Trade Bluescope Steel
BlueScope Steel Co., Ltd. is an Australian flat steel product with resources coming from New Zealand, the Pacific Islands, North America and Asia. was generously from BHP Billiton on July 22, 2002 as BHP Steel renamed BlueScope Steel on November 17, 2003.Early in 2004, BlueScope merged with American manufacturer Butler Manufacturing. During that period, BlueScope's Managing Director and CEO was Kirby Adams. The merger was seen as a strategic step for both companies, as they were similar in nature and not overlapping in the markets in which they operated, so that the purchase of Butler, based in Kansas City, Missouri, would provide Bluescope with access to the U.S. and Chinese markets. Butler was founded in 1901 and operates in sixteen countries and focused on building a non-residential building and building a construction element. At the time of the merger, Butler had 12 production facilities across the United States and China Mexico.In 2007, the company acquired four companies consisting of most of the U.S. holdings of The Argentine Ternium, which is being Stilscape, ASC Profiles, Varco Prudentment Buildings. The MetalSpan, acquired by NCI Building Systems in 2012. The four companies were in their own right by the Mexican company Grupo IMSA before they were purchased by Tiernom. Steelscape originated in 1996 as BHP Steel Coated and was originally owned BlueScope.In March 2012 a new coated steel manufacturing plant was opened in Jamshidpur, Jharkhand State, India.In February 2014, bluescope steel orcon steel was purchased from Hills. Its products included RHS, SHS and CHS structural tubular steel, hot rolled structural steel and fencing, roofing and construction supplies.