Minimills are the perfect choice for bringing steel production to expanding markets. But choosing the right plant configuration is not a mundane task. We provide an overview of different—always economical—minimill setups.
This presentation was part of the Pioneers Connect 21 virtual conference by Primetals Technologies, held April 13–14, 2021.
Vice President Plant Solutions, Primetals Technologies
Stefan Fellner completed his master’s degree in Facility Management at the University of Applied Sciences in Kufstein, Austria in 2003. In the same year he joined Primetals Technologies in Linz as Commercial Project Manager. During his career he has headed several customer projects for various technologies worldwide and has worked in different departments, deepening his technical knowledge over the years. In 2016 he assumed the role of global coordinator for plant solutions in customer projects and since 2018 is acting head of the department Plant Solutions, which is now bundeling Primetals Technologies’ MiniMill portfolio.
Head of Technology & Innovation, Electric Steelmaking and Long Rolling, Primetals Technologies
Cristiano Tercelli graduated in Chemical Engineering in 1988 and in the same year he started working as process engineer for continuous casting and long rolling of steel. He has worked with the most important technology providers for steel minimills and held positions as head of metallurgy and head of technical sales. He joined Primetals Technologies in 2017 to be the Head of Technology and Innovation for Minimills and Long Rolling. He has contributed to the development of steelmaking and rolling technologies to improve product quality for special steels and to optimize the energy foot print of casting and rolling plants.