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voestalpine contracts SMS group to supply main melting-area components for new stainless steel plant in Kapfenberg, Austria

New standards in energy efficiency, environment protection and digitalization voestalpine BÖHLER Edelstahl, a subsidiary of the international technology and capital goods group voestalpine and located in Kapfenberg, Austria, has placed an order with SMS group (www.sms-group.com) to supply an electric arc furnace, an AOD converter and secondary metallurgical facilities for the construction of a high-tech

For its tandem cold mill, PAO Severstal again relies on the modernization expertise of SMS group

Producing cold strip in maximum width For its tandem cold mill, PAO Severstal again relies on the modernization expertise of SMS group In April 2018, PAO Severstal has contracted SMS group (www.sms-group.com) to modernize the exit section of the tandem cold mill “2100” at its Cherepovets plant in northwest Russia. In the forefront there is

Lianxin Steel and Shandong Laigang Yongfeng order TMbaR mill from SMS group

TMbaR (Thermomechanical Rolling of Rebar) – one step ahead For decades, SMS group (www.sms-group.com) has been a pioneer in and promoter of thermomechanical rolling. Now, two Chinese companies, Lianxin Steel and Shandong Laigang Yongfeng Steel, have decided to employ TMbaR, the process developed by SMS group for thermomechanical rolling of rebar. With SMS group’s TMbaR process,

HMT Höfer Metall Technik signs service agreement for extrusion presses with SMS group

HMT Höfer Metall Technik, based in Hettstedt, Germany, has signed a service contract with the Technical Service of SMS group (www.sms-group.com) for its 25-MN-HybrEx® and its 18-MN-GIA extrusion press. With this contract, HMT aims to increase productivity, assure quality and enhance production security and reliability. The concept for the comprehensive service package has been developed

exlabesa group commissions SMS group to supply two light-metal extrusion presses

exlabesa has awarded SMS group (www.sms-group.com) the contract to supply two 35 MN extrusion presses. The extrusion presses are to be installed at the production locations in Doncaster, UK, and in Minden, Germany. Each extrusion press is planned to be designed for a production capacity of around 10,000 tons of aluminum profiles. exlabesa’s plant in

Two Italian companies– Arlenico and Feralpi rely on SMS group MEERdrive®PLUS technology for the production of rebar and wire rod

Arlenico SpA and Feralpi Siderurgica SpA, two key Italian wire-rod producers, have each ordered a four-stand MEERdrive®PLUS finishing block from SMS group (www.sms-group.com) within one week. Both wire-rod finishing blocks will be integrated in the companies’ existing plants. Arlenico, part of the Duferco Italia Holding, a special quality wire rod producer located beside the Lecco

Ruifeng orders continuous hot-dip galvanizing line from SMS group

350,000 tons per year of galvanized steel strip for the Chinese construction and home appliances industries Ruifeng orders continuous hot-dip galvanizing line from SMS group Ruifeng (Shandong Ruifeng Stainless Steel Co.), China, has selected SMS group (www.sms-group.com) to supply a continuous hot-dip galvanizing line for steel strip, which is to be erected in Binzhou in the

Avic Guizhou Anda Aviation reaffirms confidence in ring rolling technology from SMS group

Avic Guizhou Anda Aviation Forging Co. Ltd. has awarded SMS group (www.sms-group.com) the contract to supply an additional ring rolling machine. The new ring rolling machine, type RAW 400(500)/200(250)-2500/800 DM, is to be erected at the plant it operates in Anshun, China. Production is scheduled for mid-2019.   The new ring rolling machine is capable of

SMS group high-speed wire rod mills at Guangdong Guoxin operate at 120 meters per second

Smooth commissioning and safe operation SMS group high-speed wire rod mills at Guangdong Guoxin operate at 120 meters per second Chinese Guangdong Guoxin Industrial Co., Ltd. has awarded SMS group (www.sms-group.com) the Final Acceptance Certificate after successful commissioning of the two single-strand wire rod mills for its Jieyang works, Guangdong province. The works is designed for

At its Monheim site, apt Group inaugurated 27-MN aluminum extrusion press from SMS group

On March 14, 2018, apt Extrusions GmbH & Co. KG, domiciled at Monheim in Germany, inaugurated a new 27-MN front-loading press supplied by SMS group (www.sms-group.com). “The new 27-MN extrusion press from SMS group replaces the existing 20-MN press. The scope also comprises related billet heating equipment including an extrutec GmbH gas heating furnace combined