TimkenSteel Picks Perry Township for Q&T Facility
By Metal Center News Staff
on Oct 15, 2014
Oct. 15, 2014 TimkenSteel Picks Perry Township for Q&T Facility TimkenSteel has chosen a location for its new quench-and-temper facility in Northeast Ohio. The company will locate the $40 million facility in Perry Township, at the site of its Gambrinus steel plant. The new facility, which will perform heat-treat operations, will have a capacity of 50,000 process-tons annually of 4-inch to 13-inch bars and tubes. The company is expanding to produce value-added steel for the energy and other niche markets. "Our investment in additional value-added operations feeds growing sales of our most sophisticated product lines, which meet the needs of demanding applications in energy and other markets," says Shawn J. Seanor, executive vice president of Energy and Distribution for the steelmaker. "Our decision to locate the new operation near our Canton facilities offers us operational benefits and comes after strong state and local support."