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SIgnificant milestones
           


1959
           
On the basis of the government’s decision, the Deed of Foundation, establishing the national enterprise - the East Slovakian Steelworks (VSŽ) - was signed on April 1

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1959

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1960

1960
           
On January 4 construction of the iron and steel works started. More than four thousand people participated in the official groundbreaking


1965
           
One of the largest investment projects – construction of the first blast furnace - was completed and the first iron was smelted on June 2

1965
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1966

1966
           
The whole metallurgical cycle was completed thanks to rapidly proceeding construction


1969
           
The old type radiator production started.

1976
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1972

1972
           
The first spiral welded pipe intended for export left the gates of the steelworks


1982
           
On April 28 the continuous casting of steel slabs was officially put into operation

1982
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1989

1989
           
VSŽ, national enterprise was transformed on July 1 into a state company

1990
           
 From November 15 the state company became a joint-stock company (a.s.)

 

1991-1992
           
 VSŽ was included in the first wave of voucher privatization

 

1995
           
 VSŽ, a. s. became an associate member of Eurofer – the European Steel Association

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1996

1996
           
The last ingot was rolled out in the Slabbing Plant on January 10. This technology was then replaced 100 % by steel casting into slabs


1998
           
VSŽ and the United States Steel Corporation set up a joint venture based in Košice

1998
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2000

2000
           
On November 24 the United States Steel Corporation took over the Košice steelworks. Two months later the first President of U. S. Steel Košice held a meeting with all suppliers and demanded that they act in accordance with the Code of Ethics of the Corporation. 


2007
           
On November 25 Galvanizing Line No. 3 was officially brought into operation.

2007
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POSTAL ADDRESS:
 

U. S. Steel Košice, s.r.o.
Vstupný areál U. S. Steel
044 54 Košice
Slovak Republic

Phone.: +421 55 673 1111
Fax: +421 55 673 1110

 

BILLING INFORMATION:
 

ID No.: 36 199 222
VAT ID: SK7020000119

Commercial Register: District Court Kosice I, Sec.: Sro, File No.: 11711/V

VISITING US:

 

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