AK Steel Announces October Surcharges For Electrical and Stainless Steels

Middletown, OH, September 11, 2006—AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) has advised its customers that a $290 per ton surcharge will be added to invoices for electrical steel products shipped in October 2006.   October 2006 surcharges for the broad range of stainless steel products that AK Steel produces can be found on the company’s web site at www.aksteel.com.  

AK Steel’s surcharges are based on reported prices for raw materials and energy used to manufacture the products, with the August 2006 purchase cost used to determine the October 2006 surcharges. 

Headquartered in Middletown, Ohio, AK Steel produces flat-rolled carbon, stainless and electrical steel products, as well as carbon and stainless tubular steel products, for automotive, appliance, construction and manufacturing markets.