The SHS Saarstahl Group has announced the new names for the two plants in France to employees and customers of the Hayange rail plant and the Saint-Saulve steelmaking plant based on the electric arc furnace technology. The rail plant at the Hayange location, formerly Liberty Rail Hayange, will in future bear the name Saarstahl Rail and the EAF steel plant in Saint-Saulve, formerly Liberty Ascoval, will now trade under the name Saarstahl Ascoval.Saarstahl is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of quality long steel products. Saarstahl Rail’s rail business will be a key element in the company’s future strategy. The EAF steel route will also open up future possibilities for Saarstahl to offer a broader range of products made from premium-quality steel with a carbon-neutral footprint.The Saarstahl Group, headquartered in Völklingen in Germany, specializes in the production of wire rod, bar steel, billets and forged products in premium qualities. With innovative products and intelligent technologies, Saarstahl is helping find answers to global challenges like mobility, energy efficiency and safety. Saarstahl products are in demand by the automotive and construction industries, the power engineering industry, the aerospace industry, by general mechanical engineering and other steel processing industries, and they are used in applications that can be subjected to the most extreme conditions. With the acquisition of a rail plant and an EAF steel plant in France, Saarstahl is also significantly advancing the environmental transition in the area of sustainable mobility.