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Grade Development

Expert materials support for your automotive steel needs. Ask us about developing grades and qualifications to make precision parts.

Tier I-II-III Support

A single source for your supply chain, with solutions for steel at all levels. Talk to us about your challenges.

Framing

Door frames and other complex framing components made more efficiently.

Transmissions & Drive Trains

The highest quality steel you need when performance and reliability are critical.

Struts & Suspensions

High-strength steel that withstands shocks, weather, and other road conditions.

Wheels & Rims

The foundation of wheels and rims that are durable and resistant to impact and road damage.

Safety Components

When safety is everything, the right steel for seat belts, seat tracks, and airbag components.

GM 2021 AWARD

Major automaker honors us for long-term supplier excellence.

In a year of unprecedented upheaval in supply chain and pricing issues, for both suppliers and manufacturers, GM recognized Worthington with one of its highest honors: Supplier of the Year. We celebrate this achievement for the year just past, recognizing our own people for what they do every day—and will keep doing: exceeding customer requirements, providing innovative solutions, and maintaining the highest quality.

Expert support for automakers and suppliers.

Solve your biggest challenges, keep up with manufacturing, and stay ahead of the automotive market… with our 60+ years of experience.

Grade Development

Work with us to get exactly the grade you need.

It’s not just what’s in your steel—it’s how it’s treated. We have access to the widest range of raw materials available, and apply advanced processing methods to alter steel’s performance to fit your specs exactly. Exhaustive testing by our metallurgists proves that it will perform under required conditions. Ask us about developing exactly the grade that will meet your needs.

Serving Tiers I-II-III

Adding value at every step of the supply chain.

Worthington is your single-source solution provider for steel at all levels. We support Tier I, II, and III automotive programs, ensuring you meet stringent industry requirements for safety and strength. We also work with you to make your products better: including problem solving, lean exercises, and finding ways to increase the value of your product.

Price Hedging

Options to help you manage unpredictable pricing.

Many of our customers in the automotive industry find that unpredictable pricing and inventory in steel markets is a risk they can’t afford. We partner with you on strategic solutions that help protect your profit margins and minimize risk across the entire supply chain. Our white paper details key principles of price risk management and four strategies for approaching the issue.

Quick answers about managing price risk.

What is hedging? How can it help me? Get help to protect margins in a volatile market, with answers from our experts.

Success Story

Managing changes through volatile markets.

A major automaker relocated some manufacturing to the US after tariff negotiations.

 

Success Story

Managing changes through volatile markets.

We collaborated with them to understand the problem and help work with existing suppliers.

 

Success Story

Managing changes through volatile markets.

Linking and leveraging our creative thinking—as well as tons of steel. To solve the problem.

 

Success Story

Managing changes through volatile markets.

Our solutions helped align cost mechanisms and reduce their risk of steel price volatility…

 

SOLVED.

Custom Surface

It’s a match. This technical case study shows how we created a custom surface finish to help streamline the supply chain.

 

Steel For Automotive

We work harder. To make steel work better for you

Collaborate with us to adapt to changing consumer needs and government requirements, while maintaining the highest standards of quality and strength.

Explore our expanded electric vehicle capabilities.

Tempel, the largest maker of precision steel laminations in North America, serves the hybrid and EV markets. Visit their website to explore their products and capabilities.

USMCA Guidelines

A one-stop shop for North American sourcing.

The new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement](USMCA) holds automakers to new rules regarding auto production. With our partnerships, experience, and extensive knowledge of the domestic market, we can help you make a smooth transition with sourcing, and support you in changing—or shortening—your supply chain to increase manufacturing in North America. Download our summary of the USMCA guidelines.

Helpful Resources

 How much do you need? What are the specs?
More than half of the passenger vehicles on the road today have Worthington’s steel in them—in more than 50 parts of a vehicle.

Have Questions?

We have ears to listen. And experts who answer.