Who We Are

Magellan is a leading independent distributor of specialty steels as well as other metallurgical products. Established in 1985, Magellan offers the marketplace a wealth of supply chain knowledge and technical expertise. As a socially responsible corporation, Magellan provides reliable and stable product management for its customers and suppliers while benefiting the community.

See what sets us apart.

James Beard Celebration

Magellan Corporation, an In Association Sponsor for the James Beard Awards 2019, presented the “Outstanding Restaurateur” Award to Chicago’s own Boka …

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Dr. Amal Alachkar, “My Light at the end of the Tunnel”

This year’s Field Museum Women in Science event opened with an interactive networking session that included over 30 young women from Chicago Public Sc…

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“The Moment of Lift” with Melinda Gates

Magellan Corporation was delighted to serve as a Gold Sponsor for the Melinda Gates presentation hosted by the Executive Club of Chicago as part of th…

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Upcoming Events

Blue Monday with Kirk Fletcher

Monday, May 13, 2019


Blue Jean Gala 2019

Friday, June 14, 2019


Ry Cooder & Rosanne Cash Concert

Tuesday, June 18, 2019


2019 Chicago Blackhawks Convention

Friday, July 26, 2019


Ferdie's World

Meet Ferdie! He’s the man, the icon, the legend: Ferdinand “Ferdie” Magellan. Ferdie is our beloved mascot and namesake, a man of many costumes and a real character.

Click here for Ferdie's Photo Gallery.

Click here to learn more about the history of Ferdinand Magellan.

Featured Clips

A clip showcasing a cause that is very near and dear to my seafaring heart.