AK Steel Closing Its Doors

A facility that has been sitting still since 2015 will officially close by the end of 2019. Ashland Mayor Steve Gilmore says officials with AK Steel say they will be closing the plant. Gilmore says this will directly impact about 200 people.Gilmore tells WSAZ the company has been able to relocate around 170 people over the last few years since the plant idled. The hope is the remaining 200 employed will be relocated. They will also be offered severance packages.

Source: MG News

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