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Steelmaking & Casting

In today’s market steelmakers are facing the challenge of producing superior quality products at higher productivity rates and lower costs. As a result, there is increased emphasis on:

  • Cost reduction/optimization – yield, fluxes, alloys, energy
  • Enhanced product quality
  • De-bottlenecking and productivity enhancements
  • Improved equipment maintenance/utilization

Steelmaking and casting specialists from Hatch provide a wide range of services to steel companies to achieve business excellence:

  • Improvement of existing operation and maintenance with minimum capital investment
  • De-bottlenecking/optimization of shop logistics through computer logistics simulation and operational assistance
  • Product quality enhancement including problem solving, data analysis using sophisticated techniques, mathematical models, training on quality improvements and product development
  • Assistance with benchmarking, process audits and technology evaluations
  • Analysis to identify contribution margins for products to enhance profitability
  • Development of growth and capital expansion plans
  • Customized training for technology, operations and maintenance work force on standard operating practices and safe work procedures
  • World-class expertise in hot rolling-facility design and engineering with process know-how
  • Fundamental understanding of metallurgical processes to improve productivity, ensure quality and achieve realistic unit costs
  • Extensive experience in the successful implementation of steelmaking and hot-rolling projects
  • Greenfield site construction, including infrastructure development
  • Installation of individual new mills and production lines for stand-alone greenfield sites
  • Brownfield expansions, upgrades and production optimization
  • Professional excellence and commitment to work safety, the integration of sustainable-development principles during process design

In recent times, Hatch has provided services to the world’s leading steel producers including U.S. Steel, ArcelorMittal, Tata-Corus, BlueScope Steel and Nucor.

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