Chinese producer Tiancheng Stainless Steel Products (TCSS) has
commissioned a consortium led by Austria's Siemens VAI Metals
Technologies to supply an annealing and pickling line.
"The value of this order for Siemens lies in the
double-digit-million euro range," Siemens said in a statement.
"The plant will have an annual capacity of 240,000 tonnes of
cold strip and is scheduled to come into production at the end
of 2013," the supplier added.
The annealing and picking line will be built at the TCSS
facility in Guanghan, in Sichuan province. It will produce cold
strip in widths from 800mm to 1,300mm and thicknesses of
TCSS is part of the Sichuan Jinguang Group, an integrated
metals corporation specialising in the exploration and mining
of nickel, chromium and manganese and the production of