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Steel Dynamics Completes Acquisition of Vulcan Threaded Products


FORT WAYNE, Ind., Aug. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ/GS: STLD) today announced the completion of the acquisition of Vulcan Threaded Products, Inc. (“Vulcan”).  The purchase price for Vulcan and its real estate assets is $114 million on a debt free, cash free basis, including $30 million of estimated working capital, and has been…Learn More

Affirmative preliminary determination of “critical circumstances” for Thailand


Critical Circumstances can be determined by the Department of Commerce if there is a surge of merchandise that enters the US after a trade case has been filed. Because of a huge surge of threaded rod shipments from Thailand in October and November, the DOC has instructed U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to suspend…Learn More

Latest News on The Threaded Rod Trade Cases


We have recently received several rulings from the Department of Commerce and they have all been positive. They include a positive Countervailing Duty (CVD) ruling against India, a positive Anti-dumping ruling against Thailand (74%!) and a ruling of Critical Circumstances against Thailand. Hopefully these rulings will stem the tide of illegally dumped threaded rod from…Learn More

Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Petitions Filed Against Imports of Steel Threaded Rod From India and Thailand


Washington, D.C. — Today, the three largest producers of steel threaded rod in the United States – All America Threaded Products Inc. (“All America”) of Denver, Colorado; Bay Standard Manufacturing, Inc. (“Bay Standard”) of Brentwood, California; and Vulcan Threaded Products Inc. (“Vulcan”) of Pelham, Alabama – filed antidumping petitions against imports of steel threaded rod…Learn More

US sets preliminary dumping margins on steel threaded rod from China


The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has announced the preliminary results of the second administrative review of the antidumping order on certain steel threaded rod imports from China. The mandatory respondents, Chinese producer Jiaxing Brother Fastener Co., Ltd and its affiliated exporters, IFI & Morgan Ltd and RMB Fasteners Ltd received a preliminary dumping rate…Learn More


Bill Upton, President of Vulcan Steel Products was recently featured in a video published by the CBP called “Inside CBP Focuses on Trade Fraud”.


  Inside CBP, an in-house video production of the Customs and Border Patrol, recently featured Bill Upton, President of Vulcan Steel Products, in their expose discussing rampant Trade Fraud perpetrated by foreign companies and domestic importers. This type of customs fraud normally takes place in the form of illegal transshipments. A typical illegal transshipment occurs…Learn More


Vulcan Steel Employees Travel to Hackelburg, AL


A tornado touched down in Marion County, Alabama about 5 miles west of Hamilton, AL around 3:00 p.m. CDT on April 27th, leaving massive damage along its track. The storm would eventually reach the Hackleburg area, leveling many structures including a large plant operated by Wrangler. Well built homes were wiped cleanly from their foundations…Learn More

Coalition Commends Senate Finance Leadership for Commitment to Move Legislation to Enforce Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders


The Coalition to Enforce Antidumping & Countervailing Duty Orders (the “Coalition”) thanks Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch (R-UT) for their pledge to move legislation this year that will strengthen enforcement of antidumping and countervailing duty orders. The Senators expressed this commitment yesterday in response to an amendment offered…Learn More


Vulcan Employees Provide Tornado Relief


On April 27, 2011 a large wedge tornado tracked across Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, including the southern and eastern portions of Tuscaloosa around 5:10 p.m. CDT, and continued northeast. The tornado continued northeast towards Birmingham, downing thousands of trees. Several suburbs of Birmingham were severely damaged by the massive tornado as it tore through the west…Learn More

U.S. House of Representatives Resolution Supports Effective Enforcement of Trade Laws, Including Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders


Recognizing the harm done to injured U.S. companies, industries, and American workers Representatives Roy Blunt, Spencer Bachus, Sam Graves, Jo Ann Emerson, Todd Akin, and Blaine Luetkemeyer introduced House Resolution 1681 yesterday, supporting effective enforcement of United States trade laws. The resolution noted the blatant and widespread schemes of some unscrupulous foreign producers and certain…Learn More

Certain Steel Threaded Rod from China Injures U.S. Industry, says USITC


The United States International Trade Commission today determined that a U.S. industry is materially injured or threatened with material injury by reason of imports of certain steel threaded rod from China that the U.S. Department of Commerce has determined are sold in the United States at less than fair value. All six Commissioners voted in…Learn More