Finkl Steel Chicago plant
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Finkl Steel Chicago is a 573 TTPA electric steel plant operating in Chicago, IL, United States. Finkl Steel Chicago operates an electric arc furnace (EAF).
The map below shows the location of the steel plant in Chicago, IL, United States.
The Finkl Steel Chicago plant began operating in 2011, but the A. Finkl & Sons Co had been operating other plants in Chicago since the 1880s.
In 2012, the company was fined $352,700 for violations of Occupational Safety and Hazard Association (OSHA) standards at the Chicago plant.
In 2019, an explosion at the plant's slag pit caused $150,000 in damage. No one was injured.
- Location: 1355 East 93rd Street, Chicago, IL 60619, United States
- GPS Coordinates: 41.724915, -87.589968 (exact)
- Plant status: operating
- Start year: 2011 (age 10–11)
- State-owned entity status: N/A
- Parent company: Swiss Steel Holding AG [100%]
- Parent company PermID: 4295890566
- Owner: A Finkl & Sons Co
- Owner company PermID: 4297264107
- Production capacities (thousand tonnes per annum):
- Crude steel: 573 (EAF)
- Production (thousand tonnes per annum):
- Crude steel: unknown (EAF)
- Steel product category: crude; semi-finished; finished rolled
- Steel products: mold steel; die steel; die casting; cold work; bars & custom forgings; billets & ingots
- Steel sector end users: automotive; building and infrastructure; energy; transport; tools and machinery
- Workforce size: 173
- ISO14001: N/A
- ISO50001: N/A
- Main production equipment: EAF
- Detailed production equipment: 1 EAF (75-tonne; began in 2011)
Articles and resources
- "Who We Are". Finkl Steel. Retrieved 2021-11-15.
- "US Department of Labor's OSHA cites A. Finkl and Sons in Chicago for 26 safety violations, including failing to maintain cranes | Occupational Safety and Health Administration". www.osha.gov. Retrieved 2021-11-15.
- Cauguiran, Cate (2019-04-18). "Finkl Steel explosion sends burning debris flying, nearby home catches fire". ABC7 Chicago. Retrieved 2021-11-15.
- "A Finkl & Sons Co - Company Profile and News". Bloomberg.com. Retrieved 2021-11-15.
- "Home". Finkl Steel. Retrieved 2021-11-15.
- "Locations of the Swiss Steel Group". Swiss Steel Group. Retrieved 2021-11-15.
- 2021 AIST Electric Arc Furnace Roundup, Association for Iron & Steel Technology, Jan. 2021
- "Products". Finkl Steel. Retrieved 2021-11-15.
- "Applications". Finkl Steel. Retrieved 2021-11-15.
- "Finkl Steel: Employee Directory | ZoomInfo.com". ZoomInfo. Retrieved 2021-11-15.
- "Certificates & Awards". Finkl Steel. Retrieved 2021-11-15.
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