JSW Steel has placed an order with Primetals Technologies for comprehensive maintenance services, including spare parts supply, for its new continuous casters at the steel plant in Dolvi in Maharashtra province, India. The slab casters have a production capacity between 4 and 4.5 million tonnes of steel per year. Aimed at increasing equipment lifetime and improving product quality, this technology-based service contract includes comprehensive state-of-the-art maintenance services. Primetals Technologies will provide technical experts as well as skilled workers, supply spare parts, and repair slab caster components. The initial term of the contract is three years, with an option for an extension. JSW Dolvi Vice President Mr Amit Sakar said “To ensure continuous production and to further improve product quality, we decided to collaborate with a reliable supplier in the metallurgical services business. We are confident that the productivity of the plant and the quality of the steel produced at the Dolvi steel plant will set new industry benchmarks.” In 2017, Primetals Technologies was awarded an order from JSW for two continuous slab casters and a hot rolling mill at JSW’s Maharashtra plant. The slab casters were implemented in 2021. One of India’s leading steel producers, JSW Steel had an annual production capacity of about 18 million tonnes of steel in 2021.