Sutor Technology Group Limited, one of the leading China-based manufacturers and customized service providers for fine finished steel products used by a variety of downstream applications, announced that the management is considering to review the Company's current steel business and intends to sell its low-valued steel manufacturing business in order to reorganize its business portfolio. The Company plans to seek cooperation partners in new areas such as bulk commodity e-commerce, logistics and industrial technical services.
Ms. Lifang Chen, Chairwoman and CEO of Sutor commented, "In the past year, we gradually transit from the traditional business model of steel manufacture and selling. In the process of our transition, we provided customers with diversified industrial technologies and online-to-offline services. With the adjustment of steel market and Chinese economy, overcapacity and product homogeneity is become normal while the steel service industry has a great space to develop. The management believes that reorganizing available resources, selling low-valued steel manufacturing business will accelerate our transition into providing value-added services and help to improve our profitability. Currently, we are seeking to and negotiating with potential cooperation partners in new business areas such as bulk commodity e-commerce, logistics and industrial technical services."
About Sutor Technology Group Ltd
Sutor is one of the leading China-based manufacturers and customized service providers for high-end fine finished steel products and welded steel pipes used by a variety of downstream applications. The Company utilizes a variety of in-house developed processes and technologies to convert steel manufactured by third parties into fine finished steel products, including hot-dip galvanized steel, pre-painted galvanized steel, acid-pickled steel, cold-rolled steel and welded steel pipe products. The Company also provides fee-based steel processing services to customers, including industrial peers. To learn more about the Company, please visit http://www.sutorcn.com/en/index.php.
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