(AMM) Matalco's Canton furnace to get capacity upgrade

Matalco Inc. will upgrade one of two furnaces at its billet casting facility in Canton, Ohio, in the first half of the year in an effort to gain incremental capacity.

The furnace slated for an upgrade will be taken offline at the end of January but should be back up and running again in June, Matalco's director of sales and marketing, Brian Muirhead, told AMM. During that time, "we'll be a one furnace operation."

Muirhead said that deliveries to customers...


Anne Riley

January 13, 2011

17:30 GMT