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London, March 09, 2023

Primetals Tangshan Technology Services and Tangshan Quanfeng extend thin-slab caster service contract

  • Services will result in higher productivity and the development of new steel grades
  • Maintenance services extended another three years

Chinese steel producer Tangshan Quanfeng has signed a maintenance services contract with Primetals Tangshan Technology Services (PTTS). Over the last three years, PTTS has provided Quanfeng with high-quality offline services for the entire thin-slab caster at its plant located in Tangshan, Hebei province, China. The services have included the refurbishment of segments and rollers.

Higher productivity

Thanks to the quality of the maintenance work, Quanfeng could achieve higher productivity, develop additional steel grades, and produce steels of higher quality. Therefore, Quanfeng has now decided to extend the contract for another three years. With hundreds of experienced workers and experts in the field of metallurgical services, PTTS will provide maintenance services for the entire thin-slab caster.

Key equipment from Primetals Technologies

Established in 2018, Tangshan Quanfeng is owned by Donghua Steel, a part of the larger Shuangying Group. Donghua Steel has an annual capacity of 5.5 million tons of liquid steel and produces high-strength rebar for the domestic and international markets. Its thin-slab caster features key equipment and process control systems from Primetals Technologies.

Comprehensive service offering

PTTS was established in 2017 and is a joint venture between Primetals Technologies and HBIS Tangsteel. It is headquartered in Tangshan and has operations in several locations in China. PTTS provides comprehensive services in off-line maintenance, equipment refurbishment, condition monitoring, and operational support for slab casters.

Primetals Tangshan Technology Services has extended its slab caster services contract with Tangshan Quanfeng.

Primetals Technologies, Limited, headquartered in London, United Kingdom, is a pioneer and world leader in the fields of engineering, plant building, and the provision of lifecycle services for the metals industry. The company offers a complete technology, product, and services portfolio that includes integrated electrics and automation, digitalization, and environmental solutions. This covers every step of the iron and steel production chain—from the raw materials to the finished product—and includes the latest rolling solutions for the nonferrous metals sector. Primetals Technologies is a joint venture of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and partners, with around 7,000 employees worldwide. To learn more about Primetals Technologies, visit the company website