Gränges has during July and August experienced temporary production disturbances in the Huntingdon and Salisbury plants in the US. The production disturbances have impacted the already capacity constrained rolling mills and resulted in lost production capacity and lower sales volume. The specific issues behind the disturbances have been solved. For the third quarter the temporary production disturbances are expected to lead to a loss of sales volume of about 6 ktonnes.
“We usually do not comment on minor production disturbances, but when occurring in plants operating at close to maximum