Gerdau’s capital projects roll along in Mich.

Sep 26, 2013 | 02:47 PM | Corinna Petry

Tags  Gerdau, special bar quality, SBQ, capital projects, continuous casting, vacuum degassing, Jack Finlayson, Jay Murthy Gerdau Special Steel North America

CHICAGO — Gerdau SA’s capital improvement projects at its special bar quality (SBQ) steel mill in Monroe, Mich., have marked additional progress.

The plant added a new continuous caster last October and dismantled the old caster this past June.

"The new caster is part of a larger project that will increase the quality of steel we produce," Jay Murthy, director of technical services and product development at Gerdau Special Steel North America, said in a statement Sept. 25.....

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