Specifically, significant investments have already been implemented such as:
New double chamber melting furnace and associated works
New WAGSTAFF Rapid Fill casting table for Φ178/203 pillars.
Upgrade of the AUBURTIN Homogenization furnace (FH5) & corresponding cooling tunnel
Supply of new column clamp
Installation of a new reverse osmosis water unit to support the new needs in the casting facility
Supply of ALSCAN unit (Hydrogen analyzer), from HOESCH to support the new needs in the casting facility
Supply of liquid metal transfer buckets & the corresponding natural gas preheaters.
Investments in Development
The ongoing investments aimed at increasing the factory's productivity focus on:
In the configuration of a new yard for the storage of raw materials and the construction of a new warehouse for the management of consumables
In the upgrade of the cutting and sorting line of raw materials with an increase in capacity and the acquisition of the ability to separate & remove Zn/Cu.
In the new integrated information system implemented in collaboration with the IT department. of MYTILINEOS for the modernization of management by EP.AL.ME. of PYA processes/procedures, production, maintenance, quality control, purchasing of raw materials and the commercial team of EP.AL.ME.