Only in the late 1980s did China build color steel plate mills one after another.
These units are mostly built in iron and steel plants and joint ventures, and the color steel plate process equipment is basically imported from abroad.
By 2000, the domestic color steel plate reached 1.73 million tons, resulting in overcapacity.
The production capacity and equipment level of the units in the state-owned super-large iron and steel enterprises are relatively high. The color steel plate units with overseas technology and annual production capacity of 120,000-170,000 tons have been built successively.
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At the same time, many private enterprises invest in color steel plate production mostly using domestic equipment, production capacity is small, but fast start, low investment, products mainly for building materials, decoration industry.
In addition, foreign capital and Taiwanese capital have also landed to build color painting units, but most of them are concentrated in coastal areas.
With the flourishing market of color steel sheet, the production and consumption of color coated sheet have entered a period of rapid growth.
The production of color steel plate increased at an average rate of 39.0%.
The production capacity of color steel plate in China is more than 8 million tons/year, and a number of color steel units are under construction. The total production capacity in China is over 9 million tons/year.