SINTON, Texas (AP)
- An Indiana company plans to build a $1.9 billion flat roll steel mill in
south Texas and create about 600 jobs.
Steel Dynamics Inc.
says the electric arc-furnace unit will be in Sinton, about 25 miles
northwest of Corpus Christi.
A company statement
Monday said the site is strategically located for the southwestern U.S. and
Mexico markets. Steel Dynamics President and CEO Mark Millett says the
company has been developing a flat roll steel business strategy for those
areas for several years.
say the mill will be able to produce up to 52 1/2-ton coils for the energy,
automotive, construction and appliance industries. The site has transport
access to railroads, highways and the Port of Corpus Christi.
begin next year.