The joint German-Russian company “Intokast Rus” organized commercial production of granulated continuous casting fluxes under a license of Germany (the company “Alsical GmbH”) for steel casting on slab and billet continuous-casting machines
Plant designing involved specialists of the German companies “Ulrich Anlagenbau GmbH”, “Intocast AG”, and “Alsical GmbH”. All the key equipment was purchased in Germany. Commissioning of the equipment was also done by the German specialists with simultaneous training of the specialists of the joint venture. The total cost of the project amounted to approximately 4,500,000 Euro.
The first trial batch was produced in July 2013. In a short time the task of achieving the quality of German products was achieved. For today the company has mastered production of more than 25 different brands of slag-forming mixtures. Release of new SFM brands is based on consumers’ request under support of technical experts of the company “Intocast AG”. The company is certified in accordance with ISO 9001: 2008 quality management system. Implementation and technical support of products at iron and steel enterprises is done under control of the technicians of “EuroTechMet”, LLC. Sale of products, as well as all the logistics is provided by the commercial service of “EuroTechMet”, LLC.
“Intocast-Rus”, LLC is Russia's only producer of granulated slag-forming mixtures under a license of Germany (the companies “Intocast AG” and “Alsical Gmbh”). In 2014 the company was certified in accordance with ISO 9001: 2008 quality management system.