- GE Will Replace the Electric Equipment for Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional, One of the Largest and Oldest Steel Plants in Brazil
- The Upgrade Service Will Help Improve the Plant’s Operation Efficiency and Reliability
Paris – 11 October 2018 — GE Power (NYSE: GE) has recently been selected by Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional (CSN), one of the largest steel producers in Latin America, to replace its converter in the steel plant in Volta Redonda, Brazil.
The Presidente Vargas Steelworks plant, located more than 100 kilometers west of Rio de Janeiro, has an annual production capacity of 5.8 million tons of steel. Inaugurated in the forties, it is also one of the oldest large steel plants in Brazil.