New ladle furnace at Duisburg steel mill: 80 million investment in quality and technology.
- Strategic investment for the production of high-quality steel grades with optimised degrees of purity
- Signal for the future of the Duisburg location
- Total investment in the high double-digit million range
After a scheduled construction period of a year, the moment has arrived: Smelting is successfully underway at the new thyssenkrupp Steel ladle furnace in Duisburg. A key milestone has thus been reached in this strategically important investment in the steelworks sector. The new double ladle furnace has a capacity of 265 tonnes per smelting process. It is used to produce highest quality, high-alloy steel grades with optimised degrees of purity. “The new ladle furnace will help us to permanently enhance our competitive position,” emhasises Dr. Arnd Köfler, Executive Board member for Production at thyssenkrupp Steel Europe. “With the new plant, we are filling a gap in Continue reading