SynopsisPolysteel, a newly established pre-painted steel manufacturer in Bila Tserkva, Ukraine, commenced production in August. The relocation from Kharkiv was prompted by the Russian invasion. The company, equipped with a color coating line from Australia's Bronx Group, boasts an annual capacity of 100,000 metric tons. Currently targeting a monthly production of 5,000 metric tons, Polysteel plans to expand its presence in both domestic and European markets. Despite challenges posed by Russia's blockade of Ukrainian ports, the firm sources its feedstock from Turkey, reports KallanishArticleIn a resilient response to adversity, Polysteel, a newly established pre-painted steel manufacturer, initiated production in August. Based in Bila Tserkva, located in the Kyiv region of Ukraine, this emerging player in the steel industry decided to relocate from Kharkiv due to the tumultuous Russian invasion.A representative from the company recounted the challenging circumstances, stating, "We were on the verge of commencing production [in Kharkiv] within a few weeks when the full-scale invasion began on 24 February 2022. As a result, we had to swiftly relocate under the relocation program."Equipped with a color coating line supplied by Australia's Bronx Group, Polysteel boasts an impressive annual capacity of 100,000 metric tons. Despite the initial setback, the company is now targeting a monthly production of 5,000 metric tons and aims to achieve full capacity utilization by the end of the coming year.Polysteel's primary focus is currently on serving domestic markets with its pre-painted galvanized coil. However, the company harbors plans to expand its reach and explore export opportunities in the European market.Interestingly, Polysteel has chosen Turkish-origin galvanized coil as its preferred feedstock. This decision underscores the company's commitment to maintaining an uninterrupted supply chain despite Russia's blockade of mar ports in Ukraine.ConclusionThe emergence of Polysteel as a pre-painted steel manufacturer in Ukraine is a testament to resilience and adaptability in the face of challenging circumstances. Despite the disruption caused by the Russian invasion, the company swiftly relocated and initiated production. Equipped with modern facilities and a significant annual capacity, Polysteel aims to make a mark in both domestic and European markets, leveraging Turkish-origin feedstock to ensure a consistent supply chain.