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Chaparral Steel (Abridged)
Examines a major capacity expansion proposal of Chaparral Steel, a steel minimill. Gives students the opportunity to evaluate the proposed expansion in the context of the competitive environment, market demand, technological choice, and the demands of a global industry. Also challenges them to analyze the proposal's implications for manufacturing strategy, technological innovation, market share, and company finances.
Clark, Kim B. "Chaparral Steel (Abridged)." Harvard Business School Case 687-045, January 1998. (Revised from original December 1986 version.)