Nakayama Steel to Expand the Output to 2.7-2.8 million tonnes

Nakayama Steel Works will increase the annual products output to 2.7-2.8 million tonnes in mid-term. Mr. Masahisa Kanzaki, the president said the output will increase to 2 million tonnes by the end of 2007 after the new reheat furnace and coil box for the hot strip mill to increase the hot rolled coil output for Nippon Steel under the alliance. The firm starts the working to install new reheat furnace in June. He said the output could increase to 2.7-2.8 million tonnes later and he will realize the level.