AK Steel Announces Price Increase For Carbon Steel Products

Wed Feb 27, 2013 9:15am EST

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WEST CHESTER, Ohio,  Feb. 27, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said
today that it will increase current spot market base prices for all carbon
flat-rolled steel products by a minimum of  $50  per ton, effective immediately
with new orders.

AK Steel  

AK Steel produces flat-rolled carbon, stainless and electrical steels, primarily
for automotive, infrastructure and manufacturing, construction and electrical
power generation and distribution markets.  The company employs about 6,100 men
and women in  Middletown,  Mansfield,  Coshocton  and  Zanesville, Ohio; 
Butler, Pennsylvania;  Ashland, Kentucky;  Rockport, Indiana; and its corporate
headquarters in  West Chester, Ohio.  Additional information about AK Steel is
available on the company's web site at  www.aksteel.com. 

AK Tube LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of AK Steel, employs about 300 men and
women in plants in  Walbridge, Ohio  and Columbus, Indiana.  AK Tube produces
carbon and stainless electric resistance welded (ERW) tubular steel products for
truck, automotive and other markets.  Additional information about AK Tube LLC
is available on its web site at  www.aktube.com.    

AK Coal Resources, Inc., another wholly-owned subsidiary of AK Steel, controls
and is developing metallurgical coal reserves in  Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
 AK Steel also owns 49.9% of Magnetation LLC, a joint venture headquartered in 
Grand Rapids, Minnesota, which produces iron ore concentrate from previously
mined ore reserves.     


Media - Barry L. Racey, Director, Government and Public Relations,
+1-513-425-2749, or Investors - Albert E. Ferrara, Jr., Senior Vice President,
Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations, +1-513-425-2888

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