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Who We Are

Nucor is North America’s most diversified and sustainable steel and steel products company. Our team is forged around a vision for leading our industry by providing unparalleled customer care, building trusted partnerships and creating sustained value.

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Our Mission

Our challenge is to become the world’s safest steel company.

We live each day with gratitude for the families, customers and partners that make our work possible.

Executing Our Mission

With a firm commitment to our team members, and a variety of benefits and performance incentives, it’s easy to see why Nucor is named one of America’s best employers.

  1. Safety

    We will be the safest company in the world.
  2. Teamwork

    We build partnerships based on integrity and trust with every teammate, partner and customer to ensure mutual long-term success.
  1. Quality

    We will be the highest quality, lowest cost, most productive team in the business.
  2. Strength

    We maintain unmatched financial strength through a relentless focus on profitability.
  1. Environment

    We are committed to the environment and our local communities.

Our Family's Values

Every Nucor teammate lives and works together by the same core principles.

Integrity / Trust

Integrity / Trust

The fastest way to learn from a mistake is to own it. The surest way to win our customers’ trust is to deliver on our promises. Nucor encourages and rewards both.

Teamwork

Teamwork

We build partnerships based on integrity and trust with every teammate, partner and customer to ensure mutual long-term success.

OPEN COMMUNICATION

OPEN COMMUNICATION

For us, open communication is less like an ideal and more like a policy. We believe in the value of open and honest communication at all levels of our company.

PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY

PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY

As a company, we control our fate. As teammates, we control our decisions, our actions and our success. Every Nucor teammate knows their team is depending on them to get the job done.

OPTIMISM

OPTIMISM

The steel industry is cyclical; we look at downturns as opportunities to prepare for rebounds. We embrace challenges as a team because negativity is counterproductive.

INNOVATIVE / WILLING TO CHANGE

INNOVATIVE / WILLING TO CHANGE

Nucor revolutionized the steel industry by taking risks and challenging the status quo. From the factory floor to the board room, flexibility is a key to our success.

TREAT PEOPLE THE RIGHT WAY

TREAT PEOPLE THE RIGHT WAY

You can’t go wrong doing the right thing. Here, we treat people like family.

CAN-DO ATTITUDE

CAN-DO ATTITUDE

In our early days, we earned a reputation for being the little steel company that could. Today, we remain focused on finding ways to say “yes” to each challenge we face.

WORK ETHIC

WORK ETHIC

At Nucor, believing in a hard day’s work will never be old fashioned. We reward our teammates for their hard work, and they are among the most productive in the industry.

PRIDE IN WHAT WE DO

PRIDE IN WHAT WE DO

Every ton of steel has a purpose, and our steel is made to last. Our product is the foundation of America’s future – that’s something to be proud of.

Employee Relations

  1. Pay-for-Performance

    People perform better when they are rewarded for a job well done. That’s why every Nucor teammate’s compensation is based on a pay-for-performance system tied to productivity. It’s no surprise we are one of the most productive steel companies in the world with industry-leading compensation.
  2. Right to be Treated Fairly

    We work hard to ensure our teammates know they will be treated fairly at all times, regardless of tenure, position or any other factor. In fact, this is why we call them teammates.
  3. Avenue of Appeal

    Nucor teammates always have a right to be heard, including the right to review and appeal decisions to the general manager or corporate office.
  4. Do Your Job Well, Have It Tomorrow

    We strive to provide job security, knowing it inspires confidence in the work our teammates do every day. In addition, we have a long-standing practice of not laying off our teammates due to a lack of work.

Brand Family

Nucor is North America’s most diversified producer of steel and steel products. Our brand family ranges from the raw materials to finished steel products. Learn more about the Nucor family by exploring our brands.

THE BEGINNING: VULCRAFT & NUCOR

NUCOR GROWS: OUR FAMILY OF BRANDS

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