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Published: 5/14/2013 - Updated: 1 year ago


Pro-Tec Commissions New Line

The commissioning of Pro-Tec Coating Company's Continuous Annealing Line, in Leipsic, Ohio on May 13, 2013 CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE, START SLIDESHOW

Bryan Vaughn, president of Pro-Tec, in the plant.   The commissioning of Pro-Tec Coating Company's Continuous Annealing Line, in Leipsic, Ohio. This treatment process allows any amount of steel to be created that is of superior strength, lighter weight, and greater formability, therefore helping auto manufacturers, among others, to provide greater safety in more fuel-efficient vehicles. U.S. Steel and Japan's Kobe Inc. PRO-TEC was established in 1990 as a 50/50 venture by U.S. Steel and Kobe. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Bryan Vaughn, president of Pro-Tec, in the plant. The commissioning of Pro-Tec Coating Company's Continuous Annealing Line, in ...
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The tour through the plant enters the furnace and water quench area. The verticle pipes carry cooling water for the annealing process. The ceiling as 133 feet tall. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The tour through the plant enters the furnace and water quench area. The verticle pipes carry cooling water for the ...
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Hiroya Kawasaki, president of Kobe Steel, Ltd., left, John Surma, Jr., president and CEO of U.S. Steel, and Bryan Vaughn, president of PRO-TEC. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Hiroya Kawasaki, president of Kobe Steel, Ltd., left, John Surma, Jr., president and CEO of U.S. Steel, and Bryan ...
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John Surma, Jr., president and CEO of U.S. Steel.   The commissioning of Pro-Tec Coating Company's Continuous Annealing Line, in Leipsic. Enlarge | Buy This Photo John Surma, Jr., president and CEO of U.S. Steel. The commissioning of Pro-Tec Coating Company's Continuous Annealing Line,...
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Coils of steel in the automated warehouse.   The commissioning of Pro-Tec Coating Company's Continuous Annealing Line. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Coils of steel in the automated warehouse. The commissioning of Pro-Tec Coating Company's Continuous Annealing Line.
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Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Steel John Surma, Jr., in the shipping and receiving warehouse of the new facility. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Steel John Surma, Jr., in the shipping and receiving warehouse of the ...
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The protective wrapping is applied to a completed coil.  In addition to wrapping the steel, it protects the 90,000 pound coil from the elements. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The protective wrapping is applied to a completed coil. In addition to wrapping the steel, it protects the 90,000 ...
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U. S. Steel employees Ming Shi, from Detroit , left, and Jack Neely, from Pittsburgh, looking at some of the different steel components of a car. The different colors reflect the different standards of strength and weight of the parts. Enlarge | Buy This Photo U. S. Steel employees Ming Shi, from Detroit , left, and Jack Neely, from Pittsburgh, looking at some of the different ...
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Hiroya Kawasaki, president of Kobe Steel, Ltd., and John Surma, president and CEO of U.S. Steel near the furnace and water quench area of the plant. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Hiroya Kawasaki, president of Kobe Steel, Ltd., and John Surma, president and CEO of U.S. Steel near the furnace ...
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Hiroya Kawasaki, president of Kobe Steel, Ltd., left, and John Surma, president and CEO of U.S. Steel, near the machine that wraps a protective strapping around the completed coil. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Hiroya Kawasaki, president of Kobe Steel, Ltd., left, and John Surma, president and CEO of U.S. Steel, near the ...
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Bryan Vaughn, president of Pro-Tec Coating, left, with Hiroya Kawasaki, president of Kobe Steel, Ltd., and John Surma, president and CEO of U.S. Steel. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Bryan Vaughn, president of Pro-Tec Coating, left, with Hiroya Kawasaki, president of Kobe Steel, Ltd., and John Surma, president ...
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Bryan Vaughn, president of Pro-Tec.   The commissioning of Pro-Tec Coating Company's Continuous Annealing Line, in Leipsic. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Bryan Vaughn, president of Pro-Tec. The commissioning of Pro-Tec Coating Company's Continuous Annealing Line, in Leipsic.
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Hiroya Kawasaki, president of Kobe Steel, Ltd., left, John Surma, Jr.,  president and CEO of U.S. Steel, and Joseph R. Scherrbaum, Jr., vice president-sales, U.S. Steel, on the plant floor. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Hiroya Kawasaki, president of Kobe Steel, Ltd., left, John Surma, Jr., president and CEO of U.S. Steel, and Joseph ...
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John Surma, Jr., president and CEO of U.S. Steel, and Bryan Vaughn, president of Pro-Tec. Enlarge | Buy This Photo John Surma, Jr., president and CEO of U.S. Steel, and Bryan Vaughn, president of Pro-Tec.
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Hiroya Kawasaki, president of Kobe Steel, Ltd., left, and John Surma, Jr., president and CEO of U.S. Steel. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Hiroya Kawasaki, president of Kobe Steel, Ltd., left, and John Surma, Jr., president and CEO of U.S. Steel.
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Paul Nuveman, warehouse coordinator, with the strapping material that is used to wrap the completed coils before shipping.  Enlarge | Buy This Photo Paul Nuveman, warehouse coordinator, with the strapping material that is used to wrap the completed coils before shipping.
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