Acindar is Argentina's biggest long steel maker. It has capacity of 1.7Mt/y through its five plants located in Rosario, San Luis, Villa Constitución, San Nicolás and La Tablada. The company produces a wide range of non-flat steel products, including rolled products, wires, cables and tubes for civil construction and the oil, energy and automotive industries, among others, as well as for agriculture. Its production is mainly exported to the rest of South America, while domestic sales represented nearly 38% of the total in 2014. During 2014, the company announced the construction of a new mill in Santa Fe province to increase rolling capacity. The facility is scheduled to start operations in 2016. Founded in 1942 and based in Buenos Aires, Acindar has been controlled since 2008 by Luxembourg-based ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steelmaker.