Nucor is one of North America’s largest raw materials recycler and the nation’s largest steel and steel products producer. The company employs over 26,000 people at more than 300 facilities, primarily located in North America. In Kentucky, Nucor and its affiliates employ approximately 2,000 people at numerous facilities.
The company recently completed Phase 1 of a massive Steel Gallatin mill near Ghent, Kentucky. The 396,000-square-foot tube mill in Ghent, Kentucky will provide capacity to produce 250,000 tons of steel tubing annually, including hollow structural section tubing, mechanical steel tubing and galvanized solar torque tubing. These products will serve the construction, infrastructure and renewable energy industries.