Ternium SA is incorporated in Luxembourg December 22, 2003. The Company is a steel company in Latin America. The Company is engaged in manufacturing and processing flat and long steel products for customers active in the construction, home appliances, capital goods, container, food, energy and automotive industries. The Company is organized into two reportable segments: Steel and Mining. The Steel segment includes the sales of steel products and the Mining segment includes the sales of iron ore products, which are inter-company. The Company manufacture and processes value-added steel products, including galvanized and electro-galvanized sheets, pre-painted sheets, tinplate, welded pipes, hot-rolled flat products, cold-rolled products, bars and wire rods as well as slit and cut-to-length offerings through its service centers. Its customers range from companies to businesses operating in the construction, automotive, home appliances, capital goods, and container, food and energy industries. The Company sells its steel products in the regional markets of the Americas. The Company's operations are subject to a broad range of environmental laws, regulations, permit requirements and decrees relating to the protection of human health and the environment, including laws and regulations relating to land use; air emissions; wastewater treatment and discharges; the use, handling and disposal of hazardous or toxic materials and the handling and disposal of solid wastes.