AK Steel Corp., West Chester, Ohio, plans to contribute $75 million to its pension trust fund in the first quarter, according to a news release.
The contribution will make up a significant portion of the company’s 2010 funding requirements, according to the news release.
Spokesman Alan H. McCoy could not be reached for comment.
Mr. McCoy said in October that the company plans to contribute at least $105 million to the plan in 2010.
The company’s defined benefit pension plans were valued at $2.98 billion as of Sept. 30, according to a Pensions & Investments estimate.