500 Job Source
2621 W. 15th Place
Chicago, IL 60608
CEO: Neil Novich
Stock Symbol: RYI
Ryerson is North America's leading distributor
and processor of metals including aluminum, stainless steel,
nickel alloys, brass and copper, carbon and plastics. The company
serves customers through a network of service centers across
the United States and in Canada, Mexico, and India. On January
1, 2006, the company changed its name to Ryerson Inc. from Ryerson
Tull, Inc. and adopted the ticker symbol "RYI".
Ryerson offers a complete line of processing
capabilities to produce anything from simple shapes to complex
sub-assemblies. Customers can get raw materials transformed to
finished parts all from one convenient source.
The company reported record revenues of
$5.8 billion, a 75.1% increase from the previous year, aided
by 41% increase in metal prices per ton. Net income was $104.1
In 1842, Joseph T. Ryerson arrives in Chicago
as an agent for a Pennsylvania ironmaster and leases a two-story
building on the banks of the Chicago River - the beginning of
Joseph T. Ryerson, Inc.
Before 1996, Ryerson was a wholly owned
subsidiary of Inland Steel Industries.
- In June 1996, Ryerson completed an initial public offering
of 13 percent of its stock.
- In February 1999, Ryerson merged with Inland Steel Industries,
becoming an independent, publicly traded company.
- In January 2005, Ryerson acquired Integris Metals, Inc. from
its shareholders Alcoa, Inc. and BHP Billiton.
Eligibility for most benefits begins on
the date of hire.
In most locations you will have a great deal of choice when it
comes to healthcare insurance. Ryerson's Comprehensive Healthcare
Plan operates as a PPO, offering you a choice of doctors and
lower out-of-pocket costs when you go "in-network,"
yet retaining your flexibility to go "out-of network"
at your discretion.
Depending on your location, you may have the opportunity to select
one of many well-regarded HMOs.
Our dental plan offers preventative
care and assistance with other treatments, including orthodontic
care. You may see any dentist your wish, but through access to
the Delta Dental network you may receive lower, negotiated rates
when you see a network dentist.
Through the Ryerson Savings Plan you can immediately begin
to build financial security for your future. There is no waiting
period to begin your contributions, and the company will automatically
match your contributions dollar for dollar up to
the first 4% of base pay. Additionally, whether you choose to
save your own money or not, the company will provide you with
an annual contribution equal to 2% of base pay. Finally, when
we meet or exceed our business goals, you will receive an additional
contribution up to 10% of base pay.
Our plan automatically provides a basic life insurance benefit
equal to 2 ? times annual base pay at no cost to you. For those
who want to supplement this coverage, Ryerson gives you the option
to purchase optional life insurance for you and your dependents.
Optional Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance is also
available for purchase.
Short and Long Term Disability
Ryerson provides short and long term disability coverage
at no cost to you. The amount and duration of the benefit depends
upon your length of service when the disability begins.
A set amount of vacation is earned each year, based on years
of service, beginning with 1 week after 6 months of service.
Ryerson offers 9 paid holidays each year. The schedule varies
slightly based on location.
When you're enrolled in a company-approved degree program
that is business related, your tuition and fees for course work
will be reimbursed at a rate determined by your grade in the
Although benefit plans vary by location, all Ryerson locations
offer some form of the following:
· Medical coverage
· Dental coverage
· Life insurance
· Retirement plan
· Paid vacation
· Paid holidays
Updated April 9, 2006