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Sosnowiec

Huta Buczek Sosnowiec

After World War II, the plant was renamed the Sosnowiec steelworks . In the Katarzyna steelworks , the second of the blast furnaces was demolished. In 1961 , both plants were merged: the Katarzyna steelworks and Towarzystwo Akcyjne Sosnowiecki Fabryki Rur i Żelaza, creating the Huta im. Buczka.

In 1995 , as part of the Mass Privatization Programme , Huta im. M. Buczka was transformed into a company wholly owned by the State Treasury and adopted the name of Huta Buczek SA .

From 1995 to 2003 , Huta Buczek SA was separated from several smaller units and the parent company Technologie Buczek SA

In 2010, the process of liquidation of the plants began and ended in 2016.

Image photography

By Viktor Macha in 2005.

Plant facts and figures

The plant have an annual capacity of 200000 tons.

The following processes are conducted in the plant:

  • Foundry

This plant produces the following type of products:

  • Slabs

Full description

It was the year of 1881 when the first mill in Sosnowiec county was established by entrepreneur Huldschynsky, the works were named as “Walcownia Żelaza i Rurkownia, Katarzyna Huta”. Only a steel foundry, rolling mill and forge were commissioned there. First iron smelting unit consisting of tw blast furnaces was built in 1895. The works were known as “Towarzystwo Akcyjne Sosnowieckich Fabryk Rur i Żelaza” in that time.

During the Great war the plant was seriously damaged and partially restored until after the 1920 already, production started to focus on cylinders casting and seamless tubes. In 1938 two open-hearth furnaces were installed in the steel plant. During the Second World War was the first blast furnace was destroyed and occupying german troops used the mill for submarines parts production. After the war also the second blast furnace was demolished and the works merged with Huta Sosnowiec.

Current cylinders foundry, owned by Huta Buczek SA since privatization in 1995, was built during the 70s. The melting shop consists of three induction furnaces with volumes of 6, 15 and 25 tons.

Main data

Owner

The plant is owned by ROHRWERK MAXHÜTTE GMBH

Address

Plant address: Nowopogońska 1, 41-200 Sosnowiec, Poland

Country

The plant is located in Poland

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