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JSW Steel Subsidiary Commissions 5 MMTPA Hot Strip Mill in Karnataka

JSW Steel Limited’s wholly-owned subsidiary JSW Vijayanagar Metallics Ltd., has commissioned a 5 Million Metric Tonne Per Annum (MMTPA) hot strip mill at its Steel plant in Vijayanagar, Karnataka. JSW Steel shared this information in its stock filing dated 29th March 2024.

JSW’s hot strip mill at Vijayanagar was commissioned on 17th March 2024 “after successful completion of trial runs and quality & delivery testing”. The company has already completed the first dispatch of Steel products manufactured at this new mill. JSW Vijayanagar Metallics’ hot strip mill is equipped with features such as digital reheating furnaces, Waste Heat Recovery System, and Evaporative Cooling System. Apart from this, the newly deployed mill features Attached Edger in Finishing mills which enables precise width control.