High efficiency, lower temperatures – grinding with cryogenic technology

Messer, the world’s largest family-run industrial gases specialist, will showcase its cryogenic grinding processes at Powtech in Nuremberg from 9 to 11 April 2019. At its stand during the event (Hall 4A, Booth 4A-531), Messer will demonstrate the advantages of liquid nitrogen and carbon dioxide for cold grinding and provide visitors with information about cryogenic Read more about High efficiency, lower temperatures – grinding with cryogenic technology[…]

Arlenico starts production of quality wire rod with MEERdrive®PLUS block from SMS group

Arlenico, a special quality wire rod producer located near Lecco Lake, put the new four-stand MEERdrive®PLUS sizing block supplied by SMS group (www.sms-group.com) into operation in the existing Caleotto wire rod line. Arlenico is now able to serve the market with products of much tighter tolerances than produced ever before. Thanks to the technologies supplied Read more about Arlenico starts production of quality wire rod with MEERdrive®PLUS block from SMS group[…]

SMS group supplies high-performance Compact Cold Mill to Marcegaglia

Marcegaglia Ravenna S.p.A. has contracted SMS group (www.sms-group.com) for the complete supply of a two-stand reversing cold mill of CCM® (Compact Cold Mill) design. Marcegaglia’s head-quarters is located in Gazoldo degli Ippoliti, in the Mantua province in North Italy. The new CCM® will be implemented at the Ravenna facility where Marcegaglia produces cold rolled carbon Read more about SMS group supplies high-performance Compact Cold Mill to Marcegaglia[…]

Ternium Barranquilla orders VCC® line from SMS group

Ternium del Atlántico SAS, has placed an order with SMS group (www.sms-group.com) for the supply and installation of the VCC® technology (Vertical Compact Coiler) for its bar mill in Palmar de Varela, Barranquilla, Colombia. SMS group’s VCC® is today’s state-of-the-art solution for producing compact and torsion-free coils, and is now increasingly in demand by rebar Read more about Ternium Barranquilla orders VCC® line from SMS group[…]

Zhejiang Huayuan Copper has successfully commissioned the copper-strip cold rolling mill supplied by SMS group

On December 29, 2018, the new cold rolling mill for copper strip supplied by SMS group has successfully started operation at the Chinese producer Zhejiang Huayuan Copper Co., Ltd.. The realization of the mill, beginning with order intake and finishing with commissioning, was performed in record speed. For Zhejiang Huayuan Copper Co., Ltd., SMS group (www.sms-group.com) Read more about Zhejiang Huayuan Copper has successfully commissioned the copper-strip cold rolling mill supplied by SMS group[…]

Hyundai Steel commissions new horizontal roller straightener from SMS group

Korean Hyundai Steel has awarded SMS group (www.sms-group.com) the Final Acceptance Certificate after successful commissioning of a new straightening machine for the medium section mill at its Incheon site, South Korea. The new horizontal roller straightener replaces an existing straightener installed in 1995. With this new horizontal roller straightener from SMS group, Hyundai Steel is Read more about Hyundai Steel commissions new horizontal roller straightener from SMS group[…]

Stahlwerk Thüringen to upgrade section mill with new CCS® universal mill U1 from SMS group

Stahlwerk Thüringen GmbH, a company of Brazilian Grupo CSN, has awarded SMS group (www.sms-group.com) the order to supply a new CCS® (Compact Cartridge Stand) universal stand U1 for its section mill in Unterwellenborn, Germany. The new CCS® stand is to replace the existing U1 stand in operation since 2002 as breakdown stand for the three-stand Read more about Stahlwerk Thüringen to upgrade section mill with new CCS® universal mill U1 from SMS group[…]

Nucor-Yamato Steel selects SMS group for upgrade of the No. 2 Rolling Mill

Nucor-Yamato Steel Company (NYS) has selected SMS group (www.sms-group.com) for the replacement and upgrade of rolling equipment at their heavy section mill in Blytheville, Arkansas, USA. NYS is comprised of two rolling facilities commonly referred to as Mill 1 and Mill 2, capable of producing an annual capacity of 2.4 million tons of finished product. Read more about Nucor-Yamato Steel selects SMS group for upgrade of the No. 2 Rolling Mill[…]

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[…]

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[…]