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SMS group to supply walking beam furnace to Forjas Iraeta Heavy Industry

Integration of efficient furnace technology into an existing breakdown mill SMS group to supply walking beam furnace to Forjas Iraeta Heavy Industry In August 2017, SMS group (www.sms-group.com) received a new contract from Forjas Iraeta Heavy Industry, S.L. (GRI Group), Spain, for the supply of a new 30-ton-per-hour walking beam furnace to be used upstream

ArcelorMittal Asturias (Avilés) has contracted SMS group for tailor-made conversion of slab caster No. 2

Sophisticated modernization concept for the production of high-quality structural steel, boiler, tube and heavy-plate grades ArcelorMittal Asturias, Avilés, Spain, has contracted SMS group (www.sms-group.com) for a comprehensive conversion of the company’s two-strand slab caster No. 2. With this modernization, ArcelorMittal Asturias responds to the increasingly higher quality demands in the growing market for special steels

Reversing cold mill from SMS group on stream at Gunung Raja Paksi

On August 31, 2017, the first coil was successfully rolled on the new reversing cold mill (RCM) of the Indonesian steel producerGunung Raja Paksi (GRP) in Bekasi. SMS group (www.sms-group.com) supplied and commissioned the complete plant in due time. SMS group supplied the complete RCM in CVC®plus six-high design (CVC = Continuously Variable Crown), comprising mechanical

ArcelorMittal Ostrava orders HD moldFO from SMS group

Higher plant availability and better product quality through the use of optical fibers in the mold ArcelorMittal Ostrava orders HD moldFO from SMS group ArcelorMittal Ostrava, Czech Republic, has placed an order with SMS group (www.sms-group.com) for an HD moldFO (FO: Fiber Optics) for use in a continuous round bloom caster for bloom diameters of 350

MMK increases output of galvanized steel

New hot-dip galvanizing line from SMS group on stream at MMK The Russian steelmaker PJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) has commissioned the new continuous hot-dip galvanizing line No. 3 in July 2017 according to schedule. The facility was completely supplied by SMS group (www.sms-group.com) and is designed to process 360,000 tons of galvanized cold

Aurus, Russia, places order with SMS group to supply UrbanGold Compact plant for electronic scrap recycling

Aurus, a company based in Moscow, Russia, has placed an order with SMS group (www.sms-group.com) for the supply of an UrbanGold Compact plant. The plant will be located near Moscow. Around 6,000 tons of printed circuit boards will be processed by the plant each year. It will be used to produce LME grade metals such

SMS group successfully completes modernization of Vizag Steel converter shop

Higher productivity and effective environmental protection The start-up of the third converter at Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (Vizag Steel) in India marked the successful completion by SMS group (www.sms-group.com) of the modernization of converter shop No. 1. The modernization will help to increase annual steel production from three to 3.5 million tons while achieving highly effective environmental

SSAB contracts SMS group to modernize hot-dip galvanizing line No. 3 in Finland

New furnace equipment and air knife system for higher capacity and enhanced material range SSAB contracts SMS group to modernize hot-dip galvanizing line No. 3 in Finland SSAB has awarded SMS group (www.sms-group.com) a contract covering the modernization of its continuous hot-dip galvanizing line No. 3 in Hämeenlinna, Finland. The upgrade essentially involves the integration

BILSTEIN relies on future-proof plant concept from SMS group

High-performance cold rolling mill for demanding materials On July 25, 2017, BILSTEIN Cold Rolling Mill, parent company of the family-owned BILSTEIN GROUP in Hagen, Germany, awarded SMS group (www.sms-group.com) the order to supply a complete four-high reversing cold mill. This high-performance cold rolling mill is designed for reduction and skin-pass (RCM/SPM) operations. The SMS group plant

Hoa Phat Group orders two converter shops from SMS group

Boosting steel production in Vietnam Hoa Phat Group in Vietnam has placed an order for the supply of two converter shops with a consortium consisting of WISDRI Engineering & Research Incorporation Ltd. and SMS group GmbH (www.sms-group.com). The SMS group scope of supply will comprise two converters per meltshop, each of them with a capacity