Acerinox invests in Campo de Gibraltar plant
Recently during a meeting held at the headquarters of Acerinox Europe, the Chairman of the company, Rafael Miranda, and the CEO, Bernardo Velázquez, along with the factory management, informed the President of the Government of Andalusia, Susana Díaz, of an investment in the plant for the acquisition of new equipment with the latest technology which will enable production at the factory to be optimised, product quality to be improved, costs to be minimised and environmental impact to be reduced.
NAS to supply stainless steel bar
North American Stainless (NAS), U.S. subsidiary of Acerinox, S.A. has been awarded the contract to supply stainless steel reinforcement bars for the new Champlain Bridge that will span the St.
Acerinox CEO awarded Javier Benjumea prize
ICAI's Association and Institute of Engineers has awarded Bernardo Velázquez, Chief Executive Officer of Acerinox, the Javier Benjumea Prize in recognition of his professional career and services rendered to the institution. The Board of Directors and members of the Association, who made the award, supported the candidacy of Bernardo Velázquez, stressing that "he has played a significant and important role in the exercise of the profession, and has also established a public profile, both nationally and internationally." In addition, they wished to highlight that "during his professional career, he has carried out professional activity of unquestionable merit", and has also "always been close and available to the Association, the Institute and the School of Engineering". The Javier Benjumea Prize has given recognition to renowned figures and leaders in the private sector in recent years.
Possible cold rolling mill
Acerinox has concluded a study on a project to build a plant, probably a cold rolling mill, in India, in a joint venture with its Japanese partner Nisshin Steel.
The British Stainless Steel Association (BSSA) has published a report aimed at targeting designers and specifiers in applications for stainless steel with significant market potential.
VAI UK to upgrade Columbus anneal & pickle line
Columbus Stainless, part of the Acerinox group, has awarded VAI UK, the UK-based subsidiary of Voest-Alpine Industrieanlagenbau, a contract to upgrade the anneal & pickling line no. 2 at its works in Middelburg, South Africa.
2nd Inox-Red Metallurgy Conference
The 2nd Inox-Red Metallurgy Conference took place at the Acerinox’s Factory in Campo de Gibraltar (Cádiz, Spain) on 26–28 March 2003 and more than 90 people attended it.
Steel24-7 goes live
Asera Inc. has announced that Steel24-7, Europe's largest steel trading exchange, went live on the Asera Platform™.