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Last $38.83 USD
Change Today -1.57 / -3.89%
Volume 537.8K
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POSCO Center

440 Teheran-ro

Gangnam-gu

Seoul, 135-777

South Korea

Phone: 82 2 3457 0114

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POSCO operates as an integrated steel producer in Korea and internationally. The company manufactures and sells a line of steel products, including cold rolled and hot rolled products, stainless steel products, plates, wire rods and silicon steel sheets. The company is able to meet a range of customer needs from manufacturing industries that consume steel, including automotive, shipbuilding, home appliance, engineering, and machinery industries. Products In addition to steel products produced by the company and directly sold to external customers, the company engages its consolidated sales subsidiaries (including Daewoo International Corporation (Daewoo International)) to sell its steel products produced by the company. Cold Rolled Products Cold rolled coils and further refined galvanized cold rolled products are used primarily in the automotive industry to produce car body panels. Other users include the household goods, electrical appliances, engineering and metal goods industries. The company’s deliveries of cold rolled products produced by the company and directly sold to external customers amounted to 11.9 million tons in 2014, representing 39.1% of the company’s total sales volume of principal steel products produced by the company and directly sold to external customers. Hot Rolled Products Hot rolled coils and sheets have different industrial applications. They are used to manufacture structural steel used in the construction of buildings, industrial pipes and tanks, and automobile chassis. Hot rolled coil is also manufactured in a range of widths and thickness as the feedstock for higher value-added products, such as cold rolled products and silicon steel sheets. The company’s deliveries of hot rolled products produced by the company and directly sold to external customers amounted to 7.8 million tons in 2014, representing 25.6% of its total sales volume of principal steel products produced by the company and directly sold to external customers. The major customers of the company’s hot rolled products are downstream steelmakers in Korea, which use the products to manufacture pipes and cold rolled products. Stainless Steel Products Stainless steel products are used to manufacture household goods and are also used by the chemical industry, paper mills, the aviation industry, the automotive industry, the construction industry, and the food processing industry. The company’s deliveries of stainless steel products produced by the company and directly sold to external customers amounted to 2.7 million tons in 2014, representing 8.7% of its total sales volume of principal steel products produced by the company and directly sold to external customers. Plates Plates are used in shipbuilding, structural steelwork, offshore oil and gas production, power generation, mining, and the manufacture of earth-moving and mechanical handling equipment, boiler and pressure vessels and other industrial machinery. The company’s deliveries of plates produced by the company and directly sold to external customers amounted to 4.6 million tons in 2014, representing 15.3% of its total sales volume of principal steel products produced by the company and directly sold to external customers. Wire Rods Wire rods are used primarily by manufacturers of wire, fasteners, nails, bolts, nuts, and welding rods. Wire rods are also used in the manufacture of coil springs, tension bars, and tire cords in the automotive industry. The company’s deliveries of wire rods produced by the company and directly sold to external customers amounted to 2.4 million tons in 2014, representing 7.9% of its total sales volume of principal steel products produced by the company and directly sold to external customers. Silicon Steel Sheets Silicon steel sheets are used primarily in the manufacture of power transformers and generators and rotating machines. The company’s deliveries of silicon steel sheets produced by the company and directly sold to external customers amounted to 1.0 million tons in 2014, representing 3.4% of its total sales volume of principal steel products produced by the company and directly so

 

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