Alliance Orders Red Bud Line for Gary Facility
By Metal Center News Staff
on Jun 25, 2019
Alliance Steel has made its first new equipment purchase for its impending move to Gary, Ind. Alliance has ordered a Heavy Gage Slitting Line from Red Bud Industries.
The new line will be capable of processing material up to 0.500-inch thick by 76 inches wide, with a maximum coil weight of 90,000 pounds. The line will incorporate Red Bud’s Precision Large Arbor Technology, which is specifically designed for slitting heavy gauge, high-strength material.
The system also features a hands-free push-button strip threading from the uncoiler to the recoiler, allowing the operator to thread the coil without coming in contact with the strip. Other features include self-nesting tooling bars and guarding.
Alliance announced in 2018 its plans to relocate from Bedford Park, Ill., to a facility in Gary.