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Alro Steel announces the passing of Vice Chairman, Barry Glick

Posted on 06/22/2021


June 22, 2021

It is with great sadness that Alro Steel announces that our Vice Chairman, Barry Glick, passed away yesterday, June 21st in Boca Raton, Florida at age 70.  Barry was a leader, role model, teammate and friend.   

Barry’s uncle Al and father Robert founded Alro Steel in 1948 in Jackson, Michigan.  Barry began his career with Alro in 1977 and has served as Vice Chairman for 27 years.  

Al Glick, CEO and Chairman said, “It is with a heavy heart that I share that Barry, my nephew and Vice Chairman of Alro, passed away yesterday after battling a long-term illness.  He means so much to our family and company, and he will be truly missed.  Barry exemplifies one of my favorite sayings:  It’s amazing what you can accomplish when you don’t care who gets the credit.”  

Barry leaves behind his wife Debby, two children, and two grandchildren.  

Alro Steel was founded in 1948 by brothers Al and Robert Glick. The company is a distributor of metals, industrial supplies, and engineering plastics. Alro is focused on offering cut-to-size metals and plastics with next day delivery to over 25,000 customers in North America. Alro operates over 70 locations in 12 states and provides a broad inventory of products under the following companies: Alro Steel, Alro Metals, Alro Metals Outlet, Alro Industrial Supply, and Alro Plastics.  Alro Steel news: