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DeAcero Expands Capacity at its Celaya Plant



DeAcero Expands Capacity at its Celaya Plant




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Project Overview DeAcero, the largest mini-mill group in Mexico initiated the greenfield expansion of its Celaya plant in June 2007. The capacity expansion shall double the production capacity at Celaya to over 2 million metric tons/year, and includes addition of a melt shop and two rolling mills that shall aid in bars and wire rod production. Project Details The new melt shop includes a 120-mt EAF, with Danieli's Endless Charging System (ECS), ladle furnace, and six-strand FastCast caster for high-speed billet casting. The new rolling mill includes 18 continuous stands, plus a 10-pass high-speed finishing block. Specifications Project Name DeAcero Expands Capacity at its Celaya Plant Location Celaya Commencement 2007 Capacity 2 million metric tons/year Project Name Location Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico Commence Completion Estimated Investment Capacity Key Players