Feralloy/Acero Prime Orders Butech Bliss Stretch Leveling Cut-To-Length Line and Slitting Line for Their New Sinton, Texas Facility
Salem, OH – April 22, 2021 – Combining processing expertise, Feralloy Processing Company, and Acero Prime, S. de R.L. de C.V. announced plans to open a new 300,000 square foot steel service center, strategically located in Sinton, Texas. Scheduled to be operational in the third quarter of 2021, this new venture will significantly increase Feralloy/Acero Prime’s presence in the Gulf Coast region. Additionally, Butech Bliss has been selected to design, manufacture and install the state-of-the-art, stretch leveling cut-to-length line, and the slitting line for this new service center.
The new stretch leveling cut-to-length line is rated up to 1 inch thick by 84 inches wide and can produce sheets 40 feet long inside the stacker. The line features a patented Synergy® hydraulic roller leveler capable of handling the entire product range in a single leveler, and is complete with a quick change roll cartridge system to minimize maintenance downtime. The Butech Bliss stretch leveler features a 50 foot stretch bed and 2,800 tons of stretching force.
The new slitting line is rated up to 0.315 inch thick by 84 inches wide and can operate up to 600 fpm. The line will include several exclusive features, including Butech Bliss’ patented Scrap Chopper.
Both the stretch leveling cut-to-length line and the slitting line will showcase Butech Bliss’s innovation and outstanding contribution to the metals industry by enhancing Feralloy/Acero Prime’s production of flat rolled steel in their Sinton, Texas service center.
About Butech Bliss
Butech Bliss provides innovative engineering, manufacturing and field services to the metals industries from the company’s 500,000 square foot Technology Center located in Salem, Ohio. For more information, visit www.butechbliss.com.
About Feralloy Acero Prime
Joint venture Feralloy/Acero Prime processes flat rolled steel in the United States and Mexico. Feralloy Corporation was founded in 1954. It operates as a subsidiary of Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. Feralloy has 11 locations serving the United States and Mexico. For more information, visit www.feralloy.com