Gibraltar and Duferco Farrell Form Joint Venture
Gibraltar, Buffalo, N.Y., and Duferco Farrell Corp. formed a joint venture --Gibraltar DFC Strip Steel LLC--under which each company will own a 50 percent interest in the Duferco strip steel division, located in Farrell, Pa. Major markets served by this joint venture include the automotive, appliance and service center industries. The assets of the venture include a 52-in. Sendzimir Reversing Cold Reduction Mill, a 52-in. Temper Mill, a 48-in. SECO slitter, ten Hicon Ebner hydrogen annealing furnaces and access to an A2LA-accredited in-house laboratory facility.