– Chodan Sazan was established and registered

– Production of cast iron parts



– Production of Ingot Molds and accessories



– Using Electrical Induction furnaces or production of rolls

– Static casting of the first cast iron rolls



– Putting into operation of first Horizontal spin casting equipment for wire and small section rolls



– Producing Hot Strip Mill double poured static casting rolls



– Putting into operation the Vertical Centrifugal Casting Machine for universal sleeves of heavy section mills

– DNV granted ISO 9001:2000 certificate to Chodan Sazan Co.



– Establishment of two subsidiary machining companies, equipped with high performance machines

– Export of Chodan Sazan rolls and Ingot Molds to the European and Middle Eastern countries.

– Production of first High Chromium Rolls for Hot Strip Mills



– Putting into operation the new melt shop, enabling the annual production capacity of up to 20,000 tons (melt) in working area of 11,000 m2

– New large Horizontal Spin Casting Machine for Hot Strip Mill Work Rolls put into operation

– Production of first super heavy Ingot Molds with 50-ton weight



– Expansion of heat treatment department with two 70-ton computer controlled electrical furnaces

– Installation of new laboratory and test equipment aimed at expanding R&D activities.

– Second small centrifugal machine starts operation



– Installing two new 60 Tons heat treatment furnaces

– Initiating installation of two 90 tons gas burned heat treatment furnaces



– R&D certificate from Ministry of Industry and Mines

– Laboratory Accreditation Certificate from institute of standardization

– ISO9001:2000 Certification for heavy duty machining for rolls and steel universal rings from DNV-



– Development of research laboratory

– The first MICH (Modified ICDP) grade roll for Hot Strip Mill produced.

– Production of the first HSS (High Speed Steel) for finishing stands of small section mills.

– Start using Management Information System (MIS).

– Establishment of Sales department in Europe



-The first steel roll for heavy section mill produced.

– Upgrading ISO9001 certificate from version 2000 to 2008

– Development and production of steel rolls

– Increasing the production capacity (melt) to 35,000 ton/year

– Installation of continuous casting machine (CCM)



-Production of high Chromium Steel rolls for roughing stands of HSMs



-Production of Slag Pots for steel Industry



– Establishment of overseas sales office in Turkey

– Production of Forged Back Up rolls up to 45 tons weight



-increase in production capacity of continuous casting to 80,000 tons/year



– Production of rolls for Plate Mills barrel length of 4000 mm



-Making a new big centrifugal machine

-Production of ICDP Plate mill rolls

– Production of semi HSS rolls for roughing mill



– Investigating on new machining facilities