Media Advisory - Nucor Groundbreaking Ceremony on First Vulcraft Canada Production Facility

ANCASTER, ON, June 1, 2016 /CNW/ - Nucor Corporation executives and teammates will be hosting a groundbreaking ceremony for its new steel products manufacturing facility, Vulcraft Canada, Inc. The event is scheduled for Friday, June 3 at 10 a.m. at the building site in Ancaster, Ontario.

The new Vulcraft facility will employ approximately 50 teammates, and will manufacture joists, joist girders, and steel decking for the Central and Eastern Canadian markets. Product fabrication is expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2016.

Among those scheduled to participate are Member of Parliament Filomena Tassi; Tom Batterbee, General Manager of Vulcraft Canada, Inc. and Vulcraft New York, Inc.; Mike Fernie, Operations Manager of Vulcraft Canada, Inc.; Vulcraft customers and teammates, and other provincial and local elected officials.

Please note that refreshments will be served.



June 3, 2016


10:00 a.m. 


1362 Osprey Drive, Ancaster, ON


Media is invited to attend. There will be a photo opportunity.

About Vulcraft Canada
Vulcraft Canada, Inc. is a whollyowned subsidiary of Nucor Corporation. Nucor's start in the steel business began when it purchased the Vulcraft Corporation, a South Carolina maker of steel joists and joist girders. Today, the Vulcraft/Verco Group has 10 facilities in the United States and is the nation's largest producer of steel joists and deck.

About Nucor
Nucor and its affiliates are manufacturers of steel products, with operating facilities primarily in the U.S. and Canada. Products produced include: carbon and alloy steel – in bars, beams, sheet and plate; steel piling; steel joists and joist girders; steel deck; fabricated concrete reinforcing steel; cold finished steel; steel fasteners; metal building systems; steel grating; and wire and wire mesh. Nucor, through The David J. Joseph Company, also brokers ferrous and nonferrous metals, pig iron and HBI/DRI; supplies ferroalloys; and processes ferrous and nonferrous scrap. Nucor is North America's largest steelmaker and recycler.



For further information: and to RSVP, please contact: Alexandra Evershed, Prospectus Associates, 613-293-5700

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