March 15, 2005
AK Steel has advised its flat-rolled carbon steel customers that a $230 per ton surcharge will be added to invoices for products shipped in April 2005, an increase of $16 from March's surcharge of $214 per ton. The company also has advised its electrical steel customers that a $295 per ton surcharge will be added to invoices for electrical steel products shipped in April 2005, a decrease of $45 from the March surcharge of $340 per ton for those products. April surcharges for the company's stainless steel products can be found on the its web site.
The surcharges are based on reported prices for raw materials and energy used to manufacture the products, with the February 2005 purchase cost used to determine the April 2005 surcharges.