ArcelorMittal Dofasco Adding Alusi HDG Line at Hamilton
ArcelorMittal Dofasco announced a coating addition of its No 5 Hot Dipped Galvanizing Line in Hamilton in Ontario in Canada to Aluminum Silicon Alusi for
ArcelorMittal Dofasco announced a coating addition of its No 5 Hot Dipped Galvanizing Line in Hamilton in Ontario in Canada to Aluminum Silicon Alusi for the production of ArcelorMittal’s patented Usibor Press Hardenable Steel for automotive structural and safety components. The total project cost is CAD 24 million CAD and the first Alusi Coated Usibor product is expected to come off the line in H2 of 2022. No 5 Line is planned to produce up to 160,000 tons of Alusi coated steel.
Since 2013, ArcelorMittal Dofasco has invested more than CAD 800 million in capital projects at ArcelorMittal Dofasco that ultimately enable it to deliver smarter steels to customers. Investments include a new galvanizing line No 6, a new Utilities Boiler and Turbo Generator capable of producing 20 megawatts of power on site, the modernization of the Hot Mill and the digitalization of the Ladle Metallurgy Furnace facility.
ArcelorMittal Dofasco is Canada's largest flat rolled steel producer and Hamilton's largest private sector employer with approximately 5,000 employees. The company ships 4.5 million net tons of high quality flat carbon steel annually to customers in the automotive, construction, industrial and consumer packaging, tubular, and distribution markets.