Since Acoplados Salto started to use SSAB’s Strenx® performance steel and Hardox® wear plate in the trailers it manufactures, customer satisfaction has increased considerably. Acoplados Salto has seen a 30 percent boost in sales, and demand keeps growing.
SSAB has had a 25% shareholding in Heléns Rör AB in Sweden since 1991, with BENTELER International AG being the majority shareholder with 75% of the shares. SSAB has now divested its 25% shareholding to Benteler.
Last October, SSAB Europe announced it was to modernize the production lines at the Hämeenlinna Tube Mill in Finland as part of the restructuring of its tube production operations. The around SEK 300 million investment in the Hämeenlinna Tube Mill has progressed to the stage where the warehouse extension is at rooftop height and the topping out ceremony will be held on June 14, 2019.