Concast (India) Ltd., a Primetals Technologies Group Company, has received an order from Indian steel
producer Orissa Metaliks Private Limited (Orissa Metaliks) to supply a three-strand continuous billet
caster for the company´s production site near Kharagpur, West Bengal. The plant is designed to produce
384,000 tons of carbon steel billets per year with a cross section of 100 millimeters for further processing
to commercial rebars. The aim of the project is to increase capacity. To save energy, the casting
machine is designed for hot direct rolling of billets to rebars without reheating. The plant start-up is
scheduled for November 2016.