Arkansas Business

By Lance Turner

Nucor Corp. on Tuesday said it will add a $230 million cold mill to its Blytheville operation as it seeks to grow sales to the automotive market.

The company shared some of its plans with Blytheville city leaders last week when it requested a property tax abatement for the project. The full request could come before the city council Tuesday night, according to the Blytheville Courier News.

In a news release, Nucor said the mill would allow it to produce products it doesn't currently make, expanding its capability "to produce advanced high-strength, high-strength low-alloy, and motor lamination steel products."

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