Corrugados Azpeitia S.L.
Corrugados Azpeitia S.L is the biggest manufacturer of reinforcing bars in Spain.
Corrugados Azpeitia started its activity in the 1950´s under the name of Marcial Ucin and has been in constant development during decades, always promoting the implementation of state-of-the-art technologies:
- In 1967 Corrugados Azpeitia was the second steel company in Spain to implement Continuous Casting process for the production of steel billets.
- In 1985 it was one of the first companies in Europe to add the EBT technology (Eccentric Botton Tapping) for the furnace pouring process in the steel shop. At the same moment in time, Corrugados Azpeitia implemented the refining process in the ladle furnace for the secondary metallurgy.
- In 1986, jointly with Inasmet (R+D partner institute in San Sebastian), Corrugados Azpeitia developed a process of thermomechanical treatment for the rolling mill process that was patented. Corrugados Azpeitia was a pioneer in the implementation of thermomechanical treatment in the rolling of reinforcing bars.
Spain, Portugal and France are the main domestic markets for Corrugados Azpeitia. Corrugados Azpeitia is also present in export markets overseas.