Hunan Valin Lianyuan Iron & Steel has ordered a new cut-to-length line and two heavy-duty levelers from ANDRITZ, slated for installation in early Q3 2021.
The new order is in addition to the three heavy-duty levelers installed by ANDRITZ for the Chinese steelmaker in 2019. The new equipment expands Valin’s value-added services processing of flats products with thickness ranging 3-25mm and width up to 2130mm.
Valin produces hot, cold-rolled finished steel grades and has a crude steel production capacity of 8mn mt per year. The net effect in additional capacity was not disclosed by either firm.