Nucor Corporation has purchased Summit Utility Structures and a related company, Sovereign Steel Manufacturing, producers of metal poles and other steel structures.

Following the deal, Nucor plans to establish a footprint to service all customers throughout North America.

“These acquisitions continue to position Nucor as the leader in steel and downstream steel products as part of our strategy to Grow the Core, Expand Beyond and Live Our Culture,” said Leon Topalian, CEO of Nucor Corporation. “We intend to grow these businesses to become the preferred solutions provider for utility transmission towers, substations, telecommunication towers and highway signage structures.”