Nucor Completes Acquisition of CHI Overhead Doors

CHARLOTTE, NC, June 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of CHI Overhead Doors (CHI) from KKR & Co. Inc. (NYSE: KKR) for $3.0 billion. CHI is a leading manufacturer of overhead doors for residential and commercial markets in the United States and Canada.

“We are very excited to welcome our CHI teammates to the Nucor team,” said Leon Topalian, President and Chief Executive Officer of Nucor Corporation. “They have built a tremendous business with strong growth prospects that is a natural fit with our capabilities. We look forward to working with their senior management team to execute the next phase of growth for CHI and Nucor.”

“For all CHI teammates and dealer partners, the opportunity to be part of Nucor going forward offers great potential for continued growth, supply-chain continuity and new business collaboration,” said Dave Bangert, who has served as CEO of CHI since 2016 and will continue to lead the business. “This is an exciting day for everyone associated with CHI as we aspire to be a vibrant member of the Nucor family living our collective culture.”

CHI manufactures overhead door products for the residential and commercial applications, as well as rolling steel and rubber doors for commercial and industrial customers. The company has approximately 800 teammates across two manufacturing plants in Arthur, Illinoisand Terre Haute, Indianaand regional warehouses located in California, Colorado, New Hampshire and New Jersey.

About Nucor

Nucor and its affiliates are manufacturers of steel and steel products, with operating facilities in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Products produced include: carbon and alloy steel — in bars, beams, sheet and plate; hollow structural section tubing; electrical conduit; steel racking; steel piling; steel joists and joist girds; steel deck; fabricated concrete reinforcing steel; cold finished steel; precision castings; steel fasteners; metal building systems; insulated metal panels; steel grating; and wire and wire mesh. Nucor, through The David J. Joseph Company, also brokers ferrous and nonferrous metals, pig iron and hot briquetted iron / direct reduced iron; supplies ferro-alloys; and processes ferrous and nonferrous scrap. Nucor is North America’s largest recycler.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements contained in this news release are “forward-looking statements” that involve risks and uncertainties which we expect will or may occur in the future and may impact our business, financial condition and results of operations. The words “anticipate,” “believe,” “expect,” “intend,” “project,” “may,” “will,” “should,” “could” and similar expressions are intended to identify those forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements reflect the Company’s best judgment based on current information, and, although we base these statements on circumstances that we believe to be reasonable when made, there can be no assurance that future events will not affect the accuracy of such forward- looking information. As such, the forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results may vary materially from the projected results and expectations discussed in this news release. Factors that might cause the Company’s actual results to differ materially from those anticipated in forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to: (1) competitive pressure on sales and pricing, including pressure from imports and substitute materials; (2) US and foreign trade policies affecting steel imports or exports; (3) the sensitivity of the results of our operations to prevailing market steel prices and changes in the supply and cost of raw materials, including pig iron, iron ore and scrap steel; (iv) the availability and cost of electricity and natural gas, which could negatively affect our cost of steel production or result in a delay or cancellation of existing or future drilling within our natural gas drilling programs; (5) critical equipment failures and business interruptions; (6) market demand for steel products, which, in the case of many of our products, is driven by the level of nonresidential construction activity in the United States; (7) impairment in the recorded value of inventory, equity investments, fixed assets, goodwill or other long-lived assets; (8) uncertainties surrounding the global economy, including excess world capacity for steel production, inflation and interest rate changes; (9) fluctuations in currency conversion rates; (10) Significant changes in laws or government regulations affect environmental compliance, including legislation and regulations that result in greater regulation of greenhouse gas emissions that could increase our energy costs, expenditure capitals and operating costs or cause one or more of our permits to be revoked or make it more difficult to obtain permit modifications; (11) the cyclical nature of the steel industry; (12) capital investments and their impact on our performance; (13) our safety performance; and (14) the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and any variants of the virus. These and other factors are discussed in Nucor’s regulatory filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including those in “Item 1A. Risk Factors” of Nucor’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2021. The forward-looking statements contained in this news release speak only as of this date, and Nucor does not assume any obligation to update them, except as may be required by applicable law.


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