Directa Plus secures big sludge treatment contract with Romanian steel producer

Directa Plus has announced that Setcar SA, its environmental services subsidiary, has signed a three-year contract with Liberty Galati, the largest integrated steel producer in Romania, to process oily mills sludge.

The contract will last for three years and has a total value of €5.5 million, with the potential for further expansion up to a total of €8.0 million. Under the terms of the agreement, Setcar will provide solutions for the treatment of oily mills scale produced in the manufacturing of steel.

Directa said the contract would enable Setcar to expand further its waste treatment and disposal services for industrial pollutants and broaden the range of applications for the group’s Grafysorber technology. By using Grafysorber, Setcar would allow Liberty Galati to recycle a considerable amount of oily sludge waste, transforming it into a raw material suitable for reuse in steel production.


"We are very proud of this achievement. This is the largest single contract signed by the Group to date equivalent to the 2020 yearly company turnover. Securing a multi-year contract with Liberty Galati is a very exciting win and demonstrates the building momentum for the group’s products and solutions. We are targeting a new significant application for Grafysorber with a very large global potential market", said Chief Executive Officer Giulio Cesareo. "We look forward to working with Liberty Galati and showcasing the compelling advantages of Grafysorber and Setcar’s solution for oily mill scale produced in steel making".

Posted: Sep 08,2023 by Roni Peleg