Nucor Corporation is an American producer of steel and steel products headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States.

   Nucor can trace its roots back to 1905 when Ransom E. Olds, founder of Olds Motor Vehicle Company (which later became Oldsmobile, part of General Motors Corporation), formed REO Motor Company, which evolves into the Nuclear Corporation of America and ultimately Nucor.

   The company produces the following range of products: Steel, Steel Products, and Raw Materials.


   The Steel segment involves merchant bar & rebar, engineered bar, structural steel, carbon steel plate, and sheet steel products and technologies.

Steel Products

   The Steel Products segment focuses on specialty steel products manufactured for a wide variety of applications for cold finish, highway & agriculture, metal building systems, rebar fabrication, rebar distribution, joists, decking, fasteners, grating, piling, pipe & tube, abrasion-resistant solutions, and wire products.

Raw Materials

The Raw Materials segment involves scrap processing & brokerage.


  • Nucor
  • Vulcraft
  • American Buildings Company (ABC)
  • CBC Steel Buildings
  • The David J. Joseph Company (DJJ)
  • Kirby Building Systems
  • Laurel Steel
  • Harris Steel Group
  • Skyline Steel, LLC (doing business as Nucor Skyline)
  • POK
  • TrueCore

   With more than 26,000 employees, Nucor Corporation is considered one of the largest producers of steel and steel products in America, and one of the largest recyclers in North America. According to Forbes, it is considered one of the top 2000 largest public companies in the world.

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