John Cockerill India receives Final Acceptance for the Cold Rolling Mill and continuous Color Coating Line supplied to Jindal (India) Ltd.

indian people and workers presenting an official final acceptance document in Jindal office for cold rolling mill and color coating line

July 21st 2023

The received Final Acceptance Certificates reaffirm John Cockerill India’s strong leadership position and is a testimony of the entity’s proven mill and processing line design and in-house production capabilities.

The Final Acceptance Certificates (FAC) received by John Cockerill Industry’s Indian entity for the supply of a 6High Reversing Cold Rolling Mill (CRM) and a versatile continuous Color Coating Line (CCL), by one of the country’s renown cold strip producers, impressively illustrates our Group’s strong leadership position in Cold Rolling and Steel Strip Processing on the Indian Sub-continent.

Jindal (India) Ltd. has entrusted the full supply of both of its new steel production facilities to John Cockerill India, reiterating its trust in our Group’s technologies and Indian manufacturing. We are delighted to help the client in their quest to consistently tapping into new opportunities by increasing production capacity, diversifying investments, and venturing into new businesses.

The new CRM, designed for an annual capacity of 250,000 tons at a speed of 1400 mpm, comes with proven roll shifting technology and provides positive and negative work roll bending and flatness measurement on the entry and on the exit side, allowing the client to produce the desired strip qualities in widths ranging from 700 to 1,600 millimeters and minimum final gauges down to 0.15 millimeters.

Additionally, the new robust and operator-friendly mill design is to allow for fast work roll changes and increased productivity, while its multi-zone cooling system, as well as the automatic hydraulic strip gauge & flatness control (AGC & AFC) system will ensure high flexibility and quality.

The highly versatile Color Coating Line is to produce coils with a multitude of paint coatings at a process speed of 150mpm, for coils ranging from width of 700 to 1450mm and thicknesses of 0.12 to 1mm.

John Cockerill is proud of its Indian teams for having successfully finalized this important project and for having once again showcased our profound ability to put the needs of our clients at the center of our business strategy.