mission determines that dumped
and/or unfairly subsidized U.S. imports of fabricated structural steel
from Canada, China, and Mexico
are causing injury to the U.S. industry, Commerce will impose duties
on those imports in the amount of
dumping and/or unfair subsidization found to exist.
for a fact sheet on these initiations.
Sage Metals acquires Jayco Mfg.
Specialty metal products manufacturer Sage Metals Private Ltd., a
portfolio company of Delos Capital based in Delhi, India, has announced the acquisition of Jayco
Mfg. LLC, Grand Prairie, Texas,
which provides assembly, integration, and production of precision
custom metal formed components.
The combined company will continue to serve its customers as a
global supply chain partner with
expanded product offerings and
Nucor Steel Tuscaloosa selects
Primetals Technologies for
plate mill upgrades
Nucor Steel Tuscaloosa Inc. has selected Primetals Technologies to
upgrade its plate mill in Alabama.
The upgrade includes a new Power
Coiler downcoiler with four wrapper roll design, which will enable
this facility to produce heavier line
pipe gauges for the energy industry. The project is scheduled for
completion in Q1 2020.
The downcoiler can handle
steel and 1-in.-thick line pipe grades
at up to 102 in. wide. The scope of
supply also includes runout tables,
a new coil handling area, an inspection line with shear, hydraulics,
banders, markers, and an upgrade
to the Level 1 automation system.
Nucor Steel Tuscaloosa is one of
three plate mills operated by Nucor
Corp. that produce plate for manufacturers of barges, bridges, heavy
equipment, tanks, ships, and wind
U.S. Department of Commerce
initiates duty investigations of fabricated
structural steel imports
The U.S. Department of Commerce has initiated new
antidumping duty and countervailing duty investigations to determine whether fabricated structural steel
from Canada, China, and Mexico is being sold in the
U.S. at less than fair value and to find if producers in
those countries are receiving unfair subsidies.
These investigations were initiated based on petitions filed by American Institute of Steel Construction
Full Member Subgroup (Chicago) on Feb. 4, 2019. The
alleged dumping margins are 30. 41 percent for Canada,
222.35 percent for China, and 30. 58 percent for Mexico.
In addition, there are 44 subsidy programs alleged for
Canada, 26 for China, and 19 for Mexico.
If Commerce makes an affirmative finding in these
investigations, and if the U.S. International Trade Com-