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The Giampaolo Group History

Mike Giampaolo entered into the scrap recycling industry with a pick-up truck.

1967
Triplem Metal

Triple M Metal was founded in Brampton, Ontario by Mike Giampaolo.

1976

Giampaolo Investments Limited was founded with a focus on real estate.

1980
Triplem Metal

TMM acquired Mostel Metals in Scarborough, Ontario.

1990
Triplem Metal

TMM acquired Rosen Metals in Kitchener, Ontario.

1994
Triplem Metal

TMM acquired 50% interest in York Disposal

1995
Triplem Metal

TMM acquired A.J. Frank & Sons in Hamilton, Ontario.

1997
Venture Steel

Venture Steel Inc. was founded in Etobicoke, Ontario.

Triplem Metal

TMM acquired Royal Scrap in Scarborough, Ontario.

2000
Venture Steel

Giampaolo Group divested its interest in Venture Steel.

2004

Matalco was founded in Brampton, Ontario, with a focus on aluminum re-melting.

2005
Triplem Metal

TMM merged with Poscor Mill Services. All share interests of Poscor partners were acquired in 2010.

2008
Venture Steel

Giampaolo Group re-acquired Venture Steel.

2010

Matalco acquired Thaker Aluminum in Canton, Ohio.

Venture Steel

Venture Steel acquired Gatsteel Service Center in Etobicoke, Ontario.

2011
Venture Steel

Venture Steel commissioned a greenfield facility in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico.

2012

Matalco constructed a state-of-the-art greenfield facility in Lordstown, Ohio.

2016
Venture Steel

Venture Steel acquired Yellen Metal in the state of New York.

2017

Matalco acquired Alexin LLC in Bluffton, Indiana.

2018
Triplem Metal

TMM acquired Thomson Metals & Processing in Burlington, Ontario and MetroBec Inc. in Montreal, Quebec.

2019
Quantum

Quantum Lifecycle Partners LP was founded.

Matalco constructed a state-of-the-art greenfield facility in Wisconsin Rapid, Wisconsin.

2020
Venture Steel

Venture Steel acquired Olympic Steel Detroit.

Triplem Metal

Integrated Metal Recycling, a JV between TMM and ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada, was founded.

2020
Triplem Metal

TMM acquired Peterborough Iron & Metal in Peterborough, Minden, and Port Hope, Ontario.

2021

Matalco acquired Ohio Valley Aluminum Company (OVACO).

GIL’s portfolio expands to include 1500 acres of industrial land, and over 2 million square feet of industrial space.

2022

Matalco is scheduled to commission a greenfield slab facility in Franklin, Kentucky.

1967

Mike Giampaolo entered into the scrap recycling industry with a pick-up truck.

1976
Triplem Metal

Triple M Metal was founded in Brampton, Ontario by Mike Giampaolo.

1980

Giampaolo Investments Limited was founded with a focus on real estate.

1990
Triplem Metal

TMM acquired Mostel Metals in Scarborough, Ontario.

1994
Triplem Metal

TMM acquired Rosen Metals in Kitchener, Ontario.

1995
Triplem Metal

TMM acquired 50% interest in York Disposal

1997
Triplem Metal

TMM acquired A.J. Frank & Sons in Hamilton, Ontario.

1997
Venture Steel

Venture Steel Inc. was founded in Etobicoke, Ontario.

2000
Triplem Metal

TMM acquired Royal Scrap in Scarborough, Ontario.

2004
Venture Steel

Giampaolo Group divested its interest in Venture Steel.

2005

Matalco was founded in Brampton, Ontario, with a focus on aluminum re-melting.

2008
Triplem Metal

TMM merged with Poscor Mill Services. All share interests of Poscor partners were acquired in 2010.

2010
Venture Steel

Giampaolo Group re-acquired Venture Steel.

2010

Matalco acquired Thaker Aluminum in Canton, Ohio.

2011
Venture Steel

Venture Steel acquired Gatsteel Service Center in Etobicoke, Ontario.

2012
Venture Steel

Venture Steel commissioned a greenfield facility in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico.

2016

Matalco constructed a state-of-the-art greenfield facility in Lordstown, Ohio.

2017
Venture Steel

Venture Steel acquired Yellen Metal in the state of New York.

2018

Matalco acquired Alexin LLC in Bluffton, Indiana.

2019
Triplem Metal

TMM acquired Thomson Metals & Processing in Burlington, Ontario and MetroBec Inc. in Montreal, Quebec.

2019
Quantum

Quantum Lifecycle Partners LP was founded.

2020

Matalco constructed a state-of-the-art greenfield facility in Wisconsin Rapid, Wisconsin.

2020
Venture Steel

Venture Steel acquired Olympic Steel Detroit.

2020
Triplem Metal

Integrated Metal Recycling, a JV between TMM and ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada, was founded.

2021
Triplem Metal

TMM acquired Peterborough Iron & Metal in Peterborough, Minden, and Port Hope, Ontario.

2021

Matalco acquired Ohio Valley Aluminum Company (OVACO).

2022

GIL’s portfolio expands to include 1500 acres of industrial land, and over 2 million square feet of industrial space.

2022

Matalco is scheduled to commission a greenfield slab facility in Franklin, Kentucky.