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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
FORM 8‑K
CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
DATE OF REPORT - May 1, 2019
(Date of Earliest Event Reported)
AK STEEL HOLDING CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Commission File No. 1-13696

Delaware
 
31-1401455
(State of Incorporation)
 
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
 
 
 
 
 
 
9227 Centre Pointe Drive
West Chester, OH
 
45069
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (513) 425-5000
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Item 7.01
Regulation FD Disclosure.


On May 1, 2019, AK Steel Corporation issued a press release, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit No. 99.1 and incorporated by reference herein, announcing that members of the United Steel Workers (USW), Local 9545, have ratified a three year labor agreement covering about 220 hourly production and maintenance employees at the company’s Mountain State Carbon (MSC) cokemaking plant in Follansbee, West Virginia.



Item 9.01
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
 
 
 
(d)
Exhibit:
 
 
 
 
 
Press Release issued on May 1, 2019





SIGNATURES




Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.




 
AK STEEL HOLDING CORPORATION
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ Joseph C. Alter
 
 
 
Joseph C. Alter
 
 
 
Corporate Secretary
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dated: May 1, 2019
 
 
 




Exhibit


 
EXHIBIT 99.1
http://api.tenkwizard.com/cgi/image?quest=1&rid=23&ipage=12873005&doc=3
News Release
 
 
Contacts:
 
Media - Lisa H. Jester, Corporate Manager, Communications and Public Relations (513) 425-2510
Investors - Douglas O. Mitterholzer, General Manager, Investor Relations (513) 425-5215

USW Members Ratify Labor Agreement For AK Steel’s Mountain State Carbon Plant
West Chester, OH, May 1, 2019 - AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that members of the United Steel Workers (USW), Local 9545, have ratified a three year labor agreement covering about 220 hourly production and maintenance employees at the company’s Mountain State Carbon (MSC) cokemaking plant in Follansbee, West Virginia. The agreement will be in effect until April 30, 2022.
“We are pleased to have reached a labor agreement at Mountain State Carbon for our employees who continue to provide good quality and cost effective coke for our steelmaking operations,” said Roger K. Newport, Chief Executive Officer of AK Steel.
Mountain State Carbon produces furnace coke for steelmaking and also for coke foundries.
AK Steel
AK Steel is a leading producer of flat-rolled carbon, stainless and electrical steel products, primarily for the automotive, infrastructure and manufacturing, including electrical power, and distributors and converters markets. Through its subsidiaries, the company also provides customer solutions with carbon and stainless steel tubing products, die design and tooling, and hot- and cold-stamped components. Headquartered in West Chester, Ohio (Greater Cincinnati), the company has approximately 9,500 employees at manufacturing operations in the United States, Canada and Mexico, and facilities in Western Europe. Additional information about AK Steel is available at www.aksteel.com.

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