Company name: Ternium
Category: Iron ore, iron, steelmaking
Location: San Nicolas de los Garza, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
Expertise: Iron ore mining, DRI, iron and steelmaking
Keywords: Flat products, long products, steel tubes
Telephone number: +52 81 8865 2828
Fax: +52 81 8329 8507
Other information: Ternium is a leading company in the Americas that manufactures and processes a broad range of steel products with advanced iron and steelmaking technology. The company supplies iron and steel to customers in a wide range of industries, including the construction, automotive, manufacturing, home appliance, packaging, energy and transport sectors.
Ternium and its subsidiaries have 17 production centers in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, the United States and Guatemala. Together with Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (NSSMC), Ternium also has ownership and control over Usiminas. [Usiminas itself is one of the largest producers of steel in the Americas, with major steel mills in Brazil with a total steelmaking capacity of just under 10 million tonnes / year.] Ternium also operates 39 steel distribution and service centres around the globe.
Principal iron ore mines include the Las Encinas Aquila Mine in Aquila, Michoacan (open pit); the Las Encinas Pihuamo Mine in Pihuamo (underground); the Las Encinas Cerro Nahuatl Mine in Colima (open pit); and the Pena Colorada Iron Ore Mine in Minatitlan, Colima (open pit; part-owned). Beneficiation and pelletising plants are at Manzanillo Port.
Main steelmaking facilities in Mexico include the Puebla Works, in Puebla (DRI, EAF steelmaking, continuous casting and bar production); the Monterrey Works (DRI, EAF, ladle furnaces, slab casting, hot and cold rolling mills, temper / skin pass mills, coating lines); and Tenigal (cold rolling and hot dip galvanising).
Principal products sold include DRI, hot rolled band, billets, slabs, bars (including rebar), rod, sections, sheet piling, hoop and strip, cold rolled and coated steel coil and sheet (including galvanised, aluminised and corrugated steel sheet); welded tube and pipe.