NEW YORK Nucor
Corp. has increased its minimum base prices for steel sheet
products effective immediately, it told customers in a June 19
The letter follows a
move by several other producers late last week. Some customers
had already received calls from sales representatives of the
Charlotte, N.C.-based steel producer about the higher prices
last week, as reported by AMM (
amm.com, June 14).
New hot-rolled coil prices are $31.50 per hundredweight
($610 per ton) while cold-rolled and galvanized sheet is $36.50
per ton ($710 per ton).