Nucor Corp. acquired TrueCore LLC, an insulated metal panel manufacturing company with a facility in Laurens, S.C. TrueCore produces insulated metal panels serving the cold storage market, with future plans for additional industrial applications.

TrueCore currently has 26 employees and will become part of Nucor Buildings Group. The company says it already has plans to add insulated roof panels and a line of fire-rated panels to its product portfolio. TrueCore will also begin construction on new facilities to serve the Western and Midwestern markets in the coming months. 

Nucor and its affiliates are manufacturers of steel and steel products, with operating facilities in the United States, Canada and Mexico.