The company will begin construction in the second quarter of 2015 with the facility expected to be fully operational to coincide with Big River Steel’s opening in 2016.
The steel service center ordered a Heavy Gage Cut-To-Length Line from Red Bud with an adjustable stretcher leveler that produces significantly better length and quality.
The metal service center has met the standards to supply, process, stock and distribute stainless steel and high temperature alloy plates for the aerospace, petrochemical, and commercial markets.
Benjamin T. Pauzus is now responsible for day-to-day management of the CTL business, as well as sales and marketing leads where he will help to establish new customers and sales channels.
The 100,000 sq ft carbon, stainless and aluminum coil processing and distribution service center currently employs 20 full-time positions. At full capacity, the facility will create nearly 45 full-time jobs.
A look at some of the coil handling systems, cut-to-length lines, slitting lines, hydroforming, stamping presses and other press room equipment exhibited on the show floor at McCormick Place in Chicago on November 18-21.
CHS Automation/Pneumatic Feed Service displays an assortment of coil handling lines for metal stampers, including advanced servo feed rolls, straighteners, coil reels, cradles, air feeds and other equipment.
The new laser blanking line from Schuler Incorporated combines cutting-edge laser methods with continuous coil feeding for maximum performance and flexibility, utilizing DynamicFlow Technology that is energy efficient and can process a variety of materials such as high-strength steels, with repeat accuracy and edge quality. The new line cuts blanks from a continuously fed aluminum coil. Using three laser heads in parallel, this blanking line can cut blanks with a thickness of 0.8 mm to 3 mm and a width of up to 2,150 mm.