SSAB holds technical seminar for GCC tipper and trailer users
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SSAB held its first technical seminar for tipper and trailer users in the GCC to highlight the benefits of using high strength steel and achieving a low weight-high payload balance.
SSAB manufactures high strength steel products for global markets, but its seminar in October targeted end-users for the first time and introduced SSAB’s flagship product lines, Hardox Wear Plate and Strenx performance steel, while touching upon benefits of high strength steel and sharing customer success stories
“SSAB has always had a strong end-user focus. And we have been sensing a need gap in the market to address end-user concerns as well as educate them on the benefits of using high strength steel in superstructures,” said Ozgur Yalcin, area sales manager, SSAB Middle East.
“The technical seminar had detailed discussions on the advantages of upgrading fleets and how SSAB can help end-users achieve the same benefits with lighter but stronger steel, leading to low fuel consumption and higher payload capacities,” he added.
The half-day event began at 10am, starting with an introduction to SSAB’s special steels product lines – Hardox Wear Plate and Strenx Performance steel.
SSAB technical support manager, Middle East, Joseph Elias, and Pierre Bergsten, production efficiency specialist, spearheaded the presentations.
The seminar further provided end-users with insights into modern structural design trends and the suitability of SSAB steel for such projects.
Attendees also learnt about the latest compliance standards for steel and manufacturing, while SSAB highlighted its full compliance with existing regulations and environmental concerns. In addition, existing end-users shared their own journey and success with using SSAB steel.
“We wanted it to be an engaging event along with being educational. I think the calculation models we shared were very inspiring for our end-users and enabled them to understand the real-time benefits of SSAB steel for their specific business,” said Ozgur Yalcin.