Siemens strengthens market position in China by supplying reversing rolling mill to Chinalco's Harbin location

Chalco North East Light Alloy Company Ltd, a subsidiary of the Aluminium Corporation of China (Chinalco), has ordered a single-pass reversing finishing mill with twin coiler from Siemens VAI Metals Technologies. The mill is part of a hot and cold mill expansion which will be erected in Harbin. The order is worth some 13 million Euros and includes key electrical and mechanical components together with the automation and process technology. The new rolling mill is scheduled to start production in August 2011. The project will enable Siemens to further strengthen its market position in aluminum rolling mills in China….more at SIEMENS