TITLE

Wheel revolution

AUTHOR(S)
Grantham, Andrew
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Railway Gazette International;Jun2010, Vol. 166 Issue 6, p61
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the inauguration of the railway wheel rolling mill in Lovere, Italy owned by specialist and high technology steel maker Lucchini RS. The firm's investment in the mill is part of a strategy that aims to dominate the niche market for locomotive and high speed trainset wheels. According to Lucchini, the mill combines production and cutting in one sequence without warehousing between the operations. The plant is expected to increase annual production capacity while globalization is seen as an opportunity to supply niche markets.
ACCESSION #
51539042

 

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