German steel will be used in new World Trade Center
At a time of high U.S. unemployment, ManufactureThis frequently cites the need for:
- a revitalization of America's manufacturing base;
- the use of Buy America policy whenever possible for infrastructure projects and public works.
It's a real bummer, then, to have to report that the new World Trade Center will feature German-made steel for its outer facade.
German steelmaker ThyssenKrupp has announced that its subsidiary ThyssenKrupp Nirosta will supply stainless steel for the ‘One World Trade Center' (1 WTC) that is being built in New York. According to a ThyssenKrupp release, the corners of the skyscraper's facade will be edged with stainless steel produced at ThyssenKrupp's Nirosta Dillenburg plant.
Learn more about the importance of Buy America policy to the U.S. economy.
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