Nucor to invest $125 million to produce transmission towers in Alabama

March 3, 2023
The $125 million investment will be used to build a manufacturing facility near the Nucor Steel Decatur sheet steel mill and generate 200 new jobs over the next four years.

Nucor Towers & Structures, a business unit of Nucor Corporation, plans to build a transmission tower production plant in Decatur, Alabama. The $125 million investment will be used to build a manufacturing facility near the Nucor Steel Decatur sheet steel mill and generate 200 new jobs over the next four years. According to the company, the new facility will utilize automation, as well as straight-line production and advanced hot-dip galvanizing operations.

In a recent quote, Governor Kay Ivey said, “Alabama offers world-class companies like Nucor all the advantages they need to find success, including a skilled workforce, a pro-business environment and a solid support system. This investment project is a win for Nucor, Decatur and all of Alabama.”

Leon Topalian, Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer of Nucor Corporation, added, "We are very excited to be building this new tower production plant in Alabama, where Nucor has a long history and presence throughout the state. As America's most diverse industrial manufacturer of steel products, we will be able to efficiently supply this new plant, helping to ensure that our nation's critical energy and digital infrastructure is built with the cleanest, most sustainable steel in the world."

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