We are sad to announce that Peter Brebach passed away.
Peter Brebach graduated from Staedtische Handelsschule in Hamm, Germany, in 1957. He then began an apprenticeship at a Thyssen-owned steel wire producer. He served in Bundeswehr (the German Military) in 1961 and 1962.
Mr. Brebach moved to Duesseldorf, Germany, in 1963 to work in steel trading. One of his employers included Krupp Stahlexport, who offered him a job in Houston in 1972. Mr. Brebach then worked in Texas for 20 years in steel distribution and steel trading. His employers included Duferco and Delta Steel. He moved to Chicago in 1993 to run Finnsteel, the US sales arm for the Rautaruukki Steel Co in Finland.
Mr. Brebach moved to Colorado in 2001 to start Iron Angels of Colorado, a sales agency covering most carbon steel products, including pipe and tubing, bars, structurals, plate and coil.
Mr. Brebach served on the board of the Texas Association of Steel Importers (and as President in 1978 and 1990/91), as well as on the board of the American Institute for International Steel (AIIS) since its inception.
Peter Brebach, CEO of Iron Angels of Colorado