Salzgitter to boost EU specialty plate supply with $185 mln investment

German steel producer Salzgitter will upgrade its platemaking facilities to anneal and further process 200,000 tonnes per year of heavy plates by 2020, the company has announced.

The investment will boost the availability of plate suitable for high-wear uses including the construction of offshore wind turbines and pressure vessels, among other demanding purposes.

Salzgitter will invest more than...

Published

Lee Allen

January 25, 2018

17:30 GMT

London