The Governor of Kentucky, Matt Bevin, inaugurates the new production lines of NAS, subsidiary of Acerinox in the USA, in the presence of the Ambassador of Spain in the USA, Pedro Morenés

The new equipment will enable the plant to increase its production capacity by 10% and expand the range of products. Following an investment of 150 million dollars, NAS begins manufacturing bright-annealed stainless steel, which is increasing in demand in the North American market

Acerinox inaugurates the new production lines in the North American Stainless (NAS) plant in the presence of the Governor of Kentucky (USA), Matt Bevin; the Ambassador of Spain in the United States, Pedro Morenés; and the Consulate of Spain in Chicago, Consul General, Federico Palomera Guez, who were welcomed by the Board of Directors of the Group, led by its Chairman, Rafael Miranda, and its Chief Executive Officer, Bernardo Velázquez; as well as by the CEO of NAS, Cristóbal Fuentes, and its employees.

“With the opening of this new production line, North American Stainless – already a key member of Kentucky’s primary metals industry – positions itself to capture a growing market as the nation’s main producer of this specialty stainless steel”, said the Governor, Matt Bevin, upon learning about the new bright annealing line and the cold rolling mill in which Acerinox has invested over 150 million dollars.