SSI UK’s restoration of steel making on Teesside marks not only the return of steel making on Teesside, but also the rise of Teesside steel in the global steel industry landscape.
Welcome to Sahaviriya Steel Industries (United Kingdom) or SSI UK
Welcome to the new beginning. Sahaviriya Steel Teesside is the successor to Teesside Cast Products The acquisition agreement for Teesside Cast Products was signed on 24 February 2011 by SSI UK and Tata Steel UK. Sahaviriya Steel Teesside is a modern iron and steel making facility which sits on a coastal site located in Redcar, and situated in the North East of England. The site has an efficient plant layout and excellent infrastructure, integrated with a deep-water berth and ore terminal for easy access to imported raw materials. The Teesside iron and steel making facility, is fully integrated from raw material agglomeration, coke making, through to iron & steel making and power generation. The blast furnace at Redcar is the second largest blast furnace in Europe is linked to a modern steel making facility, which has an annual steel slab production capacity of 3.5 million tonnes. Sahaviriya Steel Teesside is a Tier 1 World steel slab producer with a proven track record of producing various advanced steel grades.
Our acquisition and planned investment is a restoration and rejuvenation of the Teesside’s steel making facility and its 160 years of heritage. This 160 years of history is the history of modern steel making itself and is the longest of such in the World. The passion that the Teesside community has for the steel industry is second to none in the World, and the area is blessed with highly-skilled and hard-working workforce and experienced engineers. SSI UK’s restoration of steel making in on Teesside marks not only the return of steel making here on Teesside, but also the rise of Teesside steel in the global steel industry landscape.
SSI UK is a 100%-owned UK-based subsidiary of Sahaviriya Steel Industries Public Company Limited (SSI). SSI is the largest steel sheet producer in Southeast Asia with annual hot-rolling capacity of 4 million tpa, and is publicly owned and listed in the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET). SSI, through this acquisition by SSI UK, fulfills its goal of becoming a fully-integrated flat steel producer – from agglomeration, coke making, iron making, steel making, hot rolling, cold rolling to galvanizing. The stable supply of high-grade steel slabs to our downstream rolling operation in Thailand, and the enhanced capability to innovate Premium Value Products for our customers, will allow SSI to be more competitive and better serve the fast growing market in Asia.