16 October 2018

On Sunday, October 14, 2018 at approximately 1:34 p.m., the voestalpine Texas Plant experienced a malfunction in the equipment which caused a flare. The flare was contained and brought under control in approximately one minute and was immediately remediated.

There were no injuries reported and there was no impact to the community nor employees. The company’s safety team has begun to investigate and assess the root cause of the incident. After the assessment is concluded, we will determine a timeline for the length of the repairs. We will provide additional information if necessary.

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Isabel Palacios

Public Relations and Communications Manager

T: 361-229-4464


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