Our heritage of innovation spans more than 119 years, beginning in 1899 when the company’s predecessor, ARMCO, was incorporated in Middletown, Ohio. Over the past century, we have been a leader of innovation in the steel industry, provided jobs to hundreds of thousands of people and given back to our communities where our employees work and live.
AK Steel is a leading producer of flat-rolled carbon, stainless and electrical steel products, and carbon and stainless tubular products, primarily for the automotive, infrastructure and manufacturing, electrical power generation and distribution markets. Through its subsidiaries, the company also provides customer solutions with carbon and stainless steel tubing products, die design and tooling, and hot and cold stamped components.
Headquartered in West Chester, Ohio in Greater Cincinnati, the company has approximately 9,200 employees at manufacturing operations across seven states (Alabama, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia), as well as Canada and Mexico.
Roger K. Newport is AK Steel's Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. He was named CEO January 1, 2016.
AK Steel is a publicly held company traded over the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AKS and is a component of the FORTUNE 500 - aligning the company with many of the most prominent corporations in America.
AK Steel's 2017 revenues reached approximately $6.08 billion. Today, the company is focused on a strategy to ensure we are well positioned as an innovative steel solutions provider to create innovative products and processes that surpass the needs of our customers today and for the future.