Russel Metals Inc. is a metals distribution company in North America. The Company operates through three segments: metals service centers, energy products and steel distributors. The Company provides processing and distribution services to a base of approximately 31,000 end users through a network of over 46 locations in Canada and over 17 locations in the United States. The Company's network of metals service centers provides processing and distribution services on a line 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 aluminum. The Company's energy products operations carry a specialized product line focused on the needs of energy industry customers. The Company's steel distributors segment is engaged in selling steel to other steel service centers and equipment manufacturers.