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W.Va. Plant Expansion to be Finished by Year's End

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FOLLANSBEE, W.Va. (AP) - Wheeling-Nisshin expects to begin production of a new product at its plant in Brooke County by the end of the year.     

The company is spending $28 million to add a new corrosion-resistant, hot dip coated steel sheet line at its
Follansbee plant.     

Wheeling-Nisshin human resource manager Nick Cortese says that the company expects to conduct a non-commercial trial in May. Commercial production is expected to begin in late November.     

Wheeling-Nisshin's parent, Nisshin Steel Co. Ltd., developed the new coating, called ZAM. It's a combination of zinc, aluminum and manganese.
          
      
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