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AK Steel Announces Stainless Steel Price Increase

11/25/2013 - AK Steel will increase base prices for some of its specialty stainless steel products, effective with shipments on 1 January 2014.
The products include:
  • All martensitic products
  • All precipitation hardening (PH) products
  • All tensile rolled products
  • All duplex products
  • All bright annealed products
  • All custom melt products or grades that are specific to AK Steel
AK Steel said the increase will be achieved through a discount reduction of two percentage points.
Surcharges for the broad range of stainless steel products that AK Steel produces will remain in effect, the company said.