Fully integrated forging company and controls the manufacturing process from scrap to finished product. The company has the largest free-form forging press in the Nordic countries and delivers anything from semi-finished products to completely finished products ready for assembly.
BJÖRNEBORG STEEL AB WINS MARINE ORDER IN EXCESS OF 2,5 MEUR
Björneborg Steel AB have been awarded an order package in excess of 2,5 MEUR. The Order consists of propeller shafts and intermediates shafts for several ships and will be delivered ready for final assembly.
Björneborg Steel controls the complete manufacturing process inhouse, from remelting of scrap to ready- made components. This significant order shows the competence and competitiveness Björneborg Steel has within the maritime industry when it comes to complete shaft lines for marine propulsion systems. It is also evidence to the importance of the recent strategic investments made in deep hole drilling capabilities as well as World Class finishing capabilities.
By Viktor Macha in 2005.
Plant facts and figures
The plant have an annual capacity of 250000 tons.
The following processes are conducted in the plant:
- Steel making
This plant produces the following type of products:
The first ironworks in Björneborg were known in 1656 already. More extensive development started in the mid-19th century. Until 1872 a pair of blast furnaces, bessemer steel plant, cast iron foundry and fourteen steam hammers were in operation.
The Nordenfeldt family run the plant until 1898, when Björneborgs Jernverks AB were founded.
The restructuring of Swedish industry in the 1980s hit Björneborg as well. The plant was acquired by Avesta AB, which soon after sold the plant to Boxholms AB.
In 1993 the Norwegian company Scana Steel took over the production. In 2018 the plant became independent and continues the rich tradition as Björneborg Steel AB.