Nippon Steel says less impact from Nagoya CR mill fire
Dec 16, 2020 15:00
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Nippon Steel says the stoppage of a cold-rolling mill at its Nagoya Works in central Japan after last week’s fire impacted its operations less than had been expected, with most of the facilities at the mill restarted after a couple days and as of Wednesday, overall production at the mill had mostly returned to normal.
The company was forced to idle one of two CR
mills at the Nagoya works after a fire broke out on December 7 at the mill’s
electrolytic cleansing facility.
A Nippon Steel official said the facility is
still not able to operate but “not all CRC needs to go through that cleansing,
and for products