AK Steel Announces Stainless Steel Price Increase

2 March 2017

AK Steel said today that it will increase base prices for all of its stainless steel products, effective with shipments on April 3, 2017. For commodity sheet and strip, specialty sheet and strip, and pipe and tube sheet and strip products, the increase will be achieved through a reduction in the functional discount of two percentage points. For all remaining stainless steel products, including automotive sheet and strip, base prices will be increased by $40 per ton.