founded in 1955, Haskins processes and distributes primarily carbon steel and aluminum products of various shapes and sizes to a diverse customer base in the Pacific Northwest. Their in-house processing capabilities include shearing, sawing, burning and forming. Net sales for Haskins were approximately $31.5 million in the twelve months ended December 31, 2012. Haskins will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Metals Corporation. Current management will remain in place. Terms were not disclosed.

“Haskins will enhance American Metals’ penetration into this geographic area where American Metals did not previously have a physical presence,” said David H. Hannah, Chairman and CEO of Reliance.

About Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co., headquartered in Los Angeles, California, is the largest metals service center company in North America. Through a network of more than 290 locations in 39 states and ten countries outside of the United States, the Company provides value-added metals processing services and distributes a full line of over 100,000 metal products to more than 125,000 customers in a broad range of industries.

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Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.
Brenda Miyamoto
Investor Relations
(213) 576-2428
investor@rsac.com
or
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