Gerdau slates $21.6M for Monroe SBQ mill

May 08, 2012 | 04:37 PM | Corinna Petry

Tags  Gerdau Special Steel North America, Andre Johannpeter, Monroe, straightening equipment, inspection line, special bar quality products, SBQ, Corinna Petry

CHICAGO — Gerdau SA plans to spend $21.6 million to increase straightening and quality-inspection capabilities at its special bar quality (SBQ) mill in Monroe, Mich.

The investment will include a new bar-straightening unit, surface inspection equipment and automatic ultrasonic inspection equipment for testing internal cleanliness, all of which will be located in a new building, the Brazilian steelmaker said. "This project supports the....





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