Finkl Steel Chicago plant

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Finkl Steel Chicago plant is a 573 thousand tonnes per annum (TTPA) electric arc furnace (EAF) steel plant operating in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

Location

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  • Location: 1355 East 93rd Street, Chicago, IL 60619, United States[1]
  • Coordinates (WGS 84): 41.724915, -87.589968 (exact)

Background

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.[2]

In 2012, the company was fined $352,700 for violations of Occupational Safety and Hazard Association (OSHA) standards at the Chicago plant.[3]

In 2019, an explosion at the plant's slag pit caused $150,000 in damage. No one was injured.[4]



Plant Details

Table 1: General Plant Details

Plant status Start date Workforce size
operating[5] 2011[6] 545[7]

Table 2: Ownership and Parent Company Information

Parent company Parent company PermID Owner Owner company PermID
Swiss Steel Holding AG [100%][8] 4295890566 [100%] A Finkl & Sons Co[6] 4297264107

Table 3: Process and Products

Steel product category Steel products Steel sector end users Main production equipment Detailed production equipment
crude; semi-finished; finished rolled[9] mold steel; die steel; die casting; cold work; bars & custom forgings; billets & ingots[9] automotive; building and infrastructure; energy; tools and machinery; transport[10] electric arc furnace (EAF)[11] 1 EAF (75-tonne; began in 2011)[11]

Table 4: Crude Steel Production Capacities (thousand tonnes per annum):

Electric arc furnace steelmaking capacity Nominal crude steel capacity (total)
573 TTPA[12] 573 TTPA

Articles and Resources

References

  1. https://web.archive.org/web/20220121105848/https://www.bloomberg.com/tosv2.html?vid. Archived from the original on 2022-01-21. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. "Who We Are". Finkl Steel. Retrieved 2021-11-15.
  3. "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.
  4. Cauguiran, Cate (2019-04-18). "Finkl Steel explosion sends burning debris flying, nearby home catches fire". ABC7 Chicago. Retrieved 2021-11-15.
  5. https://web.archive.org/web/20211231002215/https://www.finkl.com/. Archived from the original on 2021-12-31. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. 6.0 6.1 https://web.archive.org/web/20211214103700/https://www.finkl.com/about/who-we-are/. Archived from the original on 2021-12-14. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  7. https://www.datanyze.com/companies/finkl-steel/1952561. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  8. https://web.archive.org/web/20220319020412/https://www.swisssteel-group.com/en/locations/all-locations-of-the-swiss-steel-group?tx_iknetworks_network%5Baction%5D=list&tx_iknetworks_network%5Bbusiness%5D=6&tx_iknetworks_network%5Bcontroller%5D=Company&tx_iknetworks_network%5Bcountry%5D=0&tx_iknetworks_network%5Bunit%5D=0&cHash=d3513be6997f8e37440f08f38657bccd. Archived from the original on 2022-03-19. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. 9.0 9.1 https://web.archive.org/web/20211214103645/https://www.finkl.com/products/. Archived from the original on 2021-12-14. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  10. https://web.archive.org/web/20211214103658/https://www.finkl.com/applications/. Archived from the original on 2021-12-14. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  11. 11.0 11.1 "2021 AIST Electric Arc Furnace Roundup". Association for Iron & Steel Technology. January 2021. {{cite magazine}}: Cite magazine requires |magazine= (help)
  12. "2022 AIST Electric Arc Furnace Roundup". Association for Iron & Steel Technology. January 2022. {{cite magazine}}: Cite magazine requires |magazine= (help)

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