NSSMC grows crankshaft forging in US

Dec 19, 2013 | 08:58 AM | Weilyn Loo

Tags  NSSMC, International Crankshaft, forging press line, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal, Sumitomo, steel forging, Weilyn Loo

SINGAPORE — International Crankshaft Inc. (ICI) plans to build a new steel forging press line in the United States to meet growing demand from automakers in the country.

The Georgetown, Ky.-based company, a joint venture of Japan’s Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. (NSSMC) and Sumitomo Corp. that was established in 1992, is running its three existing forging press lines at full capacity to meet robust North American demand. NSSMC holds an....

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