News - 2017 - April
APRIL 2017 - Steel Dynamics unveils its new Danieli Fata Hunter continuous coil coating line
"The finest line in the world today", at the Columbus Flat Roll Division
Steel Dynamics, Inc. (SDI) hosted the ribbon cutting ceremony on March 29, 2017 in the presence of Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant.
The new double-coat continuous coil coating line for steel supplied by Danieli Fata Hunter is a 600-fpm (183 mpm) line for the processing of cold rolled, galvanized, pickled hot band and Galvalume® steel coils with a maximum width of 72" (1,829 mm) and a maximum base metal thickness of .076” (1.93 mm). It has a yearly capacity of 250,000 tons of coated steel.
The first coil was produced on December 4, 2016, well ahead of schedule.
During the ribbon cutting ceremony Mark Millett, President and CEO of Steel Dynamics, expressed his appreciation for Danieli’s continued commitment and innovation. He said: “As typical of our company, the project schedule was on an accelerated basis, yet the SDI and Danieli Fata Hunter teams executed admirably, bringing the line in on schedule." Mr. Millett continued "And, I have seen many plants over the years, but must say this has to be the finest line in the world today. The Danieli Fata Hunter team did a phenomenal job. We should all stand very proud".