Steel Dynamics, Inc. begins construction on Paint Line and Galvalume facility in Columbus, Mississippi with an investment of $100 million.
Situated on a 1,400-acre site, SDI’s Columbus facility is a groundbreaking, high-tech electric arc furnace mini-mill capable of producing 3.4 million tons of steel annually. The plant covers 1.8 million square feet and features state-of-the-art steel manufacturing capabilities, including two electric arc furnaces, two ladle metallurgy furnaces, two vacuum degassers, two thin slab casters, a hot strip mill, pickle lines, an annealing line, a temper mill, two hot-dipped galvanizing lines, and a rewind/inspection line.
The Columbus Division is currently the most technologically advanced EAF facility in North America. This Expansion project create 40 new jobs in order to add production capability of higher-margin pre-painted and Galvalume flat roll steel. Operations are expected to begin during the first quarter of 2017.
|Company Name||Steel Dynamics|
|Estimated Cost||$100 million|
|Operations Starts In||2017|