Stainless Steel World Asia 2022

Applications

Stainless steels are a suitable materials for many applications where both the strength of steel and corrosion resistance are required. It is resistant to corrosion, staining and stainless steel can be rolled into sheets, plates, bars, wire, and tubing for a variety of applications. Below you can find news on the application of stainless steels in a broad variety of industries, such as architecture, oil and gas, shipbuilding and heat exchangers.

Twi near net shape advanced manufacturing capability

We are excited to announce the completion of the TWI-funded exploratory project, ‘POWHIPMAT’ which is related to the manufacture of industrial representative demonstrator parts...

Tenova to provide hydrogen experimental DRI plant

Tenova, part of the Technint Group and a developer and provider of sustainable solutions for the green transition of the metals industry, was recently...

Veolia WaterTechnologies redevelops brownfield site

Veolia Water Technologies, a subsidiary of Veolia and a leading specialist in water treatment technologies and services, is redeveloping a brownfield site for its...

ExxonMobil to invest USD 1.4bn in ethylene project

U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil plans to invest yuan 10bn (about USD 1.4bn) in its Huizhou ethylene project in south China's Guangdong Province this year. Addressing...

Korean shipbuilder joins maritime SMR project

South Korea's HD Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE) plans to develop a small modular reactor (SMR) for use in shipping in cooperation with...

Asia to lead global ethylene capacity additions by 2027

Asia is expected to lead the global ethylene industry capacity additions with a share of 54.8% by 2027, by gaining capacities from new-build and expansion projects between 2023 and 2027, according to GlobalData, a data and analytics company.

BASF starts work on €10bn Chinese petrochemical plant

BASF has begun building the main element of a €10bn petrochemical plant in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong. The Verbund factory complex in the...

WELTEC BIOPOWER builds a biogas plant in Taiwan

Together with its Asian partner Melchers Taiwan, the manufacturer WELTEC BIOPOWER is building a biogas plant in the southwest of the island state. For...

Samsung Engineering receives an EPCC contract from SSB

Samsung Engineering has received an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning (EPCC) USD 680M contract from Sarawak Shell Berhad (SSB), for its OGP (Onshore Gas...

Asia to drive highest CDU capacity additions by 2026

Asia is expected to witness the highest crude distillation unit (CDU) capacity additions globally contributing about 47% of the total CDU capacity additions by...