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Bar Processor Plans Major Upgrades to Indiana Facility

9/10/2018 - U.S.-based bar processor and seamless tube manufacturer Specialty Steel Works Inc. (SSWI) has announced a multi-million-dollar investment at its Niagara LaSalle cold-finished bar plant in Hammond, Ind.

In a statement, SSWI said the investment will entail installation of new high-performance equipment and infrastructure, which will improve the facility's operating capabilities. It did not provide any other details, but said the new equipment will be installed over the next 12 months. 

“The multi-million-dollar investment is transformative to our company and is part of a strategy to build a sustainable portfolio of assets across the company's operational footprint,” said SSWI chief executive Joel Hawthorne. 

You can find SSWI’s full announcement here.