Plant "ArcelorMittal Skopje" presented Thursday a new EUR 3,5 million investment in a zinc plating line.
The investment covered a reconstruction and full automation of the steel mill's zinc plating production line, which is expected to increase output volume and quality.
It will enable a more efficient technological operation, better energy efficiency and productivity, reduced emissions of air polluting substances and their continual monitoring.
The Ministers for attracting foreign investments and environment, Vele Samak and Abdilaqim Ademi respectively, welcomed the new investment.
Government officials, many businessmen and general managers of the most influential companies in the Balkan steel industry attended the event.
ArcelorMittal is the world's leading steel and mining company. Guided by a philosophy to produce safe, sustainable steel, it is the leading supplier of quality steel products in all major markets including automotive, construction, household appliances and packaging. ArcelorMittal operates in 60 countries and employs about 260,000 people worldwide.