FUXIN orders coil trimming line from SMS group

FUXIN (Fujian Fuxin Special Steel Co., Ltd.; an entity of Formosa Plastics Group, Taiwan) has selected SMS group (www.sms-group.com) to supply a coil trimming line for stainless steel strip. The line is to be erected in the Fujian province of China and scheduled to start production in 2020. It will enable FUXIN to process 150,000 Read more about FUXIN orders coil trimming line from SMS group[…]

Gerresheimer at LuxePack 2018: Gerresheimer’s new Decoration Center

Gerresheimer’s factories in Tettau (Germany) and Momignies (Belgium) specialize in the industrial production of cosmetic glass and have been supplying no-table customers in the cosmetics industry for decades. At both sites, newly created, high-performance Decoration Centers use modern techniques to customize sophisticated branded products for the cosmetics market. Customization is a key market trend in Read more about Gerresheimer at LuxePack 2018: Gerresheimer’s new Decoration Center[…]

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[…]

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[…]

ArcelorMittal Bremen will upgrade its hot strip mill with the aid of SMS group

ArcelorMittal Bremen, Germany, has contracted SMS group (www.sms-group.com) to modernize its hot strip mill with the objective of improving hot strip tolerances. The upgrade will comprise the installation of a CVC®plus work roll shifting system with integrated bending mechanism and of new drive spindles in the first three mill stands of the finishing line, plus Read more about ArcelorMittal Bremen will upgrade its hot strip mill with the aid of SMS group[…]

Safe media supply due to anti-static plant components

Electrically conductive designs of the GEMÜ PC50 iComLine multi-port valve blocks and the GEMÜ TubeStar tubes allow for the safe operation of plants, even with highly flammable media. Plastics as valve material have an ever wider range of uses in the processing industries. Because of their good chemical and mechanical resistance, they are being used Read more about Safe media supply due to anti-static plant components[…]

For its tandem cold mill, PAO Severstal again relies on the modernization expertise of SMS group

In April 2018, PAO Severstal has contracted SMS group (www.sms-group.com) to modernize the exit section of the tandem cold mill “2100” at its Cherepovets plant in northwest Russia. In the forefront there is the target of full utilization of the maximum possible strip width of 1,850 millimeters. The supply scope will mainly comprise a new tension Read more about For its tandem cold mill, PAO Severstal again relies on the modernization expertise of SMS group[…]

Greece based aluminum producer ElvalHalcor orders aluminum hot rolling mill from SMS group

ElvalHalcor S.A. (www.elval.com), the newly merged business of Elval Hellenic Aluminium Industry S.A. and Halcor Metal Works S.A., Greece, will boost its output of prime aluminum flat rolled products. The company which belongs to the Belgium-based Viohalco holding awarded the German SMS group GmbH (www.sms-group.com) with an order to supply a new four-stand aluminum tandem Read more about Greece based aluminum producer ElvalHalcor orders aluminum hot rolling mill from SMS group[…]

Finishing mill in Tianjin Zhongwang’s aluminum hot rolling line expanded by SMS group

In Tianjin, near Beijing, Chinese aluminum producer Tianjin Zhongwang Aluminium Co. Ltd. operates two high-capacity aluminum hot rolling lines supplied by SMS group (www.sms-group.com). In January 2018, one of the two lines in 1+1+3 configuration, i.e. two reversing roughing stands and a three-stand finishing mill, received a further finishing stand. SMS group completed the line Read more about Finishing mill in Tianjin Zhongwang’s aluminum hot rolling line expanded by SMS group[…]

Impol Group Slovenia has its forty-year-old aluminium cold rolling mill revamped to the latest state of the art by SMS group

At its site in Slovenska Bistrica, Impol Group Slovenia has successfully rolled the first aluminium strip on the cold rolling mill modernized by SMS group (www.sms-group.com). In the summer of 2016, Impol Group Slovenia had awarded SMS group Technical Services (UK) Ltd. the contract to revamp its over 40-year-old cold rolling mill. With this upgrade Read more about Impol Group Slovenia has its forty-year-old aluminium cold rolling mill revamped to the latest state of the art by SMS group[…]