ABB India awarded electrification and automation contract for AM/NS India’s new advanced cold rolling mill

ABB India has been appointed to provide electrification and automation systems for ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India’s (AM/NS India) advanced steel cold rolling mill (CRM) in Hazira, Gujarat.

The contract at the flagship manufacturing plant comes through John Cockerill India Limited, the original equipment manufacturer for the project. AM/NS India is setting up the new CRM as part of its downstream expansion plan. ABB India will provide advanced electrification and automation systems, including distributed control system and associated equipment and components, to support enhanced energy efficiency, optimised zinc consumption and high levels of corrosion resistance throughout the steel production process. This will support AM/NS India in its bid to reach greater levels of sustainability at Hazira. The new CRM with advanced processing lines is due to be commissioned in 2024.