ROUGE STEEL, DEARBORN

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The RiverRouge plant was builtin 1917 Dearborn, Michigan. The mill once employed up to 100000 people.
The Ford River Rouge plant was remarkable with the unique vertical integration of its production cycle.
From iron ore to rubber and glass any kind of raw materials could be processed on ground and could be transformed into finished cars in less than 50 hours.
In 1989 the Ford company sold its integrated steel production to the Rouge Steel Co. which was taken over by Russian Severstal in 2004.

 
 

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