|•||Contract for new combination bar, bar in coil and wire rod mill in Huzhou, China|
|•||Will meet growing demand for higher grade stainless steel products|
|•||Production to begin early 2017|
To expand into higher grade stainless products, Yongxing Special Stainless Steel Co., Ltd., has selected Primetals Technologies for the supply of a new combination bar, bar in coil and wire rod mill in Huzhou, China. The new mill will produce 250,000 tons per year of stainless valve steels, nickel-based alloy steel and several stainless grades, including austenitic, ferritic, dual phase and hardening steels, to satisfy customers seeking special grades for application in the aerospace, energy, medical, automotive and petroleum industries, among others.