China Business and History
Eramet ventured early in China in the 1980’s, though its first Chinese outpost in Hong Kong. First supplying Mn Ore, expanded in the 1990’s with FeNi, Mn and Ni chemicals and swedish high speed steels.
The 1990’s was also the opportunity for Eramet to do its first industrial operation in China, taking over and revamping Mn alloys plant in Shaoxing and Laibing, supplying the whole of Asia.
With the new century in the 2000’s, Eramet further expanded by setting its China headquarter in Shanghai, and further investing to supply China rapid growth with plants for Mn Chemical, High Speed Steel, Tool Steel. In parallel Eramet grew its Mn mine and other operations to satisfy Chinese growing demand for high quality Ore and alloy.
Now, solidly supported by its strong sales, technical and plant local teams. Eramet is positioned to support China’s economic reform from investment driven to high value technology and new industries driven. Ready for the China Dream.