Thegroundbreaking ceremony ofValin ArcelorMittal Automotive Sheet Co., Ltd. (VAMA) PhaseⅡproject was held in Changsha on February 1, 2021.
Xu Dazhe, CPC Hunan Provincial Committee secretary and Hunan Provincial People's Congress Standing Committee director, and Mao Weiming, CPC Hunan Provincial Committee deputy secretary and Hunan governor, talked with Mittal, ArcelorMittal Group chairman and CEO, via video connection.
Secretary Xu announced the start of the project.
On February 1, the opening ceremony of the second phase of Valin ArcelorMittal Automotive Sheet Co., Ltd. (VAMA) project was held in Changsha. CPC Hunan Provincial Committee secretary and Hunan Provincial People's Congress Standing Committee director, announced the start of the project. Mao Weiming, CPC Hunan Provincial Committee deputy secretary and Hunan governor, and Mittal, ArcelorMittal Group chairman and CEO, delivered speeches at the ceremony. Before the ceremony, Secretary Xu and Governor Mao talked with Chairman Mittal via video connection.
Provincial leaders Zhang Jianfei, Yao Laiying, Chen Fei, and Hu Weilin, attended.
The VAMA project PhaseⅡhas a total investment of 1.07 billion yuan. It will mainly introduce and produce internationally leading second-generation thermoformed and third-generation cold-formed products, to meet major domestic passenger car manufacturers' demand for ultra-high-strength steel and super outer panels. The project is scheduled to be completed and put into production at the end of July, 2022. By then, VAMA will exceed the production capacity of 2 million tons of medium and high-end automotive steel.
The ceremony was held via video connection in five places of Changsha, Loudi, UK, Luxembourg, and Canada. The persons in charge of relevant Hunan provincial departments, Loudi city government, ArcelorMittal Group, and Valin Group, participated. The responsible comrades of Loudi city government and Valin Group delivered speeches at the ceremony.
This article is from Hunan Provincial Government www.enghunan.gov.cn.
Translator: Yu Jiangjiang
Chinese source: hunan.gov.cn