Siemens copper rod mill sold to Southwire for end user Guangqing Copper in China


Industrial materials producer expands into copper rod market
Mill capacity will be 230,000 tons per year
Will roll Electrolytic Tough Pitch Copper (ETP)

Siemens Metals Technologies has received an order from the Southwire Company, Carrollton, Georgia, USA, to supply a copper rod system for industrial materials company Guangqing Copper Co., Ltd. of Liao Cheng, China. The new mill is designed to produce 230,000 metric tons of copper rod per year and will be located in Lioacheng City, Shandong Province, with commissioning expected in late 2015.