AkzoNobel launches new coil coating line in Mexico

By Kasia Patel
Published: Friday, 02 October 2015

The opening of the new coil coating line will supply existing steel producers in Central and South America, as well as enabling AkzoNobel to serve new markets and cut its costs and carbon footprint by discontinuing exports from the US to Mexico. The line represents a doubling of coil coating capacity, meaning an increase in consumption of raw materials such as clays, titanium dioxide and iron oxide.

Akzonobel Garcia Mexico coil coating plant 
AkzoNobel's coating plant in Mexico. (Source: AkzoNobel)
Dutch coatings manufacturer AkzoNobel has opened a new coil coating production line at its facility in Garcia, Mexico to focus on supplying customers in the region.

The additional production doubles current coil coating capacity and serves local coated steel manufacturers, such as Ternium,...

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