Packaging steel capacity grows in China

February 15: Four packaging steel production lines – two tinplate and two tin-free – are being planned by Yichang Three Gorges Quantong Colored and Galvanized Plate Co, in Hubei province, central China.

To be supplied by Tenova of Italy, the four high-speed electrolytic lines – tinning systems using insoluble anode technology and chromium-coating systems – will have a total production capacity of 1 million tonnes a year when commissioned in mid 2011. (updated February 17)

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