Thai Cold Rolled Steel Sheet PCL
Thai Cold Rolled Steel Sheet Public Co., Ltd., or TCR, was established in 1995 as a joint venture between SSI and a number of leading Japanese companies, namely NKK Corporation, Marubeni Corporation, Tomen Corporation, Nichimen Corporation, Okura & Co., Ltd., and Toyota Tsusho (Thailand) Co., Ltd.. TCR was granted investment privileges by the Board of Investment to be the first company in Thailand to produce cold-rolled steel sheet in coil. Costing over 13.5 billion baht, or approximately US$540 million, TCR’s cold strip mill is located in Bang Saphan District, Prachuap Khirikhan Province. Production commenced in July 1997, and the plant now has a capacity of 1.2 million tonnes per year. The plant uses hot-rolled steel sheet in coil as its raw material.
Cold-rolled steel sheet is used in the manufacture of automobiles, electrical appliances, furniture, packaging, and various types of coated steel, and in construction.