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Stronger and lighter steel behind Polish container manufacturer JK switch to SSAB

/Polish container manufacturer JK teams up with steel supplier SSAB to get stronger and lighter steel. ZPUH JK Milosz Kiedrowski, a container manufacturer located in northern Poland, started in 2001 to closely cooperate with the Swedish company ILAB Container AB, thus accessing the Scandinavian market. In 2008, JK launched the production of light containers made

SSAB contracts SMS group to modernize hot-dip galvanizing line No. 3 in Finland

New furnace equipment and air knife system for higher capacity and enhanced material range SSAB contracts SMS group to modernize hot-dip galvanizing line No. 3 in Finland SSAB has awarded SMS group (www.sms-group.com) a contract covering the modernization of its continuous hot-dip galvanizing line No. 3 in Hämeenlinna, Finland. The upgrade essentially involves the integration

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall form joint venture company for fossil-free steel

SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall announced today that they have formed a joint venture company to continue to drive the HYBRIT initiative. The three companies will each own one third of the company, which will seek to develop a steelmaking process that emits water instead of carbon dioxide. “HYBRIT is a very important initiative for SSAB

Last of three LD (BOF) converters from Primetals Technologies starts up at SSAB in Finland

Optimized converter design boosts productivity • Maintenance-free converter suspension ensures long useful life • New blowing lance geometry and Vaicon slag stopper improve steel quality • New refractory concept will ensure long converter lining campaign In September, the last of three LD (BOF) converters supplied by Primetals Technologies commenced operation at the Raahe, Finland works

New Hardox HiTemp likes it hot

Hardox HiTemp wear plate improves service life at high temperatures Hardox HiTemp is a welcome addition to SSAB’s Hardox wear plate family. Hardox is a wear resistant steel with worldwide recognition. It improves productivity and extends service life in all kinds of industries since more than 40 years. During the years, Hardox has constantly evolved

Orient Impex signs pact with Swedish firm SSAB

To use SSAB’s expertise and garner more market share The Chennai based Orient Impex which manufactures speciality niche products for Infrastructure and Process Industries has inked a pact on 29.02.2016 with the Stockholm based SSAB  and will now be a part of the prestigious International Hardox Wear Parts Group. This will enable the Indian company

Orient Impex in pact with Swedish firm SSAB

 To set up operations in East and North India   The Chennai based Orient Impex which produces niche products for Infrastructure, Process Industries has drawn up plans to expand and take advantage of the huge business opportunity in areas like Mining, Mineral processing, Cement, Road construction machinery, Concrete making and transportation, Coal and ash handling,

SSAB negotiates workforce reductions in its Nordic operations

SSAB announces today that it has initiated negotiations to reduce the workforce in its Nordic operations. The workforce will be reduced by a maximum of 465 employees in total. The negotiations mainly affect employees in Oxelösund and Borlänge, Sweden. Since the combination with Rautaruukki in July 2014, the main focus has been on improving organizational

SSAB increases focus on service and after market business with a new business unit SSAB Services and adjusts the group executive committee

SSAB aims to increase sales of high-strength steels by developing unique customer applications and services. As a part of this goal, SSAB will now set up a new business unit under the name SSAB Services. This new unit will be responsible for SSAB’s extended global service offering, initially including the Wear Services and Shape businesses,

SSAB and Aspo ESL Shipping sign long-term agreement for raw material sea transport to reduce CO2 emissions

SSAB and Aspo Group’s ESL Shipping Ltd have signed a long-term frame agreement covering sea freight for SSAB’s inbound raw material sea transport within the Baltic Sea and from the North Sea. The purpose of the agreement is to secure deliveries of raw materials, enable mutual, long-term gains in efficiency and to reduce overall logistics