Coil core robot, BlueScope Vietnam

The process robot at our BlueScope Vietnam plant autonomously inserts cardboard or steel sleeves into the centre of metal-coated or painted coils.

This innovation eliminates manual handling risk, so improves safety, operating efficiency, and accuracy. Customers are appreciating the benefits evidenced by reduced complaints and claims.

BlueScope Steel's US$105 million world-class flat steel metallic coating and painting facility in Phu My 1 Industrial Zone, Ba Ria - Vung Tau province was commissioned in November 2005.  It includes a 125,000 tonne per annum metallic coating line, 50,000 tonne per annum paint line and a 15,000 tonne per annum combination slitting line. BlueScope Lysaght Vietnam, incorporated in 1993, is today the country's leading manufacturer of coated and prepainted products for the construction market.