EZDK at a glance
Al Ezz Dekheila Steel Co. – Alexandria (EZDK), a subsidiary of Ezz Steel, is the largest steel manufacturing facility in Egypt, with a total capacity of 3.2 million tons of finished steel products per annum, comprising 2.1 million tpa of long products (Rebar and Wire Rod) and 1.1 million tpa of Hot Rolled Coil. It is located in Dekheila, west of Alexandria, Egypt's second biggest city and its main port.
The company was established by Egyptian public-sector institutions, Japanese institutions and global financial institutions. The former name of the company was the Alexandria National Iron and Steel Co. (ANSDK). The company has been producing long products since 1986 and flat steel since 2000.
EZDK uses integrated state-of-the-art Direct Reduced Iron (DRI) based Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) technology, enabling it to link the efficient EAF with Iron Ore as its primary raw material, achieving greater flexibility and cost efficiency, and higher steel quality than the standard EAF and conventional technology.