Steel Dynamics to Acquire Roca Acero

Steel Dynamics, Inc announced that as part of its North American raw material procurement strategy, the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the equity interest of ROCA ACERO S.A. de C.V. to be funded with available cash. ROCA is headquartered in Monterrey, Mexico and operates a ferrous and nonferrous scrap metals recycling business. ROCA’s primary operations are comprised of four scrap processing facilities, strategically positioned near high-volume industrial scrap sources located throughout Central and Northern Mexico. These combined facilities currently ship approximately 575,000 gross tons of scrap annually and have an estimated annual processing capability of approximately 850,000 gross tons.

Courtesy of Steel Dynamics.

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