US Steel, Kobe adding 500,000T galv line at Pro-Tec

US Steel and Kobe Steel are planning to add an ultra-high-strength, continuous hot dipped galvanizing line with 500,000 tpy capacity at their Pro-Tec Coating joint venture in Ohio, USA.

The $400 million line is expected to start up in July 2019. The investment meets the need for lighter and stronger steels that help meet stricter corporate average fuel economy (Cafe) standards, the companies said on...

Published

Thorsten Schier

September 26, 2017

21:52 GMT