The company says that the 72-inch galvanising
line will be the widest hot-rolled galvanising
line in North America, and that it will create synergies with the company's other sheet mills and increase the company's market share of coated steel in the Midwest.
The project saw the plant provide its hot-dip galvanising
treatment to the station's tipping cradle, static span and slipway, before the renovated station's official opening - part of a major investment across the region.
is in the business of fabrication of telecommunication line towers and sub-station structures used for transmission of telecommunication signals.
The acquisition of the United States Galvanizing LLC assets includes six galvanising
facilities located in Hurst, Texas; Kennedale, Texas; Big Spring, Texas; San Antonio, Texas; Morgan City, Louisiana; and Kosciusko, Mississippi.
The big difference with using film-galvanising
, which fills an important void in the market where hot-dip galvanising
, metallisation and zinc plating cannot be used, is that this process is always done at ambient temperatures and with no heat or chemicals involved.
Production in special grades Unicoil's total galvanising
output capacity is 250,000 tonnes while the colour coating capacity is 210,000 tonnes including 90,000 tonnes from the Jeddah plant.
A Midland galvanising
firm has received a timely boost from the economic downturn after a subsidiary company landed three big construction contracts.
Both zinc and the galvanising
process play a crucial role in maintaining the Earth's eco-system.
Hot dip galvanising
is extensively used in industry to protect steel products from environmental corrosion.
The premises were formerly occupied by CHT Galvanizing Ltd, part of Wedge Group Galvanising
, which has subsidiary companies and plants in 16 different locations providing the only nation-wide hot dip galvanizing service in the UK.