Sedalia, Missouri, May 12, 2021 – Nucor Steel Sedalia has been selected as the featured company for the 16th Annual Sedalia Showcase which will be held in Sedalia on August 19, 2021. The Sedalia Showcase was created by Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County in 2005 to highlight the grand businesses who call Sedalia home as well as celebrating Economic Development successes. Past Sedalia Showcase companies include Gardner Denver, Stanley Black & Decker, Maxion Wheels, Ditzfeld Transfer, WireCo, Inter-State Studios, Prysmian Group, ProEnergy, Duke Manufacturing, Zephyr, DeLong’s, Sierra Bullets, Starline Brass and LoadKing.
“We are excited to officially celebrate the successful launch of Nucor’s new facility here in Sedalia and Pettis County” said Rusty Kahrs, Board President-Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County. “Nucor has transformed 300 acres into the most technologically advanced steel mill in the world and we can’t wait to highlight their success during the Sedalia Showcase.”
Nucor announced in November of 2017 their selection of Sedalia, Missouri as the location for their new state of the art rebar steel mill which began operations in January of 2020. The Nucor Sedalia team currently consists of over 180 teammates and capital investment has exceeded the original projection of $250 million.
“We want to thank Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County for selecting Nucor Steel Sedalia as the featured company in the Annual Sedalia Showcase,” said Ron Kessel, General Manager of Nucor Steel Sedalia LLC. “We are proud to be a member of the local business community and appreciate the warm welcome we have received in our first year of operations.”
Sedalia and Pettis County have a rich history of supporting industrial businesses through company expansions and the establishment of new facilities. Home to over 70 manufacturing and industrial-related businesses, Sedalia and Pettis County are proud to highlight the significant economic impact these businesses have through the annual Sedalia Showcase event. The Sedalia Showcase brings together local, regional and statewide leadership from the private and public sector in the day-long event. The Sedalia Showcase serves as a great way to market the community for future economic development opportunities.
Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County specializes in marketing Sedalia and Pettis County, Missouri, to industrial companies that want to build new or relocate in the area, as well as retaining the existing industrial base.