Feralpi Siderurgica, where the Feralpi Group is based, is a national and European leader in the production of rebar, smooth and ribbed wire rod, stretched round bar, drawn wire and welded wire mesh for use in the construction industry.
The company has cutting-edge equipment, and uses electric arc furnace technology with a continuous casting system to produce billets to supply rolling mills.
2022 - Feralpi Lonato, a machine catches fire: firefighters avoid the worst
The fire was extinguished within three hours and luckily there were no injuries
By Viktor Macha in 2005.
Plant facts and figures
The plant have an annual capacity of 1100000 tons.
The following processes are conducted in the plant:
- Steel making
- Rolling mill
This plant produces the following type of products:
Mini-mill nearby italian lake Lago di Garda was founded in 1968 by entrepreneur Carlo Pasini following long family tradition of steel making in Val Sabbia area. The plant in Lonato ment to be the first mill from raising Feralpi group.
Three electric arc furnaces (25 tons, 2x 30 tons), three-strands continuous caster and automatized rod rolling mill were in operation by 1974.
The melt shop today consists of single 110 t arc furnace (installed in 2011) with 5 strands caster. Wire and wire rod rolling mills are fed by slabs in real time. Feralpi is among major steel producers in Italy today.