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*** Exercise Your Right to Vote *** Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on May 18, 2017 STEEL DYNAMICS, INC. You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the above named company. This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares. This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. You may view the proxy materials online at www.proxyvote.com or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side). We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting. 7575 WEST JEFFERSON BLVD. FORT WAYNE, IN 46804 0000317302_1 R18.104.22.168 See the reverse side of this notice to obtain proxy materials and voting instructions. Meeting Information Meeting Type: Annual Meeting For holders as of: March 20, 2017 Date: May 18, 2017Time: 9:00 AM EDT Location: Calhoun Ballroom 120 West Jefferson Boulevard Fort Wayne, Indiana
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The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following: 1. Election of Directors Nominees 01 Mark D. Millett 06 Dr. Jürgen Kolb 02 Keith E. Busse 07 James C. Marcuccilli 03 Frank D. Byrne, M.D. 08 Bradley S. Seaman 04 Kenneth W. Cornew 09 Gabriel L. Shaheen 05 10 Traci M. Dolan Richard P. Teets, Jr. The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposal: 2TO APPROVE THE APPOINTMENT OF ERNST & YOUNG LLP AS STEEL DYNAMICS INC.'S INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM FOR THE YEAR 2017. The Board of Directors recommends you vote 1 YEAR on the following proposal: 3TO HOLD AN ADVISORY VOTE ON THE FREQUENCY OF FUTURE ADVISORY VOTES TO APPROVE THE COMPENSATION OF THE NAMED EXECUTIVE OFFICERS. The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposal: 4TO APPROVE, BY AN ADVISORY VOTE, NAMED EXECUTIVE OFFICER COMPENSATION. NOTE: Unless otherwise directed, this proxy will be voted "FOR" the nominees listed in Proposal 1, and "For" Proposals 2 and 4 and for "1 Year" on Proposal 3. 0000317302_3 R126.96.36.199 Voting items