Amsteel Mills Sdn Bhd, a member of The Lion Group commenced operations in 1978. It operates two steel mills, in Klang and Banting, both in Selangor, which are equipped with modern facilities comprising Electric Arc Furnaces of 85-ton and 160-ton respectively, 6-strand Continuous Casting Machines and Ladle Furnaces to produce billets for rolling into bars and wire rods. The Banting mill produces special grade bars and wire rods for automotive parts, mattress and mechanical springs, turning parts, wire ropes and other speciality uses.
Another mill operated by the Group under the name of Antara Steel Mills Sdn Bhd in Johor produces billets and bars including U-channels. Antara Steel Mills also operates a HBI plant using the Midrex Direct Reduction technology in Labuan, East Malaysia. Most of the HBI is exported for steel making purposes with some used in Amsteel's own operations and in sister company, Megasteel Sdn Bhd. Amsteel and Antara have a steel making capacity of 3.05 million tonnes of billets per annum, and a rolling capacity of 2.35 million tonnes per annum.
Strategically located in the Klang Valley in Peninsular Malaysia, its proximity to Malaysia's premier port, Port Klang, makes Amsteel Mills ideally located to cater to the requirement of domestic customers as well as international markets. Antara Steel Mills' location in the south of Peninsular Malaysia is also well placed to cater to southern region including Asean market. A commitment towards prompt and reliable delivery services had enabled Amsteel Mills and Antara Steel Mills to gain both local and international acceptance and customer satisfaction in its products and services.
Combining human skills, experience, technology and equipment, Amsteel has established its name as one of the reputable mills in supplying quality steel products to the domestic and international markets. Our commitment to quality is proven with our achievement in obtaining the ISO 9002 Quality System awarded by Standard Industrial Research Institute of Malaysia (SIRIM) in 1994 and British Standards Institute (BSI) in 1995.