Ternium S.A. (Ternium) is a steel producer in Latin America. The Company manufactures and processes a broad range of value-added steel products, including hot-dipped galvanized and electro-galvanized sheets, pre-painted sheets, tinplate, steel pipes and tubular products, hot-rolled coils and sheets, cold-rolled products, bars and wire rods as well as slit and cut-to-length offerings through its service centers. The Company operates in two segments: Steel and mining. Its customers range from global companies to small businesses operating in the construction, automotive, home appliances, capital goods, container, food and energy industries. As of December 31, 2012, the Company�s annual production capacity was approximately 10.8 million tons of finished steel products and 4.4 million tons of iron ore .