Dongfeng Forging orders 5,000-ton eccentric forging press from SMS group

Dongfeng Forging Co., Ltd., part of the commercial vehicle manufacturer Dongfeng Motor Group, has placed an order with SMS group (www.sms-group.com) for the supply of an MP 5000 eccentric forging press with a forging force of 5,000 tons for its plant in Shiyan, Hubei Province, China. Founded in Shiyan in 1969, Dongfeng Forging Co., Ltd. Read more about Dongfeng Forging orders 5,000-ton eccentric forging press from SMS group[…]

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[…]

Sichuan Liuhe Forging orders high-speed open-die forging press with innovative X-Forging Box radial forging tool from SMS group

Sichuan Liuhe Forging Co., Ltd., based in Jiangyou in the province of Sichuan, China, has placed an order with SMS group (www.sms-group.com) to supply a high-speed, 50/55 MN open-die forging press. The press is of the two-column, push-down design and features a table shifter and die shifting unit. The open-die forging press operates with a Read more about Sichuan Liuhe Forging orders high-speed open-die forging press with innovative X-Forging Box radial forging tool from 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[…]

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[…]