Steel: It's Gott to Be Good

Beset by a plethora of problems, the nation's steelmakers are pinning their hopes for the future on far-reaching technological advances. Accordingly, U.S. Steel, the industry leader, is now in the midst of a threeyear, $1.8 billion program to modernize its plants. With this stake in new production methods, U.S. Steel last week chose an up-from-the-mills operations man as its next president. He is Pittsburgh-born Edwin H. Gott, 59, the company's executive vice president for production, who on July 1 will become No. 2 man behind Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Roger M....

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