HAMILTON, ON, Nov. 29 /CNW/ - "Retaining our identity as Dofasco in
association with ArcelorMittal allows us to build on a reputation that has
taken many years to earn and is the result of the hard work and commitment of
generations of Dofasco employees," commented President and CEO Juergen
Schachler continued: "We are combining two names that stand for
leadership in the steel business: Dofasco, as Canada's foremost steelmaker,
and ArcelorMittal, the world's No. 1 steel company."
Schachler noted the fact that Dofasco has changed its name on other
occasions during its 95 year history: "Our company's name has changed in the
past, but what hasn't changed is the dedication and commitment of our people
who work tirelessly to make Dofasco a leader in the steel industry and in our
community. Our strength continues to be our people."
ArcelorMittal is the world's No. 1 steel company with 320,000 employees
in 60 countries. Dofasco is a leading North American steel producer and
supplier of high quality flat rolled steels.
For further information:
For further information: Andrew Sloan, (905) 548-7200 ext. 3105; Tom
Ferns, (905) 548-7200 ext. 3279