Ampco-Pittsburgh Subsidiary Introduces VICTURA™ TwinAlloy™ Steel Rolls

16 December 2017

Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Union Electric Steel Corporation (“Union Electric Steel”), has introduced TwinAlloy™ Steel, a new generation of high-performance grade rolls, with the release of VICTURA™, the first product in the series.

Used in hot rolling, late finishing stand applications, VICTURA rolls are engineered to provide superior wear resistance, excellent surface quality, and improved performance when compared to conventional late stand rolls.

“I am pleased to announce the introduction of the Union Electric Åkers TwinAlloy series of high-performance rolls, which brings enhanced performance and improved Total Cost of Ownership to our customers,” says Rodney Scagline, President of Union Electric Steel.

“With the launch of VICTURA, we’re further strengthening our portfolio to provide products that have the longer-lasting durability, increased wear-resistance, and unparalleled performance that our customers require to meet their ever-changing challenges. Union Electric Steel will continue to introduce product and service advancements that secure its position as the preferred brand among our customers.”

For more information on VICTURA TwinAlloy Steel Rolls, please visit the Union Electric Åkers Product page at

About Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation

Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation, through its operating subsidiary, Union Electric Steel Corporation, is a leading producer of forged and cast rolls for the worldwide steel and aluminum industries, as well as ingot and open die forged products for the oil and gas, aluminum, and plastic extrusion industries. Ampco-Pittsburgh is also a producer of air and liquid processing equipment, primarily custom-engineered finned tube heat exchange coils, large custom air handling systems and centrifugal pumps. The Corporation operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Sweden, Slovenia, and China. Sales offices are located in North and South America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. Corporate headquarters is located in Carnegie, Pennsylvania.

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Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation

Melanie L. Sprowson, 412-429-2454
Director, Investor Relations
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