“The upgrade will allow Nucor-Yamato to expand our production capabilities and include new high-strength steel grades,” said Thad Solomon, Vice President and General Manager of Nucor-Yamato Steel. “We are committed to growing our market leadership position in structural steel and this project advances that goal.”
Thomas Maßmann, Vice President Section and Billet Mills of SMS group said, “This project solidifies the excellent relationship between our two companies following the successful outcome on the earlier upgrade project SMS completed on Mill 1.”
SMS group will supply the mechanical equipment and the mill control automation. The start-up of the new tandem reversing mill is planned for the second half 2020.
SMS group is a group of companies internationally active in plant construction and mechanical engineering for the steel and nonferrous metals industry. It has some 13,500 employees who generate worldwide sales of more than EUR 3 billion. The sole owner of the holding company SMS GmbH is the Familie Weiss Foundation.
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