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Nucor Steel–Indiana

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As the first continuous thin-slab cast flat rolled steelmaking facility in the world, Nucor Steel–Indiana, Crawfordsville, Ind., has an annual capacity of 2,200,000 tons of hot rolled, cold rolled and galvanized products. The mill serves a broad range of customers, including service centers/processors, pipe and tube, construction, agricultural, electrical and others. The continuous thin-slab cast flat rolled steelmaking process transforms molten metal into hot band in an uninterrupted operation. The plant’s pickling and cold rolling operations have an annual capacity of 1.5 million and 1 million tons, respectively. Nucor Steel–Indiana has one of the most cost-effective galvanizing lines in the country, with an annual capacity of 375,000 tons. Nucor Steel–Indiana is the site of the world’s first commercial compact strip plant (CSP), built in 1989, as well as the site of the world’s first commercial Castrip® twin-roll carbon steel caster. The plant consists of a 6-stand hot mill and two downcoilers, a 1 million tpy cold mill and a hot-dip galvanizing line.