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German Company Eyeing Arkansas as Site for Potential Steel Plant

AUGUST 11, 2006 - Posted at 4:44 p.m. CDT

 

BERLIN (AP) - A German industrial conglomerate says it wants to build a $3 billion steel plant complex in the southern United States. 

ThyssenKrupp says it has not determined the site for the plant project, but says potential locations in Alabama, Arkansas and Louisiana have been identified.  The company makes steel, automotive parts and elevators.  Arkansas economic developers also have been lobbying for an automotive plant in the eastern part of the state.

(Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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