Demand drives SSAB expansion plan: exec

May 07, 2012 | 05:01 PM | Anne Riley

Tags  steel, SSAB Americas, plate, Jeff Moskaluk, Mobile

NEW YORK — A marked improvement in consumer demand is behind SSAB America’s potential plans to expand normalized plate capacity in Mobile, Ala., by as much as 75 percent in the next year, Jeff Moskaluk, chief commercial officer at SSAB Americas, told AMM.

"We have customers really encouraging us to expand our facility because they see the need for more normalized product," he said, noting that two groups of customers—the energy and railcar production sectors—are driving the push for more normalized plate capacity.....

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