Gerdau will meet Ontario customers' needs

Aug 08, 2013 | 07:02 PM | Samuel Frizell

Tags  Gerdau Long Steel North America, melt shop, billets, Cambridge, Whitby, rolling mill, Samuel Frizell

NEW YORK — Gerdau Long Steel North America’s decision to idle its Cambridge, Ontario, melt shop and lay off 100 workers will not affect customer orders, the company told AMM Aug. 8.

The Cambridge melt shop will ramp down production over the next several weeks, a company spokesman said, but the facility’s rolling mill will continue to produce finished product using billet supplied from Gerdau’s Whitby, Ontario, melt shop. ....





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