NEW YORK Evraz
Inc. North America is upgrading its Pueblo, Colo., facility to
enable it to produce higher-carbon grades of wire rod, sources
unable to receive confirmation on the details from Evraz, and
the company has not yet officially released details on the
A wire rod buyer said
the mill is installing new stirring capabilities that reduce
the likelihood of carbon segregation in its furnace, allowing
the Chicago-based company to supply high-carbon wire rod.
The mill was shut for
maintenance at the end of November, a source close to the
Two wire rod buyers said the upgrade will give Evraz better
access to the automotive market.