October 1, 2008

U. S. Steel and Worthington Industries Complete Deal to Expand Worthington Specialty Processing Joint Venture

PITTSBURGH and COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United States Steel Corporation and Worthington Industries, Inc. announced today that they have completed the previously announced plan to expand and modify their current Worthington Specialty Processing joint venture.

For more information about U. S. Steel, visit http://www.ussteel.com/.

For more information about Worthington Industries, visit http://www.worthingtonindustries.com/.

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CONTACT: Media: John Armstrong, +1-412-433-6792, or Investors-Analysts:Dan Lesnak, +1-412-433-1184, both of U. S. Steel; or Media Relations: Cathy M.Lyttle, +1-614-438-3077, or Investor Relations: Allison Sanders,+1-614-840-3133, both of Worthington Industries

Web site: http://www.ussteel.com/http://www.worthingtonindustries.com/

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