U.S. Steel to Invest $750 Million at Gary Works
By Metal Center News Staff
on Aug 21, 2018
U.S. Steel Corp., will invest $750 million at its Gary Works facility. The investment to modernize and enhance the facility is part of U.S. Steel’s $2 billion asset revitalization program.
The investment program at Gary includes the installation of new production equipment, machinery, and modernizing technology to better serve customers in the automotive, energy, industrial, metal building components, home construction, appliance and container industries, company officials said.
“We are pleased to be making this significant investment at Gary Works, which will improve the facility’s environmental performance, bolster our competitiveness and benefit the local community for years to come,” said David B. Burritt, president and CEO of U.S. Steel. “Through the skill and determination of our employees, support from the state and city, without which this project would not be possible, and favorable trade policies with the strong Section 232 national security action on steel imports, we are experiencing a renaissance at U.S. Steel.”
Located on the south shore of Lake Michigan, Gary Works is U.S. Steel’s largest manufacturing plant and the largest integrated steel mill in North America. Gary Works has been in operation in Northwest Indiana since 1908. Comprised of both steelmaking and finishing facilities, Gary Works has an annual raw steelmaking capability of 7.5 million net tons. The facility provides more than 3,800 full-time jobs and manufactures sheet products, strip mill plate in coils and tin products.