Welcome To Aisha Steel
Aisha Steel Mills Limited (ASML), a Joint-Venture between blue-chip Pakistani and Japanese business groups namely, Arif Habib Group, Metal One Corporation (part of Mitsubishi Japan) and Universal Metal Corporation Japan, is in the final stages of completing a state-of-the-Art Cold Roll Complex with a capacity of over 220,000 mt/yr. Arif Habib Group (www.arifhabib.com.pk) is one of the largest conglomerates in Pakistan, Metal One Corp (www.mtlo.co.jp) is the world’s largest steel trading company is a part of Mitsubishi Japan (www.mitsubishicorp.com) and a renowned metal trading company Universal Metal Corporation Japan (www.universalmetal.jp), thereby making this JV a formidable team.
ASML is in the final stages of erection at a 50 acres industrial plot in the Downstream Industrial Estate, Pakistan Steel Mills, Port Qasim. ASML is using 100% brand new machinery from world’s renowned machinery manufacturers Steel Plantech Co, Japan (www.steelplantech.co.jp). ASML is getting its annealing furnances from world’s no.1 producer of industrial furnaces namely Ebner, Austria (www.ebner.cc). ASML is the only Cold Roll Coil (CRC) manufacturer in Pakistan which is using Japanese machinery for all of its main processes and therefore, will be able to produce best quality CRC in the Country.
For marketing and sales, Mitsubishi will fully assist ASML in the sale of CRC in Pakistan. As ASML will be the largest supplier of CRC in the maket, therefore, this strategic tie-up between ASML and Mitsubishi will help in seamless sales and distribtuion of CRC steel. ASML will result in savings of substantial forex reserves of the Country by substituting import of CRC with domestic quality production. ASML will also generate substantial number of direct and indirect jobs. The Project is expected to achieve mechanical completion by December 2011 and trial run, followed by commissioning, is expected from January 2012.