British Steel widens wire rod product portfolio with acquisition of FNSteel

UK long steel maker British Steel has acquired Dutch wire rod producer FNSteel, which increases its product portfolio in the long material, a company spokesman told Metal Bulletin on Tuesday October 31.

The Dutch company has capacity for 250,000 tpy of premium wire rod, which is mostly supplied to Europe’s automotive, construction and engineering sectors in specifications not already made by British Steel’s Scunthorpe site in the UK, the company said.

“This acquisition not only expands...

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Lee Allen

November 01, 2017

11:18 GMT

London