Tata Steel International Americas beat out challenging competition from European and Asian mills to land a 5,000 metric tons order of bulb and universal flats for NASSCO, a division of General Dynamics, for the US Navy Program - MLP. The winning bid was enhanced by the availability of required product stock at Tata Steel International's Houston facility which could
|General Manager Tata Steel International Americas, Pete Joyce|
supplement mill deliveries from Tata Steel Europe Skinningrove and allow the US Navy to draw material on a Just-In-Time basis to meet the build schedule. The contract is expected to last through 2013, and 2,000 metric tons have been delivered so far, with an additional 3,000 scheduled for the 2011/12 fiscal year.
General Manager Tata Steel International Americas, Pete Joyce, reported that the positive outcome was the result of the Tata Steel Group mobilizing its many strengths and putting together an impressively constructed packaged designed to meet the US Navy's specific needs.