July 15, 2005
AK Steel has advised its flat-rolled carbon steel customers that a $183 per ton surcharge will be added to invoices for products shipped in August 2005. The company also has advised its electrical steel customers that a $115 per ton surcharge will be added to invoices for electrical steel products shipped in August 2005. August surcharges for all of 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 June 2005 purchase cost used to determine the August 2005 surcharges.