Company name: Baowu Iron and Steel
Location: Shanghai, China
Expertise: Flat, long, tube steel products.
Keywords: Carbon, stainless steel and special steels
Telephone number: +86 21 20 658 888
Fax: +86 21 68 404 832
Other information: China Baowu Steel Group Corporation ('Baowu') was created in December 2016 by the consolidation and restructuring of the former Baosteel Group Corporation and the Wuhan Iron & Steel (Group) Corporation. Steel capacity of the combined entity at end-2016 was ~70 million tonnes, making the merged business the second largest steelmaking in the world (after ArcelorMittal).
Baowu's main production units include Baoshan Iron & Steel Co in Shanghai, Bayi Iron & Steel in Xinjiang, Shaoguan Iron & Steel in Guangdong Province, Baosteel Stainless and Baosteel Special Steel, both in Baoshan District, Shanghai.
Main products sold include ingot, bloom, billet, carbon steel bar, cold finished bar, bright bar, rod, hoop, slab, plate, hot rolled coil, skelp, cold rolled coil and sheet, aluminsed sheet, hot dip galvanised coil (GI), zinc-aluminium coated sheet, organic coated sheet (PPGI), tinplate, seamless tube and pipe, welded tube, OCTG pipe, drawn steel wire, forgings, castings and special steels [including bearing steel, tool steel].
Note that the Group has a 46% ownership stake in the Eastern Range Iron Ore Mine located in the Pilbara, Western Australia. It also owns the underground Meishan Iron Ore Mine in Jiangsu, China; and a 12% ownership stake in the Iron Bridge Mine which is located 100 kilometers south of Port Hedland in Western Australia (Iron bridge is also known as North Star, Glacier Valley).