Gerdau to shut its Joliet, Ill., rolling mill

Nov 13, 2013 | 05:43 PM | Corinna Petry

Tags  Gerdau Long Steel North America, Joliet facility, rolling mill, mill closure, Corinna Petry

CHICAGO — Gerdau Long Steel North America will shutter its rolling mill in Joliet, Ill., by year-end, a company spokeswoman told AMM Nov. 13.

"After careful analysis of the marketplace and production capabilities, Gerdau is closing its facility in Joliet, Ill., by the end of 2013. Unfortunately, the facility was not competitive for the business," the company said in a....

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