Fives commissioned to add new continuous hot dip galvanizing line

Fives, the global industrial engineering group, has awarded a contract by Steel Dynamics, Inc (SDI), one of the largest steel  producers in the USA. The Columbus Flat Roll Division of SDI is investing 140 million US$ to add a new continuous hot dip galvanizing line (CGL No. 3) into its existing plant in Columbus, Mississippi, USA and diversify its product portfolio.

Currently, the Columbus Division serves the needs of the automotive, agriculture, appliance, building and construction, energy, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), lighting and machinery industries. Fives’ project includes design, supply and commissioning of the complete CGL No. 3 that will be capable of producing 400,000 t/year.