New owner of the steel plant in Conshohocken provides details on the plant

Ohio-based Cleveland-Cliffs, the largest flat-rolled steel producer in North America, bought the company that owned the steel plant along Conshohocken Road in Conshohocken (Plymouth Township) in 2020. It recently updated its website with details about the plant. Below are the highlights.

The fact sheet describes the Conshohocken plant as follows:

Conshohocken is a plate production facility located on the Schuylkill River adjacent to Philadelphia. The area is surrounded by highway and railroad systems that allow for excellent shipping access. Conshohocken operates steel plate facilities including a 100-inch Steckel mill and heat-treating equipment. The Conshohocken facility is capable of producing 450,000 tons of plate annually.

There are some interesting numbers provided by the fact sheet, such as:

  • The plant employs 115 people
  • The property is 78 acres
  • The building on the property is one million square feet
  • The plant was founded in 1857 as Alan Wood Steel
  • Products include coiled plate, discrete plate, military alloy, commercial alloy, heat-treated carbon
  • Its products are used in construction, distribution, energy, heavy equipment, military, mold and tool

You can view the entire fact sheet here.