A Leader In Production
- Since 1892, Ohio has held fast to its position as a leader in steel production.
- The State of Ohio’s Steel Industry, a 2012 report prepared by Cleveland State University for the Council, ranks Ohio second only to Indiana in raw steel production by states.
- Ohio value-added steel production and processing are estimated at $6.18 billion.
|Figures should be treated as averages per year, unless otherwise noted.|
|OHIO STEEL PRODUCERS*|
|Steel production (tons)||$14.5 million|
|Capital investment||$315.4 million|
|Environmental investment/operation costs||$168.5 million|
|Healthcare spending||$176 million|
|Charitable contributions||$5.3 million|
|Scrap used in steel production (tons)||$7.8 million|
|Training/education spending||$4.4 million|
|Energy costs (electricity)||$250.5 million|
|Energy costs (natural gas)||$615 million|
*Based on data collected from members of the Ohio Steel Council.