01 Introduction

In order to come up to the high quality requirements of the products, raw material procurement is of special importance. Scrap must for example be free from any contamination, radioactivity or possible hollow or explosive bodies and closed containers. Besides scrap other materials like electrodes, alloys, Production | Raw material procurement | Introductionrefractories, lime and carbon are purchased on the basis of strict criteria for a smooth production process. In order to be able to keep to these criteria, one-day seminars are conducted for scrap trading companies on request covering topics like steel production, scrap specifications and quality assurance.

A good raw material management leads to good products and a sustainable responsibility for resources – in compliance with the corporate objectives of BSW.


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