Outokumpu sets stainless output target

Jan 08, 2013 | 02:04 PM | Thorsten Schier

Tags  Outokumpu, stainless, Mika Seitovirta, Calvert, Inoxum, ThyssenKrupp, Kari Parvento, Thorsten Schie

NEW YORK — Outokumpu Oyj is planning to melt and cold-roll more than 200,000 tonnes of stainless steel at its Calvert, Ala., mill in 2013, according to company chief executive officer Mika Seitovirta.

“The volume target from Calvert is to reach deliveries above 200,000 tonnes for both melt shop and cold-rolled. I think this is a really feasible target,” Seitovirta said during a conference call Monday discussing the recent merger with Inoxum Group, the stainless arm of Essen, Germany-based ThyssenKrupp AG.
The melt shop at Calvert started up last December (amm.com, Dec. 10), and early indications are positive, Seitovirta said. ....

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