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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

TMK-ARTROM starts production on new heat treatment line for pipes supplied by SMS group

In February 2018, after a successful test phase, TMK-ARTROM based in Slatina, Romania, granted SMS group (www.sms-group.com) the final acceptance certificate (FAC) for the supplied tube and pipe heat treatment line. Designed for an annual capacity of 160,000 tons, the new heat treatment line will be used for the production of seamless high-strength pipes up

Tata Steel UK places order with SMS group for the supply of a converter

Tata Steel UK has placed an order with SMS group (www.sms-group.com) for the supply of a 330-ton converter for its integrated steel plant in Port Talbot in Wales, Great Britain. The SMS group scope of supply and services furthermore includes a new trunnion ring, the lamella-type vessel suspension system, a new secondary gear unit for the

Jacobs University of Bremen and SMS group kick off joint research and development project

Development of innovative dynamic planning and optimization processes as part of a digitalization offensive Jacobs University of Bremen and SMS group kick off joint research and development project As part of its digitalization offensive, SMS group (www.sms-group.com) has kicked off a research and development project on intelligent production planning in coopeation with Jacobs University of

PMB Silicon commissions SMS group to supply two submerged arc furnaces for the production of silicon

PMB Silicon Sdn. Bhd., based in Sarawak, Malaysia, has contracted SMS group (www.sms-group.com) to supply two SAF (Submerged Arc Furnace) for the production of silicon. The planned production capacity is 32,000 tons of silicon per year. Commissioning is scheduled for autumn 2018. SMS group’s scope of supply includes the basic and detail engineering as well

Jianlong Beiman commissions SMS group to supply core components for high-speed wire rod mill

Jianlong Beiman Special Steel Co., Ltd., based in Qiqihar, China, has awarded SMS group (www.sms-group.com) a contract to supply core components for a high-speed wire rod mill for quality steel. The centerpiece of the new wire rod mill, which has an annual capacity of 500,000 tons, is the ten-stand wire rod finishing block. To comply