Locations May Vary, But Our Quality Doesn’t

AK Steel's Quality Policy is to take a planned approach to continuous improvement of our products, processes and services to meet or exceed our customers' expectations 100% of the time.

AK Steel operates major steelmaking facilities in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and Pennsylvania. All of our steel plants have been awarded ISO/TS 16949 and ISO 9001 Quality Management System certification. All of our steel operations also hold certificates of registration under ISO 14001 for their environmental management systems.

Our individual plants have received a number of honors. Among the accolades, Butler Works has been recognized with the Top Operations and Plant in North America award. And, Middletown Works and Rockport Works each earned the prestigious North American Maintenance Excellence Award.

Productivity leads the industry
Our process and workforce that delivers consistent product quality translates directly into increased productivity and lower costs. Along the way we've amassed an impressive collection of industry records:

  • World record for tons produced -- Rockport Works Continuous Galvanizing/Galvannealing line
  • World's most productive cold mill -- Middletown Works
  • Most productive blast furnace in the world -- Middletown Works
  • World's most powerful cold mill -- Rockport Works
  • Most powerful coating lines in the world -- Middletown and Rockport Works
  • World's largest AOD (Argon Oxygen Decarburization) unit for refining specialty steels -- Butler Works
  • World record holders for casting stainless and carbon steels -- Ashland and Mansfield Works

The most flexible facilities
AK Steel has the most flexible facilities producing the most diversified product line in the domestic steel industry -- carbon, stainless and electrical steels.

  • Carbon MeltingCarbon Melting
    Ashland
    Middletown

  • Specialty MelthingSpecialty Melting
    Butler (Stainless/Electrical)
    Mansfield (Stainless)

  • Hot RollingHot Rolling
    Butler (Stainless/Electrical)
    Mansfield (Stainless)
    Middletown (Carbon/Stainless)

  • Cold RollingCold Rolling
    Butler (Stainless/Electrical)
    Coshocton (Stainless)
    Mansfield (Stainless)
    Rockport (Carbon/Stainless)
    Zanesville (Stainless/Electrical)

  • CoatingCoating
    Ashland
    Middletown (Carbon/Stainless)
    Rockport

  • Electrical ProcessingElectrical Processing
    Butler
    Zanesville

  • Stainless ProcessingStainless Processing
    Butler
    Coshocton
    Mansfield
    Middletown
    Rockport
    Zanesville