Nucor Corporation awarded Fives a contract for both a vertical and horizontal galvanizing line, each capable of 500,000 tons per year. The first line will produce steel coils for automotive applications, while the second will produce steel for the construction market.
With an investment of about $2.7 million, Nucor is building a greenfield sheet mill on the Ohio River in West Virginia with operations to begin in the second half of 2024.
Reasons for choosing Fives
“Fives was selected thanks to our unparalleled technical expertise for high quality coated steel products for automotive applications,” says Guillaume Mehlman, President of Steel & Glass Division at Fives. “Our success in winning this landmark contract was based on the clients’ confidence in our ability to deliver and successful implementation of a new galvanizing line in Mississippi, USA, ahead of schedule. We demonstrated that we are committed to the mission,” he adds.
“We choose Fives to supply our galvanizing lines due to their specialized technical knowledge, dedicated customer focus and commitment to the mission of highly operational equipment,” explains John Farris, Vice President & General Manager of Nucor Steel West Virginia.