September, 2016 - Boyd Metals Expands Into East Texas Market 

Boyd Metals, a leader in the regional metals industry, expands again! Despite trying economic times within the industry, Boyd Metals' philosophy of providing customers with a full-line of products, great service and value has allowed for the expansion into the East Texas market. This fifth office will expand the company’s geographic footprint as well as create needed jobs in the Tyler, Texas area.  Read More

August 10, 2016 - North American Steel Alliance Announces New President 

The NASA Succession Planning Committee and Board of Directors are pleased to announce the hiring of a new President of the organization. After months of screening, interviewing and meeting, NASA has chosen its new leader. Michael Wagner, currently residing in Chicago will join the team October 1, 2016. Read More

Sabel Steel Celebrates it's 160th Anniversary

Founded in 1856 by Keith Sabel’s great-great grandfather, the family brought all of their belongings from Louisville, Kentucky to the Montgomery, Alabama area.  The senior Sabel, was a true entrepreneur, father of ten children who began his business by selling leather goods, trading furs and cowhides.  Read More

July, 2016 - MidWest Materials wins 2016 Platts Global Metals Award

MidWest Materials, Perry, Ohio, has been named Physical Metals Service Provider of the Year in the 2016 Platts Global Metals Awards, hosted by S&P Global Platts. The annual awards honor exemplary performance in 15 categories in the steel, metals, and mining industries.

April 18, 2016 - New Operational Supplier

NASA member survey input drives selection of new material handling supplier group. North American Steel Alliance welcomes Flexx Material Handling as a “total solution” provider.  Read More 

April 15, 2016 - New Operational Supplier

NASA welcomes Rocklin Manufacturing Co. to its operational supplier group. Rocklin Manufacturing Co., incorporated in 1934, is an established manufacturer of industrial electronic equipment. Learn more about our supplier partner, Read More

April 12, 2016 - Grand Rapids, MI

Pam Heglund has been appointed president of Mill Steel Co., Grand Rapids, Mich. Heglund has spent 15 years with North America’s 22nd-largest service center company. Read More

April 11, 2016 - Richmond, VA

North American Steel Alliance (“NASA”) Board of Directors announces its latest metal service center addition Steel Services, Inc. as a member of the metal distribution industry’s only cooperative umbrella.  Read More

April 6, 2016 - Joplin, MO

Boyd Metals finds multiple solutions in collaboration with Big Ass Solutions that delivers more than savings.  Perhaps the biggest winners are employees, Read More

February 1, 2016 - Beaumont, TX

Sampson Steel Corporation celebrates their 100th Anniversary in 2016.  Read More

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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 over 121 independently operated steel service centers throughout the United States and Canada with over 367 distribution and processing facilities. Collectively we represent annual revenues exceeding $8 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 50 preferred suppliers ranging from producing steel mills to operational equipment, general services and consumable goods delivering millions of dollars in rebates 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.