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About this Location

Rockport Works is located on the Ohio River, near Rockport, Indiana. Rockport Works has an 80” wide galvanizing line which is the widest in the United States. The hot-dip galvanizing and galvannealing line incorporates revolutionary proprietary technologies, including induction transition heating, which provides rapid, accurate annealing temperature control.

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Production Facilities
  • Carbon and stainless continuous pickling line
  • Stainless continuous annealing and pickling line
  • Carbon and stainless continuous cold mill
  • Continuous hot-dip galvanizing and galvannealing line
  • Hydrogen annealing and temper rolling facilities

Steels from Rockport Works include a full range of cold-rolled carbon, coated, and stainless steels in the annealed and pickled or temper-rolled surface conditions. Product offerings include a wide variety of Advanced High-Strength Steels (AHSS).

  • Carbon and Stainless Cold-rolled steels produced on the only cold mill in the world designed to tandem-roll austenitic and ferritic grades of stainless steel, as well as carbon steel.
  • Hot-Dip Galvanized ZINCGRIP® products provide a tight metallurgical bond between the coating and substrate, offering the strength and formability of steel plus the corrosion protection of zinc.
  • Enameling Steels (VIT-PLUS® and I-F Enameling Steel) provide characteristics including formability, surface finish, and gauge and flatness tolerances for enameling.
  • Hot Dip Galvannealed ZINCGRIP® GA steel products are continuously coated on both sides with zinc, then induction heated to alloy the zinc with the substrate, creating a zinc-iron coating.
Markets Served
  • Automotive
  • Appliance
  • Heating
  • Ventilation and air conditioning
  • Distribution for carbon and stainless
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Rockport Works has earned IATF 16949, ISO-9001 and Ford Q1 Quality certifications. The plant is also a recipient of several customer quality awards, including “GM's Supplier of the Year Award” and Toyota's “Superior Quality and Delivery Award”.