Primetals Technologies has received an order from Ulsan Aluminum Ltd., a Korean aluminum producer, to supply new automation technology to the company’s hot rolling mill and cold rolling mill no. 2 in Ulsan in the southeast of Korea.
Both the hot rolling mill and cold rolling mill no. 2 will be equipped with new technological control systems based on a new automation platform. The new automation technology will improve the reliability and availability of the rolling mills.
Ulsan Aluminum Ltd. was founded by Novelis and Kobe Steel as a joint venture company in 2017. The Ulsan plant produces rolled aluminum plates for the Asian markets of the beverage and electronics industries, the transportation sector and the construction business.