Ardemagni, the European service center of China Steel Corporation


Ardemagni, founded in 1946 by the Ardemagni family and located near Milan, is a steel service center that focuses on distribution of NGO and GO Electrical Steel in Italy and Europe, supplying slit strips from in-house stock on a JIT basis. Since 2010 Ardemagni has become the European service center of CSC (China Steel Corporation), responsible for the distribution of CSC Electrical Steel in the European market. Ardemagni has a long-term relationship with CSC and Duferco groups. Duferco International Trading Holdings S.A. (DITH) is an independent trader of steel and raw materials used in steelmaking. “The relationship with Duferco is strategic for Ardemagni – the company explains – mainly for the following reasons: access to new markets through its distribution network, just in time supply based on large avaiable stock, and financial support. The strategic alliance with CSC Group represents for Ardemagni the key to value creation in the downstream operations. In particular, the advantages are the following: supply side security of consistent volumes and access to hightest quality material, benefit from continuous CSC technical development, and tailored technical support to customers”.