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Ferriola Named Steelmaker of the Year by the Association for Iron & Steel Technology

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Nucor Corporation NUE, -0.02% announced that the Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST) presented Nucor's Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, John Ferriola, with its Steelmaker of the Year award, recognizing his outstanding contributions to the steel industry. The award is given annually to recognize a steel industry leader who has had a significant impact on the global steel business. The award was presented at the President's Award Breakfast, one of the signature events of AISTech, in Pittsburgh on May 17, 2016.

Since the inception of the award in 1991, Ferriola is only the second industry leader to receive this honor twice. He was also named Steelmaker of the Year in 2009.

"John has successfully guided Nucor through tremendously challenging times for the steel industry," said Ron Ashburn, Executive...