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Agent (sidenor)

The company SIDENOR ACEROS ESPECIALES S.L. duly established and existing under the laws of Spain, having its registered offices at Barrio Ugarte s/n, Basauri-Bizkaia (Spain), is the biggest special steel producer in Spain and one of the largest in Europe.
For more details from Sidenor company please note on timeline as follow:


The Spanish Government creates Acerialesas a vehicle for restructuring the special steels industry in Spain


Creation of Acenorfrom the merger of Aceriales, Echevarria, Orbegozo, Acerosde Llodio, ForjasAlavesasy Olarra.


Creation of Sidenorfrom the merger of Acenorand Forjasy Acerosde Reinosa(6 plants: Basauri, Hernani, Vitoria, Llodio, Olarraand Reinosa)


Closure of Llodioand Hernani


Privatization of Sidenor
−Special Steels business acquired by private investors
−Stainless Steel business acquired by Roda


Purchase of
−50% de Atlax(Mexico)
−58% de AçosVillares(Brazil)


Sale of Atlaxto industrial investors


Purchase of Sidenorby Gerdau


Purchase of GSB Acerofrom CIE Automotive (Azkoitiaand Legazpiplants)


Purchase of Gabilondo, Rectificadoradel Valles& Trefusa


Closure of LegazpiPlant


Sale of Forjanor


The management team of Sidenorpurchases the company from Gerdau

SIDENOR is a steel company, leader in the European steel industry for the production of special steel long products industry and a reference point for heavy forgings and casting pieces worldwide.
 It is also an important supplier of cold finished products in the European market.

The company has production plants in Spain (in the Basque Country, Cantabria and Catalonia) as well as business delegations in Germany, France, Italy and the U.K.

Our facilities are highly specialized and are able to provide suitable solutions to all industries that demand high performance steels in response to demanding work conditions.
Our steel production capacity is around one million tonnes per year, destined mainly to the manufacture of components for the automotive, machines and capital equipment, shipbuilding, civil engineering, defense, energy, mining and petrochemical sectors.

The company is at the frontline of the sector thanks to their intense research commitment. SIDENOR has one of the largest R & D centers in the steel industry in Europe;

 it undertakes technological developments to optimize processes and products in our facilities as well as in those of our customers.

SIDENOR focuses on the needs of the customer:

• Creating collaborative environments
• Becoming the main technological metallurgical and steelmaking reference
• Giving solutions to current and future demands
• Offering R&D facilities as a tool for cooperation
• Solving your short term technical problems