Alro Acquires Anderson Metals
Alro Steel Corp., Jackson Mich., has acquired certain assets of Anderson Metals’ three service centers. Anderson operates facilities in York and Huntingdon Valley, Pa., and Greensboro, N.C.
Anderson Metals has been a key general-line metals distributor in eastern Pennsylvania and northern North Carolina for many years. The addition of Alro’s broad product range and extensive processing capabilities will provide tremendous benefits to Anderson Metals’ customers, Alro officials say.
Alro has grown significantly since its start in 1948 and now has more than 50 locations in 12 states in the Central and Southeastern United States It ranked as the 15th largest service center company in North America, according to Metal Center News, with 2009 revenues of $820 million.