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[…]

Semi-continuous billet mill from SMS group at Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corporation in full operation

The new semi-continuous billet mill supplied by SMS group (www.sms-group.com) to Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corporation in the Ha Tinh province, Vietnam, has commenced full commercial production. Formosa issued the FAC (Final Acceptance Certificate) to SMS group in June. Jimmy Chen, Head of Long Product Rolling Mills at Formosa, states: “SMS group convinced us with Read more about Semi-continuous billet mill from SMS group at Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corporation in full operation[…]

Shandong Rizhao grants SMS group FAC for high-capacity hot strip mill

Chinese steel producer Shandong Iron & Steel Rizhao has issued the Final Acceptance Certificate for the new high-capacity hot strip only seven months after rolling the first coil. The hot strip mill is part of a large-scale order which the Chinese steel producer had placed with SMS group (www.sms-group.com). The complete order comprises the hot Read more about Shandong Rizhao grants SMS group FAC for high-capacity hot strip mill[…]

MY VIET INDUSTRIES grants final acceptance for push-pull pickling line and Compact Cold Mill supplied by SMS group

Vietnamese cold strip producer MY VIET INDUSTRIES Co. Ltd. has granted Esmech Equipment Pvt. Ltd., a company of SMS group (www.sms-group.com), the final acceptance for the supplied pushpull pickling line and the CCM® (Compact Cold Mill). My Viet had put the push-pull pickling line and the twin-stand cold rolling mill into operation in May 2018. Read more about MY VIET INDUSTRIES grants final acceptance for push-pull pickling line and Compact Cold Mill supplied by SMS group[…]

Daehan Pyeongtaek modernizes existing VCC® mill with new SMS group billet welder and VCC® line to produce 5.0-ton coils

DaehanSteel Co. Ltd., South Korea, awarded SMS group (www.sms-group.com) an order to modernize its existing VCC® (Vertical Compact Coiler) of the rolling mill in its Pyeongtaek plant, which is located in the Seoul area. The plant produces 450,000 tons per year of compact coils in diameters from 10 to 25 millimeters which is internally processed Read more about Daehan Pyeongtaek modernizes existing VCC® mill with new SMS group billet welder and VCC® line to produce 5.0-ton coils[…]

SMS group upgrades rolling mill of Daehan Sinpyeong with new quenching and HSD® lines

South-Korean Daehan Steel Co. Ltd. has placed an order with SMS group (www.sms-group.com) for a bar mill modernization. This new order further strengthens the longstanding cooperation between SMS group and Daehan Steel. The rolling mill in Daehan´s Sinpyeong works located in the Busan area is designed to produce 130 tons per hour of rebar in Read more about SMS group upgrades rolling mill of Daehan Sinpyeong with new quenching and HSD® lines[…]

Prometal Aciérie contracts SMS group to supply hot rolling mill to widen its production

Prometal Aciérie, Cameroon, Africa, has awarded SMS group (www.sms-group.com) the order to supply a new hot rolling mill for rebars, sections and wire rod. The new rolling mill will be designed for the production of straight rebars, angles, channels, flats, squares, beams and wire rod coils, enabling Prometal to expand its product portfolio, covering as Read more about Prometal Aciérie contracts SMS group to supply hot rolling mill to widen its production[…]

Aperam orders annealing and pickling line for stainless steel cold strip from SMS group

Aperam Stainless Belgium has contracted SMS group (www.sms-group.com) to supply an annealing and pickling line for stainless steel cold strip to its Genk plant in Belgium. Production start is scheduled for 2020. With this investment in state-of-the-art and future-oriented plant technology, Aperam will enlarge its product range by material grades for the most demanding applications Read more about Aperam orders annealing and pickling line for stainless steel cold strip from SMS group[…]

Železiarne Podbrezová places order with SMS group to modernize existing push bench

Železiarne Podbrezová has placed an order with SMS group (www.sms-group.com) covering the upgrade of its existing pushbench plant in Podbrezová, Slovakia. On this push bench, Železiarne Podbrezová produces seamless tubes in the diameter range from 0.5 inch to 5.5 inches. The modernization order covers two new racks with drive pinions and a new rack guide Read more about Železiarne Podbrezová places order with SMS group to modernize existing push bench[…]

Pakistan’s second CCM® at ISL successfully put on stream by SMS group

Only 14 months after order intake, SMS group (www.sms-group.com) has put the new CCM® (Compact Cold Mill) at International Steels Limited (ISL) in Karachi into operation. The Pakistani cold strip producer is now operating the second CCM® supplied by SMS group. The new CCM® is a twin-stand reversing cold mill, completely supplied by SMS group Read more about Pakistan’s second CCM® at ISL successfully put on stream by SMS group[…]