The 2020 Mid-Year Economic Update_long

Samuel, Son & Co. Buys ESCO’s Stainless-Steel Distribution Business

Samuel, Son & Co., a steel distributor in Ontario, Canada, will buy Portland-based ESCO Corp.’s stainless-steel distribution business, The Engineered Metals Group. ESCO Corp., a global manufacturer, wants to focus on its core business of making industrial metal parts.

EMG is an independent distributor of commodity, processed and engineered stainless steel products in the Western U.S.

The operation will be renamed Samuel, Son & Co. Engineered Metals Group. Samuel, Son & Co. will offer jobs to all the division’s 107 employees in Portland, OR, Denver, CO, Los Angeles,CA, and Hayward, CA.

The purchase is expected to provide Samuel, Son & Co. a strong basis for further geographic and product-line expansion in the Western U.S. and to better serve national accounts.

The acquisition brings the number of Samuel locations in the U.S. to 58. Total, the company has 107 locations in North America.

Related Links:
Metals Distribution Consolidates

More Breaking News

About the Author
Leave a Reply

Leave a Comment

Sign Up for the MDM Update Newsletter

The MDM update newsletter is your best source for news and trends in the wholesale distribution industry.

By subscribing, you are agreeing to MDM’s Privacy Policy.


articles left

Want more Premium content from MDM?

Subscribe today and get:

  • New issues twice each month
  • Unlimited access to, including 10+ years of archived data
  • Current trends analysis, market data and economic updates
  • Discounts on select store products and events


articles left

This is your last free article

Subscribe to MDM Premium today and get:

  • Unlimited access to
  • 1 year digital subscription, with new issues twice a month
  • Trends analysis, market data and quarterly economic updates
  • Deals on select store products and events



You have one free article remaining

Subscribe to MDM Premium to get unlimited access. Your subscription includes:

  • Two new issues a month
  • Access to 10+ years of archived data on
  • Quarterly economic updates, trends analysis and market data
  • Store and event discounts

To continue reading, you must be an MDM Premium subscriber.