SEC Filings

RELIANCE STEEL & ALUMINUM CO filed this Form PRE 14A on 04/06/2001
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                         RELIANCE STEEL & ALUMINUM CO.
             Proxy Solicited on Behalf of the Board of Directors of
         the Company for Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 16, 2001

The undersigned hereby instructs Union Bank of California N.A., as trustee of
the Employee Stock Ownership Plan, to appoint David H. Hannah and Gregg J.
Mollins, and each of them, his true and lawful agents and proxies with full
power of substitution in each, to represent the undersigned at the Annual
Meeting of Shareholders of RELIANCE STEEL & ALUMINUM CO. to be held at 10:00
a.m. on Wednesday, May 16, 2001 at the Ritz Carlton Huntington Hotel, 1401 South
Oak Knoll Avenue, Pasadena, California 91106, and at any adjournments thereof,
on all matters coming before said meeting.

                                                  (Change of address/comments)
1. To elect Directors, Nominees:                  
   01. Douglas M. Hayes, 02. Robert Henigson,     
   03. Karl H. Loring, 04. Leslie A. Waite        ----------------------------
2. To amend the Company's Bylaws to change        ----------------------------
   the authorized number of directors to not      ----------------------------
   less than nine nor more than fifteen.          ----------------------------
3. To amend the Company's Incentive and           (If you have written in the  
   Non-Qualified Stock Option Plan to             above space, please mark the
   increase to 2.5 million the number of          corresponding box on the
   shares of Common Stock available               reverse side of this card.)
   for the grant of options.                      
4. To approve Ernst & Young LLP as independent auditors.
5. In their discretion on such other matters as may properly come
   before the meeting.

You are encouraged to specify your choices by marking the appropriate boxes, SEE
REVERSE SIDE, but you need not mark any boxes if you wish to vote in accordance
with the Board of Directors' recommendations. The Board of Directors recommends
voting FOR all Nominees in Item 1 and FOR Items 2, 3, 4 and 5. The Proxy
Committee cannot vote your shares unless you sign and return this card.

                                                                    SEE REVERSE
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                                 RELIANCE STEEL
                                 & ALUMINUM CO.