Cockerill Maintenance & Ingénierie (CMI) has agreed to design and supply a new continuous annealing line for Shagang Zhangjiagang Yangzi River Cold Rolled Sheet Co. Ltd. (Shagang Group). Scheduled to be in operation by August 2013, the continuous annealing line will be used for processing carbon sheet on Shagang’s new 1,420-mm cold-rolled steel complex. It will handle cold-rolled low-carbon, ultra-low carbon (IF steel) and high-strength steels.  

The finished product will be used for high-level construction appliances and for the automotive industry. Cockerill Maintenance & Ingénierie is an international EPC company, specializing in energy, defense, steel and industry. It also provides energy and resource efficiency solutions as well as associated industrial services.