AK Steel Announces October 2007 Surcharges For Electrical and Stainless Steels

West Chester, OH, September 04, 2007—AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) has advised its customers that a $225 per ton surcharge will be added to invoices for electrical steel products shipped in October 2007.   October 2007 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 2007 purchase cost used to determine the October 2007 surcharges. 

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.