Tate Steel has announced the expansion of its hot rolled gauge capacity to 13.5 mm, following extensive tests at the company’s narrow strip mill in Rotherham of UK.
The increase in the thickness of the material will make the clients to search for thicker material than before, which will help them expand their product portfolio and source all their demands from a single place.
According to Cahel Ferguson, Commercial Manager for narrow strip of Tata Steel, this growth has kept the company at a leading position in hot rolled narrow strip and will attract its existing cusomert base and help establish its footprint worldwide.
He added that the work is done based on the working policy of the company with its important customers in order to expand strategic potential that is in line with the company’s commitment of offering a combination of short lead times and on-time delivery to the customers.
Tata Steel plants in UK are manufacturing steel for the narrow strip, before rolling the same into its final size at Tata’s mill in Brinsworth of South Yorkshire.
The company manufactures the narrow strip based on the precise specifications that are required by the quality-critical, highly specialised segments across the world like agricultural, cold rollers, automotive, keys, aviation and yellow goods.