NEW YORK Outokumpu
Stainless USA LLC has raised most of its stainless steel
surcharges for March, in line with similar hikes announced
recently by other domestic producers.
The Calvert, Ala.-based company
set its March surcharges at 81.05 cents per pound for Type 304,
up 3.3 percent from 78.46 cents in February; 51.75 cents per
pound for Type 201, up 2.3 percent from 50.60 cents; and
$1.1437 per pound for Type 316, up 2.2 percent from $1.1187.
Its surcharge for Type 430 material, which contains no nickel,
has been set at 21.53 cents per pound, down 1.4 percent from
21.83 cents in February.
West Chester, Ohio-based AK Steel Corp., Ghent, Ky.-based
North American Stainless Inc. and Brackenridge, Pa.-based ATI
Allegheny Ludlum Corp. announced their March surcharges earlier
this month (amm.com,
Feb. 21 and