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Our History

Growing in steel since 1992

1992

Sanjeev Gupta (SKG) established LIBERTY as a trading company focused on Africa and Asia while reading Economics and Management at Trinity College, Cambridge University.

2000 - 12

LIBERTY grew into a commodity trade house focused on ferrous and non-ferrous metals, opening offices in Dubai, Singapore and Hong Kong.

2015

LIBERTY Steel Newport began production again after significant restructuring.

2016

LIBERTY reopened a structural hollow sections mill in South Wales.

LIBERTY reopened the iconic Dalzell steel mill in Scotland.

2017

LIBERTY acquired Tata’s Speciality Steels division.

LIBERTY acquired Caparo Merchant Bar.

LIBERTY purchased the Hartlepool SAW pipe mills from TATA.

LIBERTY acquired UK operations of AMTEK.

LIBERTY acquired the fully integrated steel producer OneSteel in Australia.

2018

LIBERTY enters North American market with the acquisition of the Georgetown steelworks.

LIBERTY acquired Export Metals in Tampa, USA.

2019

LIBERTY completed the purchase on KCI, the leading wire rod producer in the USA.

LIBERTY expanded wire capabilities in the USA with the purchase of Johnstown Wire Technologies.

LIBERTY acquired 7 major steelworks in Europe from ArcelorMittal.

2020

LIBERTY cemented its entry in India with the acquistion of Adhunik Metaliks Ltd (Adhunik) and Zion Steel Ltd (Zion)

LIBERTY acquires French steel assets of France Rail Industry business (‘Hayange’) and the Ascoval steelworks (Ascoval) with a strong industrial plan to create an integrated GREENSTEEL rail business

LIBERTY acquires Solon Specialty Wire and Shaped Wire from Leggett & Platt