DRI Smelting Furnace - Metallurgy, key challenges and technical solutions
Senior Sales Manager, Smelting
Mr. Haimi has a Master’s Degree from the department of process metallurgy of the University of Oulu, Finland and +15 years of experience in the steel and ferroalloys industry. Mr. Haimi has in-depth understanding of the overall metallurgical plant design and has been guiding the work of the other disciplines in the various studies, proposals and projects implementation. In the past Mr. Haimi has worked in steel plants and as a commissioning manager for various ferroalloys projects. Recently Mr. Haimi has worked as a Smelting Manager in Shanghai office in China and is currently working as a Senior Sales Manager for Smelting.
Product Manager, DRI Smelting Furnace
Mr. Vallo has +20 years of experience in the steel and ferroalloys industry specializing in production development. Steel plant experience is from stainless steel plant Outokumpu from various positions from laboratory manager through steel plant development to steel plant / ferrochromium plant investment projects. Mr. Vallo currently works as a Product Manager, DRI Smelting Furnace, with responsibilities in productizing the Metso Outotec DRI smelting solution, with special interest in integrating the smelting furnace with Circored.