AK Investing $180 Million to Upgrade Specialty Mills

November 2007
Metal Center News;Nov2007, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p45
Trade Publication
The article reports that AK Steel Corp. has approved the capital investments to lower its costs and increase the capacity of its steel operations in Butler, Pennsylvania and Zanesville, Ohio. It is inferred that the project has a total cost of $180 million including the new electric arc furnace, ladle metallurgy furnace, and electric steel finishing equipment. The project is expected to help the company meet the demands as well as increase carbon steel production in Butler.


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