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 Foundation Awards Kick-off

Magellan Corporation is proud to partner with the James Beard Foundation (JBF) for its 2019 James Beard Awards, commonly known as the “Oscars of the f…

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Meet & Greet with Congressman Brad Schneider

Congressman Brad Schneider visited the offices of Magellan on August 28, 2018 for a meet and greet, as well as discussion with key members of staff re…

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Lunch & Learn with Richard Longworth

Magellan welcomed Richard Longworth to its office on November 14, 2018 for a Lunch & Learn on the history of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs…

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Upcoming Events

"Imagine the Moon" Preview

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Presented by Magellan Corporation 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Adler Planetarium


Magellan Corporation Day at the Field

Saturday, January 26, 2019

10:00 AM - Closing Field Museum


Connections for the Homeless 2019 Thrive Gala

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Presented by Magellan Corporation 6:00 PM - 11:30 PM Artifact Events


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 to learn more about the history of Ferdinand Magellan.

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