Primetals Technologies’ facility has recently entered Phase 2 in a strategically planned extension that will further enhance the capabilities of Primetals Technologies’ Metallurgical Services organization. The Changxing branch measures close to 13,000 square meters including the approximate 5,900 square meters added in phase 2.
Dec 20, 2023
Primetals Technologies’ facility located in Changxing, Huzhou City, Zhejiang Province, recently entered Phase 2 in a strategically planned extension that will further enhance the capabilities of Primetals Technologies’ Metallurgical Services organization. The company recently held a ceremony to celebrate the expansion of the Changxing workshop. Guests from the Changxing government, customer representatives, and members of Primetals Technologies’ global executive management team participated in the opening festivities.
Established in 2019, the Changxing branch measures close to 13,000 square meters including the approximate 5,900 square meters added in phase 2. The scope of services now includes long rolling and flat rolling mills, continuous casters, the EAF Quantum, and Arvedi ESP lines. Additionally, the workshop now also acts as a platform for advanced condition monitoring and predictive maintenance services. New equipment and a wider range of competencies allow Primetals Technologies to extend the range of services at the workshop in Changxing. The facility now offers services for the growing number of EAF Quantum plants in China.
“Thanks to the startup of the Phase 2 facilities, Primetals Technologies will further expand its local service competences,” said Mr. Tomislav Koledic, CEO of Primetals Technologies China. “We are now able to provide a wider range of services to meet the ever-changing customer and market requirements, including manufacturing of core equipment, repair, and long-term maintenance work. The range of these services covers the complete production chain, including steelmaking, casting, ESP plants, long rolling, flat rolling, and processing.”
Mr. Karl Purkarthofer, Global Head of Metallurgical Services at Primetals Technologies, said, “As an OEM, Primetals Technologies is in a unique position. With the combination of our expertise in processes, technology, electrics and automation, maintenance, as well as upgrading and revamping, we are not only able to improve maintenance results but also to support our customers in their ambition to improve overall plant performance. All this goes hand in hand with our motto ‘Next level services now’.”