Russel Metals Incorporated (Russel Metals) is a metals distribution company operating in various locations within North America. The Company conducts business in Canada and the United States. It operates in three business segments: Metals service centers, Energy tubular products and Steel distributors. Russel Metals's network of metals service centers provides processing and distribution services on a range of metal products in a range of sizes, shapes and specifications, including carbon hot rolled and cold finished steel, pipe and tubular products, stainless steel and aluminium. Russel Metals services all major geographic regions of Canada and certain regions in the Southeastern and Midwestern regions in the United States. In May 2012, it acquired Siemens Laserworks Inc. In November 2012, the Company acquired Apex Distribution Inc. and related companies.