June 4, 2013
The Walbridge, Ohio, plant of AK Tube LLC, a subsidiary of AK Steel, has been recognized for outstanding safety performance by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation, Division of Safety and Hygiene. The recognition is part of a collaborative safety awareness program established by the Northwest Ohio Safety Council.
The plant received its fifth 100% Award for Safety for operating all of 2012 without any lost-time injuries or illnesses. In addition, the plant received its fourth Special Award for Safety for operating 1,115,335 labor-hours without a lost-time injury between March 17, 2009, and Dec. 31, 2012.
AK Tube produces carbon and stainless electric resistance welded (ERW) tubular steel products for truck, automotive, and other markets.