May 16, 2005
AK Steel has advised its flat-rolled carbon steel customers that a $213 per ton surcharge will be added to invoices for products shipped in June 2005. The company also has advised its electrical steel customers that a $170 per ton surcharge will be added to invoices for electrical steel products shipped in June 2005. June 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 April 2005 purchase cost used to determine the June 2005 surcharges.