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2014-09-16 16:22:38

Summary of Benefits: WEST CHESTER, Ohio, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that it has completed its acquisition of Severstal North America's integrated steelmaking assets located in Dearborn, Michigan. The transaction also included a cokemaking facility and interests in three joint ventures that process flat-rolled steel products. AK Steel said that it paid $707 million in cash for the acquisition, which includes $314 million for working...

2014-08-01 12:23:02

Name change coincides with acquisition of company by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice-managed fund WILMINGTON, Del., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashland Water Technologies has a new name - Solenis. Rooted in "solutions" and "genesis," the name underscores the company's mission to be at the source - the genesis - of solutions for its customers. The name change coincides with the acquisition of Ashland Water Technologies by a fund managed by private investment firm Clayton, Dubilier &...

2014-07-25 12:22:42

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that Sheri H. Edison has been elected to its Board of Directors, effective August 1, 2014. Ms. Edison currently is Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Bemis Company, Inc. In this capacity, she is responsible for all global legal operations of Bemis Company, as well as information technology, enterprise risk management and global compliance. Ms. Edison came to Bemis Company from...

2014-07-21 04:20:43

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Severstal North America's integrated steelmaking assets located in Dearborn, Michigan for $700 million in cash. The acquisition also includes a cokemaking facility and interests in three joint ventures that process flat-rolled steel products. Summary of Benefits: -- Increased scale enhances company's ability to better serve customers -- Highly modernized...

2014-06-24 16:22:32

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that it will increase base prices for all of its stainless steel products, effective with shipments on July 6, 2014. AK Steel said that all automotive grades will be increased by $40 per ton, and that all non-automotive grades will be increased by $200 to $300 per ton, depending on the product. Surcharges for the broad range of stainless steel products that AK Steel produces will remain in effect, and...

2014-06-11 16:22:31

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that it plans to release its second quarter 2014 financial results before the opening of trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. AK Steel will also provide live listening access on the Internet to its earnings conference call to be held at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time on July 29, 2014. Access to the webcast will be available from the home page of the company's website at...

2014-06-10 08:23:51

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) Local 1943 have ratified a new 42-month labor agreement covering about 1,700 hourly production and maintenance employees at the company's Middletown (OH) Works. "We are pleased to have reached a competitive labor agreement with our unionized employees at our Middletown Works," said James L. Wainscott, Chairman,...

2014-05-30 16:22:06

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that its Board of Directors has approved the promotion of the following Executive Officers, effective May 30, 2014. -- David C. Horn, 62, has been named Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Administrative Officer, and Secretary. Mr. Horn was previously the company's Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. -- Roger K. Newport, 49, has been named Senior Vice...

2014-05-19 12:23:06

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Walbridge, Ohio plant of AK Tube LLC, a subsidiary of AK Steel (NYSE: AKS), has been recognized for outstanding safety performance by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation, Division of Safety and Hygiene. The recognition is part of a collaborative safety awareness program established by the Northwest Ohio Safety Council. "We are honored to be recognized by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation, Division of Safety and...

2014-05-16 16:22:26

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that the U.S. Department of Commerce has announced its preliminary determinations that imports of non-oriented electrical steel ("NOES") from China, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Sweden and Taiwan are being sold at less than fair value ("dumped") in the United States. As a result, the Commerce Department will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection ("CBP") to begin requiring U.S. importers of NOES...


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