Steno Marcegaglia, founder and chairman of the Italy-based group Marcegaglia, died aged 83 on September 10, 2013.

Born in 1930, at the age of 29 he started the steel processing company in Gazoldo degli Ippoliti (near Mantua - Northern Italy), which is still owned by the Marcegaglia family and has grown to become one of the largest manufacturers worldwide with over 5Mt processed yearly.

Recent developments at the company were recently published in Steel Times International March 2013 Vol 37 No 2 pp 49-51 and is available as a download at the URL below.