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Harsco to start production on site from US Steel

The Taylor-Wharton Harsco company, part of the engineering division of Harsco Corporation, will begin making high-pressure containers on a site bought from US Steel Košice. Investments should total $4.5 million.

US Steel Košice has already drawn other foreign investors to the Košice region on direct contracts, and has undertaken a programme of presentation tours to major European cities promoting Košice as an investment destination.

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