Showa Denko recently announced that it has acquired 50% ownership in AMI Automation, headquartered in Monterrey, Mexico. Showa Denko has an option to acquire the remaining 50% of AMI within 5 years.
AMI provides fully integrated automation and control solutions to a wide range of industries. Especially the electrode regulation systems are utilized to produce almost 90% of EAF steel in North America.
By utilizing AMI’s Industrial Systems division’s capabilities in our production process, SDK expects more efficient graphite electrode production. SDK’s goal is to provide sustainable value to customers’ business and strengthen the position as a global leader in the graphite electrode industry.