ArcelorMittal Distribution Solutions Italia (AMDSI) and CLN Group today announce the formation of ArcelorMittal CLN Distribuzione Italia, a joint venture between the two companies, that brings together two of Italy’s leading steel distribution companies.
ArcelorMittal CLN Distribuzione Italia will merge the assets and activities of both companies in the flat carbon steel service centre business in Italy.
ArcelorMittal CLN Distribuzione Italia will offer a complete and innovative range of flat carbon steel products including hot rolled, cold rolled and coated steels, providing a best in class service from its 15 sites throughout Italy and serving all market sectors including automotive, household appliances, general industry and construction.
“ArcelorMittal is very pleased to announce this new venture to the Italian market. The CLN Group has been a long standing, significant partner of ArcelorMittal’s for many years. Both companies will combine their offerings to create a new business focused on providing added value services for our Italian customers” commented Alain Le Grix de la Salle, head of Business Coordination in ArcelorMittal Europe.
"Combining our operations creates a stronger company with broader reach and increased ability to serve our customer base. It creates one of the leading steel distributors in Italy, with an expanded product range and more routes to market. This is an exciting development for our customers and I look forward to the challenge of ensuring ArcelorMittal CLN Distribuzione Italia builds a reputation for delivering exceptional high quality product and top class customer service. Our vision is to establish leadership with the aim to consolidate and develop new business relations, based on support and relationship, integrating product innovation and process technologies that anticipate our customer’s needs” said Gabriele Perris Magnetto, chief executive officer of CLN Group.