TMS International Corp. Promotes Hideyuki Nishizawa To Executive Vice President - International Trade

    TMS International Corp. Promotes Hideyuki Nishizawa To Executive Vice
                       President - International Trade

PR Newswire

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 14, 2013

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --TMS International Corp. (NYSE: TMS),
the parent company of Tube City IMS Corporation, a leading provider of
outsourced industrial services to steel mills globally, announced that it has
promoted Hideyuki Nishizawa to Executive Vice President – International Trade
of the company's Raw Material and Optimization Group.

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Mr. Nishizawa will be responsible for overseeing all of TMS International's
raw materials activities outside of North America, including the management of
the company's 14 international brokerage offices from which the company buys
and sells raw materials.

Mr. Nishizawa joined TMS International in January 2006 and was promoted to
Senior Vice President – International Trade based in Chicago in 2007 and then
to his current position of Managing Director of Asia based in Singapore in

Prior to joining the company, Mr. Nishizawa was Presidentof the Chicago
branch of Sojitz Corp. of America, an international trading company. He was
also General Manager of Sojitz Mineral Resources Department based in New York

Mr. Nishizawa has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management from Meiji
University in Tokyo, and is fluent in Chinese, English and Japanese.

"We are delighted to announce Hideyuki's promotion," said J. David Aronson,
President and COO, Raw Material and Optimization Group. "He has been
instrumental in driving the company's international trading expansion over the
past seven years. His more than 23 years of experience in the global trading
industry is a tremendous asset to the company as we continue to expand

About TMS International Corp.

TMS International Corp., through its subsidiaries, including Tube City IMS
Corporation, is the largest provider of outsourced industrial services to
steel mills in North America as measured by revenue and has a substantial and
growing international presence. The company provides mill services at 81
customer sites in 11 countries and operates 36 brokerage offices from which it
buys and sells raw materials across five continents.

Forward Looking Statements

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with respect to the company's financial condition, results of operations or
business or its expectations or beliefs concerning future events. Such
forward-looking statements include the discussions of the potential new debt
refinancing, the company's business strategies, estimates of future global
steel production and other market metrics and the company's expectations
concerning future operations, margins, profitability, liquidity and capital
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recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and elsewhere in the company's filings with
the Securities and Exchange Commission. You should not place undue reliance on
any of these forward- looking statements. Any forward-looking statement speaks
only as of the date on which it is made, and we undertake no obligation to
update any such statement to reflect new information, or the occurrence of
future events or changes in circumstances.

SOURCE TMS International Corp.

Contact: Jim Leonard, Media Relations, +1-412-267-5226; or Kelly Boyer,
Investor Relations, +1-412-349-3007
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