Nucor Steel

Mayer, Kathy
September 2008
Indiana Business Magazine;Sep2008, Vol. 52 Issue 9, p61
The article focuses on the celebration of 20 years anniversary of Nucor Steel Corp. in Crawfordsville, Indiana. The company was the first steel mill to use a thin-slab casting method. In fact, the Crawfordsville mill was opened with a single caster. Within 20 years in the industry, Crawfordsville operations have produced more than 30 million tons of sheet steel.


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