Continuing the Carnegie Way change, United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) reported further modifications to its North American Flat-Rolled businesses reporting structure as it takes the next necessary logical step in its transformation. Meeting its strategic objective to be a customer-centric, worldwide solutions provider with focused and effective accountability, the company’s flat-rolled facilities willreport through three consolidated and streamlined commercial entities, the platform for which was laid in late 2014.
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Mario Longhi, the CEO and President of United States Steel, said that the commercial companies have worked to put the company to reflect best innovation, solutions and customer service. This strategic measure to align businesses within the streamline commercial groups increases the company’s ability to better register the voice of the client, ensuring that they offer premium value and drive results in ever-changing industry.
The North American Flat-Rolled transformation will comprise the transition of operational management roles to the automotive, consumer, industrial, mining and service center commercial groups. Enterprise-wide operational businesses, including United States Steel’s commitment to quality and safety, will continue to be offered across the reporting divisions. The company’s flat-rolled facilities will persist to service and produce their current client and end markets throughout and after completion of this realignment, effective January 1, 2016.
Automotive Solutions, headed by Senior VP Jim Bruno, will continue to be located in Troy, Mich., at United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) Automotive Center. Bruno will now also look after Great Lakes Works in nearby River Rouge and Ecorse, the EGL at Dearborn, Midwest Plant in Portage, Ind., and PRO-TEC Coating Company. These facilities mainly serve the automotive segment and are a major part of developing offerings for the next-gen of advanced high-strength steels.Consumer Solutions, serving clients in the appliance, container, construction and packaging markets is mainly served by Mon Valley Works.