Steel Technologies adds new production line in Pesqueria, Nuevo Leon
Herr-Voss Stamco Inc., a subsidiary of international technology Group ANDRITZ, announced it has received an order from Steel Technologies, headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, to supply a new multi-blanking line for their facility in Pesqueria, Nuevo Leon. The line will process 150” x 4” wide material with an incoming coil capacity of 60,000 lbs.
The backbone of the line is ANDRITZ Herr-Voss Stamco Inc.’s industry-leading roller leveler technology. The line includes two Precision Levelers, which were engineered to meet Steel Technologies’ specific product requirements. The levelers will allow Steel Technologies to process and level prime-grade materials for all of their customers.
The multi-blanking line includes a quick-change injector-slitter head system, which allows operators to exchange slitter heads efficiently in just a few minutes. The line also incorporates ANDRITZ Herr-Voss Stamco’s proprietary EDT (electro-discharge texturing) precision roll feed system, coupled with a high-speed shear, which can cut both long and short blanks with high efficiency and extreme accuracy. The financial terms of the contract were not disclosed.
ANDRITZ Herr-Voss Stamco Inc. supplies coil processing services and solutions for the metalworking and steel industries.
Steel Technologies processes flat-rolled steel to specific thickness, width, temper, finish and shape requirements for the automotive, appliance, lawn and garden, agriculture, construction, office furniture, hardware and consumer goods industries.
With over US$ 2.0 billion in annual sales, the company is owned as a 50-50 joint venture between Nucor Corporation, North America’s leading manufacturer of steel products, and Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsui & Co., Ltd., a diversified global investment and service enterprise based in Tokyo, Japan.
Steel Technologies Mexican manufacturing operations are located in Juarez, Chihuahua; Saltillo, Coahuila; Celaya, Guanajuato; Guadalupe, Nuevo Leon; Pesqueria, Nuevo Leon; Puebla, Puebla and Matamoros, Tamaulipas.