No change for tinplate at world's new No2 steelmaker

The merger this week of two of Japan’s largest steel producers to create Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (NSSMC), the world’s second-largest steelmaker, won’t change the strategy of its tinplate business, it was said at The Canmaker Summit in Japan last week.

But it will form a stronger financial base to meet rising demand for tinplate for canmaking in China.


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