Arcelor Mittal completes $60 million project • Northwest Indiana Business Magazine

Arcelor Mittal completes $60 million project

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BURNS HARBOR – Arcelor Mittal has completed a $60 million upgrade of its 160-inch plate mill at Burns Harbor. The new heat-treat line will help make the mill a leader in steel production, said John Mengel, chief operating officer.

With the upgrade, steel can be produced quicker and with higher quality, said Mengel. The project included a new level, which will reduce the stress on the steel as it’s made.

The project took nine months to complete. The 160-inch plate mill was the first mill to begin production at the former Bethlehem plant when it opened 50 years ago.




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