Nucor Corp. will build a rebar micromill in Sedalia, Mo., about 90 miles east of Kansas City. The $250 million micromill project is expected to create 255 full-time jobs paying an average annual salary of approximately $65,000. The facility is expected to start up in 2019. This location will allow Nucor to take advantage of the abundant scrap supply in the immediate area provided by its scrap business, The David J. Joseph Company.
Rebar supply to the Kansas City, upper Midwestern and Plains markets currently travels long distances, giving the micromill in Sedalia a logistical advantage. This project will also create 450 temporary construction jobs.