Gerdau Long Steel North America, Danieli Reheat Furnace and Roughing Mill

Monroe, Michigan
General Contractor
Equipment Installation
Date Completed:
August, 2014

Gerdau Long Steel North America (Gerdau) contracted Walbridge to install a new Danieli reheat furnace and roughing mill at their Monroe, Michigan location. The furnace upgrade is part of a $21.6 million capital investment to improve the quality and production capabilities at the plant.

Scope of work for the project included:

  • Installation of all the new reheat furnace.
  • Installation of all new roughing mill equipment.
  • Fabrication and installation of all required piping supports per Danieli standards for both the reheat furnace and roughing mill.
  • Reroute piping in the furnace basement due to interference with the existing building foundations.
  • Pre-cleaning of the hydraulics, lubrication, and grease piping before installation.
  • Start up and commissioning of all equipment