CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Nucor Corporation’s (NYSE: NUE) Board of Directors has approved an expansion project which will add a coil paint line at the company’s sheet mill in Mississippi County, Arkansas. The new coil paint line will have a capacity of 250,000 tons per year and is expected to start up in the first half of 2022. “The new coil paint line will diversify our product and market mix by adding additional processing capability and will allow us to expand the value-added products we offer. We will be able to compete in new markets, such as roofing and siding, light fixtures and appliances, as well as strengthen our existing market position in HVAC, garage doors and service centers,” said Jay Henderson, Vice President & General Manager of Nucor Steel Arkansas. “This new line will also improve the quality and service we can provide to our pre-paint customers.” Nucor Steel Arkansas opened in 1992 and produces approximately 2,600,000 tons of hot-rolled sheet steel for automotive, appliance, construction, pipe and tube and many other applications. This capital investment will allow the mill to build a high-qua...