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Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) announced that The
Charlotte Chamber of Commerce presented Nucor Executive Chairman
Dan DiMicco with its prestigious Citizen of the Carolinas Award at its annual meeting on December 3rd. DiMicco received the award for his leadership within the steel industry and for his significant contributions to manufacturing in the region and nationwide.
In his acceptance remarks, DiMicco noted that his success was the result of all his Nucor teammates lifting him up on their shoulders. He also spoke about the importance of leadership in dealing with crises in business and in government and urged our political leaders to pull people together to deal with today's most pressing crisis – getting people back to work.
"I am honored to receive this award from the
Charlotte Chamber of Commerce," DiMicco said. "At Nucor, an award like this is really a team award. The success I have enjoyed at Nucor is the result of the effort put in by each teammate to grow our company and make it into not only a great
North Carolina company, but a great company in communities across the entire country."
Charlotte Chamber of Commerce has presented the Citizen of the Carolinas Award since 1990. It is the highest award the Chamber gives to an individual. DiMicco joins a list of distinguished past winners that include the Rev.
Marian Wright Edelman,
Julius Chambers and
Leon and Sandra Levine.
Nucor and affiliates are manufacturers of steel products, with operating facilities primarily in the U.S. and
Canada. Products produced include: carbon and alloy steel -- in bars, beams, sheet and plate; steel piling; steel joists and joist girders; steel deck; fabricated concrete reinforcing steel; cold finished steel; steel fasteners; metal building systems; steel grating and expanded metal; and wire and wire mesh. Nucor, through The David J. Joseph Company, also brokers ferrous and nonferrous metals, pig iron and HBI/DRI; supplies ferro-alloys; and processes ferrous and nonferrous scrap. Nucor is
North America's largest recycler.
SOURCE Nucor Corporation