Leveltek selected as 2013 Platts Global Metals Awards finalist

Very exciting news to share this month – Leveltek has been nominated as a finalist in the Platts Global Metals Awards, which reconigzes exemplary industry leadership. We’ll be headed to London in May to attend the Platts black tie event. Below is our release with the details.


Nannette Staropoli

  Leveltek selected as 2013 Platts Global Metals Awards finalist

Winners to be recognized at May 23 black tie event in London

Apr. 10, 2013, Benwood, W.Va. — Leveltek has been named a finalist in the Platts Global Metals Awards, an inaugural program recognizing exemplary industry leadership. The 2013 finalists were announced last week by program host Platts, the leading global energy, petrochemical and metal information provider.

“We congratulate each of the finalists for truly standing apart from an impressive list of nominees, and we look forward to announcing the winners of the first-ever Platts Global Metals Awards at a special dinner gala in May,” said Larry Neal, president of Platts.

Leveltek was nominated in the “Innovative Technology of the Year” category, which recognizes exemplary performance in laser-quality metals processing machinery and technology.

The Platts Global Metals Awards highlight corporate and individual innovation, leadership and superior performance in categories spanning the entire steel, metal and mining complex. The new awards program is modeled after the highly successful Platts Global Energy Awards, established in 1999 and often described as “the Oscars of the energy industry.”

Bob Sipp, Director of Sales and Marketing at Leveltek, is pleased to be considered for the award. “We are the only process machinery company in the finals for the 2013 Platts Global Metals Awards, and we’re very honored to be included” he said.

Some 200 industry executives are expected to attend the May 23 black-tie dinner in London, where Platts will present its 2013 Global Metals Awards.  This year’s awards dinner will be held in conjunction with the Platts European Steel Summit, May 22-24.

Leveltek International designs, manufactures and installs stretch leveling systems for retrofit and new light-to-heavy gauge cut-to-length and coil-to-coil lines. www.leveltek.com

Founded in 1909, Platts is a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals and metals information, and a premier source of benchmark prices for the physical and futures markets.  Platts’ news, pricing, analytics, commentary and conferences help customers make better-informed trading and business decisions, and help the markets operate with greater transparency and efficiency.  Customers in more than 150 countries benefit from Platts’ coverage of the carbon emissionscoalelectricityoil, natural gasmetalsnuclear powerpetrochemical, and shipping markets.  A division of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), Platts is headquartered in New York with approximately 900 employees in more than 15 offices worldwide. www.platts.com


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