Nucor acquires Magnatrax

August 27, 2007

Nucor Corp. has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Magnatrax Corp. via the merger of Magnatrax with a wholly owned subsidiary of Nucor, for a cash purchase price of approximately $280 million.

Operating through its seven fabricating plants along with the associated engineering service centers and transportation facilities located in various parts of the U.S., Magnatrax is a provider of custom-engineered metal building systems for the North American non-residential construction market. Through its American Buildings Co., Kirby Buildings Systems, Gulf States Manufacturers, and CBC Steel Buildings subsidiaries and divisions, Magnatrax primarily sells, engineers, and fabricates custom metal building systems, which include primary and secondary wall and roof panels, trim, and accessories.

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