SMS group to supply 5,000-ton MT 5000 eccentric press to Musashi Europe

Musashi Europe has placed an order with SMS group (www.sms-group.com) for the delivery of a 5,000-ton eccentric forging press, type MT 5000, for its plant in Bockenau, Germany. Commissioning of the new MT 5000 closed-die forging press is scheduled for Q4 2019. The new forging press will enable Musashi Europe to produce large rotationally-symmetric forgings Read more about SMS group to supply 5,000-ton MT 5000 eccentric press to Musashi Europe[…]

Nanjing Iron and Steel upgrades electric arc furnace with injector technology from SMS group

Nanjing Iron and Steel Co., Ltd., China, has placed an order with SMS group (www.sms-group.com) to supply new SMS group ConSo R6 injectors for the electric arc furnace No. 3 in Luhe, Nanjing. Erection and commissioning of the equipment are scheduled for 2019. The main goal of the upgrade is to cope with the future Read more about Nanjing Iron and Steel upgrades electric arc furnace with injector technology from SMS group[…]

MMK relies on PQA® for quality management across all processes

Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works (MMK), Russia, has placed an order with MET/Con, an SMS group company (www.sms-group.com), for the implementation of the quality management system PQA® (Product Quality Analyzer). Together, MMK, SMS group and MET/Con intend to set a milestone with this project and show how the location’s performance and quality levels can be Read more about MMK relies on PQA® for quality management across all processes[…]

Třinecké železárny awards final acceptance certificate to SMS group for new blooming mill stand

Following the commissioning of its new blooming mill stand, the Czech steel company Třinecké železárny has awarded the final acceptance certificate (FAC) to SMS group (www.sms-group.com). The objectives of the upgrade were to maintain and ensure the operational reliability and plant availability, to create the necessary process stability and to improve quality, tolerances and yield. Read more about Třinecké železárny awards final acceptance certificate to SMS group for new blooming mill stand[…]

Grand opening ceremony of the world’s largest, pull-down die forging press supplied by SMS group at Weber Metals in California

On October 23, 2018, OTTO FUCHS Group celebrated the grand opening of its new 60k die forging press at the location of its U.S. subsidiary Weber Metals in Paramount, California. It is the largest single investment in the company’s over 100-year history. Numerous guests from industry, economy and politics attended the opening ceremony. Completely set Read more about Grand opening ceremony of the world’s largest, pull-down die forging press supplied by SMS group at Weber Metals in California[…]

Fuzhou Wuhang Steel orders TMbaR mill from SMS group

Fuzhou Wuhang, China, has placed an order with SMS group (www-sms-group.com) to upgrade its existing mill with the TMbaR technology for thermomechanical rolling of rebar. This is the third order for a TMbaR mill in China within one year, right after Yancheng Lianxin Steel and Laigang Yongfeng Steel placed their orders. Fuzhou Wuhang, located in Read more about Fuzhou Wuhang Steel orders TMbaR mill from SMS group[…]

Additively manufactured 3D spray head for forging plants wins design award in the category “Industry”

A small machine component winning a design award is probably a first in the history of the German Design Award and certainly worth noting. The component for which plant and mechanical engineering company SMS group (www.sms-group.com) has received the German Design Award 2019 in the category “Industry” is a spray head used to cool dies Read more about Additively manufactured 3D spray head for forging plants wins design award in the category “Industry”[…]

Ternium Argentina awards SMS group FAC for successful upgrade of gas cleaning plants

Ternium Argentina, based in San Nicolas, Argentina, has awarded SMS group (www.sms-group.com) the final acceptance certificate for the upgraded BOF gas cleaning plants at its San Nicolas works. As part of a planned increase in the production capacity of the three 190-ton converters, the gas cleaning plants, installed in the 1970s, were upgraded to the Read more about Ternium Argentina awards SMS group FAC for successful upgrade of gas cleaning plants[…]

Bornay S.L. trusts in high-precision tube welding line from SMS group

Spanish welded steel tube specialist Bornay S.L. has ordered an HF (High Frequency) tube welding line, type RD 40, from SMS group (www.sms-group.com) for its Alicante works. SMS group is the single-source supplier of all technical equipment from strip preparation to the cut-off-saw. The new machine will produce round tubes with diameters from 10 to Read more about Bornay S.L. trusts in high-precision tube welding line from SMS group[…]

POSCO Pohang modernizes its wire rod and bar-in-coil mill #2 with SMS group

Pohang Iron and Steel Company (POSCO), the fifth largest steel producer in the world and largest in Korea, has awarded SMS group (www.sms-group.com) the order to modernize its existing wire rod mill at its Pohang works. The plant presently produces 540,000 tons per year of wire rod and bar-in-coils for automotive applications in the diameter Read more about POSCO Pohang modernizes its wire rod and bar-in-coil mill #2 with SMS group[…]