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Together with companies such as SMS Meer, SMS Concast, and Paul Wurth, SMS Siemag forms part of a strong global network of companies known as the SMS group, which is the global leader in providing processing technology & equipment for the steel, ferro-alloy, and non-ferrous metals industries. SMS Siemag South Africa serves as a portal, for the SMS group, to our Southern African market, providing Africa with the latest in innovation, technology, technical services, & spare parts for our selected markets.

 
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Oct 24, 2014
MILL EFFICIENCY Large stainless steel producers are looking for mill concepts offering high capacity and reduced operation costs
While increasing energy costs and the necessity to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions call for more energy efficient cars, trucks, machines and plants, the steel and stainless steel industries have focused on developing new steel grades with higher strength for...
Oct 13, 2014
Outokumpu Nirosta in Krefeld, Germany, has awarded to SMS Siemag, Germany, www.sms-siemag.com an order to modernize the 20-roll cold mill “SG3” of type MB 21BB-61“. The order was placed at the beginning of September 2014, with the aim of technically updating the...
Sep 26, 2014
COMPLETE SOLUTION The cold rolling mill comprises a six-high mill stand, three shearing lines and a strip-coating line designed for 50 000 t/y
Steel and aluminium plant processing technology, equipment and services specialist SMS Siemag supplied a complete cold rolling mill to Turkey-based aluminium company Asas-Alüminyum for its new works at Adapazan-Akyazi, about 150 km to the east of Istanbul....
Sep 25, 2014
Ternium Siderar, Argentina, and SMS Siemag www.sms-siemag.com , Germany, have successfully commissioned the X-Cast® two-strand continuous slab caster, which was supplied by SMS Siemag, at the San Nicolás location. Thanks to the high-efficiency continuous caster,...
Sep 12, 2014
Main Activity of the Company: Engineering, manufacture and supply of processing technology, plant, equipment, components, spare parts and technical services for the steel, ferroalloys and nonferrous metals industries
Aug 08, 2014
KEY EQUIPMENT Metix is replacing Glencore’s C furnace roof and feed chute tips with its forged copper solutions
Smelter engineering firm Metix, a subsidiary of German privately owned SMS Group, has commissioned the second set of furnace electrodes at the Lion ferrochrome complex Phase 2 (Lion II) expansion project, in Steelpoort, Limpopo, which is owned by the diversified...
Jul 11, 2014
AWAITING OPPORTUNITIES SMS group, through its office in Johannesburg, is well placed to provide plant equipment for steel plants in Africa
Steel plant processing technology, equipment and services specialist SMS Siemag, a division of SMS group, supplier of processing technology, equipment and services for the ferrous, ferro-alloy and non-ferrous metals industries, says there is potential to establish...
Jul 11, 2014
The South African arm of Germany-based metallurgical plant and rolling mill technology provider SMS Siemag has registered significant growth in its technical services over the last two to three years. SMS Siemag South Africa MD Pieter Bezuidenhout notes that the...
Jul 11, 2014
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Apr 25, 2014
Taigang Group International Trade Co., Ltd., and the end user Shanxi Taigang Stainless Steel Co., Ltd., both located in Taiyuan, China, have successfully put on stream the new 80-t Duplex RH-TOP plant (Ruhrstahl Heraeus process) supplied by SMS Mevac, Germany...
Apr 24, 2014
For its continuous slab caster in Montpelier, SSAB Iowa, USA ordered twelve STEC roll lines from SMS Siemag, Germany, www.sms-siemag.com for use in the casting bow. The STEC-Roll® optimizes the casting process and sets new standards for cost-efficient maintenance....
Apr 17, 2014
Taigang Group International Trade Co., Ltd., and the end user Shanxi Taigang Stainless Steel Co., Ltd., both located in Taiyuan, China, have successfully put on stream the new 80-t Duplex RH-TOP plant (Ruhrstahl Heraeus process) supplied by SMS Mevac, Germany...
Apr 16, 2014
Fuxin Special Steel Co. Ltd., Taiwan, has successfully commissioned a steelworks supplied by SMS Siemag www.sms-siemag.com for manufacturing stainless steel slabs at the Zhangzhou location in the Chinese Fujian Province. It is the first stainless steel plant in the...
Apr 16, 2014
Two of the total of six submerged arc furnaces ordered from SMS Siemag www.sms-siemag.com have been successfully put into operation at the Guodian-Sinopec Ningxia Energy Chemicals Co., Ltd. works of Guodian International Economics & Trade Co. Ltd. The submerged arc...
Apr 16, 2014
All plant components for the new color coating line for Tianjin Zhongwang (Tianjin Zhongwang Aluminum Co., Ltd.) will be supplied by SMS Siemag, Germany,www.sms-siemag.com from a single source. An outstanding feature of the plant design is the compact coating...
Mar 26, 2014
Together with companies, such as SMS Meer, SMS Concast, and Paul Wurth. SMS Siemag forms part of a strong global network of companies known as the SMS Group, which is the world leader in providing processing technology, equipment, components, spare parts, and...
Mar 04, 2014
Jilin Liyuan Aluminium Company in Liaoyuan, Jilin Province, China, has commissioned a 100-MN front-loading extrusion press supplied by SMS Meer www.sms-meer.com  Germany. With this press, the Chinese company is expanding its product portfolio in the market for very...
Mar 04, 2014
Wuxi Turbine Blade in Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, China, has commissioned an SPKA 11200 screw press upgraded by SMS Meer www.sms-meer.com , Germany, in just seven months. After erection at the new location, the spindle and the tie-rods were replaced. Wuxi can now...
Mar 04, 2014
Changzhou ChangBao from Changzhou, Jiangsu Province, China, has commissioned a new stretch-reducing mill including automation system from SMS Meer www.sms-meer.com , Germany. The scope of supply includes the CARTA® technology package (Computer Aided Rolling...
 
 
Mar 03, 2014
Outokumpu VDM GmbH has entrusted SMS Siemag www.sms-siemag.com with the supply of a new cold plate leveler for the Altena location, Germany. The cold plate leveler will be specifically designed for the high-performance materials made by Outokumpu VDM and equipped...
Mar 03, 2014
United Aluminum Company of Japan has placed an order with SMS Siemag, Germany, www.sms-siemag.com to supply a Dry Strip system (DS system) for an existing aluminum cold rolling mill in the Nagoya works. The DS system will be installed in the exit section of the...
Feb 25, 2014
Mississippi Silicon LLC. placed an order with SMS Siemag, Germany, www.sms-siemag.com for the supply of two submerged arc furnaces for the production of silicon. The annual capacity of the two furnaces is 33,000 tons. Interesting features are the rotating furnace...
Feb 24, 2014
Mississippi Silicon LLC. placed an order with SMS Siemag, Germany, www.sms-siemag.com for the supply of two submerged arc furnaces for the production of silicon. The annual capacity of the two furnaces is 33,000 tons. Interesting features are the rotating furnace...
Feb 18, 2014
Tubos Reunidos Spain, has successfully put on stream its new RH plant (Ruhrstahl Heraeus process) supplied by SMS Mevac, Germany www.sms-mevac.com The plant, with an annual production of 400,000 tons, produces steel with extremely low levels of inclusions and...
Feb 18, 2014
Hyundai Steel Co. (Hyundai), located in Seoul, Republic of South Korea, has awarded SMS Mevac www.sms-mevac.com , Germany, a contract for the supply of a fast vessel exchange RH (Ruhrstahl Heraeus) unit for its secondary-metallurgy facilities in Dangjin....
Feb 18, 2014
SMS Siemag modernizes coiler at Wuhan Iron & Steel Wuhan Iron & Steel, China, has placed an order with SMS Siemag, Germany, www.sms-siemag.com to modernize a coiler in the Hot Strip Mill No. 2. The aim of the modernization is to enable the Coiler No. 3 to wind hot...
Feb 11, 2014
Cansan Alüminyum from Bursa, Turkey, has placed an order with SMS Meer, Germany, for the supply of a short-stroke front-loading extrusion press with 32/35-MN press force. The press is to be installed at the Hasanağa Works and can handle aluminum billets up to 1,500...
Feb 11, 2014
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), based in New Delhi, India, has commissioned a new groove dressing machine of type KR I 30/38 CNC, supplied by SMS Meer, Germany. With the new machine and the push bench plant upgraded by SMS Meer, the roll stands of the...
Feb 11, 2014
In 2013, Rourkela Steel Plant (Steel Authority of India Limited) in Orissa, India, successfully cast the first slabs on the X-Cast® continuous caster supplied by SMS Siemag (www.sms-siemag.com). Rourkela Steel Plant mainly processes sophisticated micro-alloyed steels...
 
 
Dec 12, 2013
SMS Logistiksysteme to supply billet inspection line for Formosa Ha Tinh From Taiwanese Nan Ya Plastics Corporation, a company of the Formosa Plastics Group, SMS Logistiksysteme, Germany, (www.sms-logistiksysteme.com) received the order to supply a billet inspection...
Dec 11, 2013
Anhui Tianda Oil Pipe in Anhui Province, China, has expanded and re-commissioned its existing PQF® plant supplied by SMS Meer, Germany. Until now, the plant was producing seamless tubes with an outside diameter of up to 10 3/4". With the expanded plant Anhui Tianda...
Dec 11, 2013
Tenaris has awarded SMS Meer, Germany, with the supply of a PQF® plant for the Bay City site in Texas, U.S.A. The plant in BCO design (Bilateral Change Over) produces seamless tubes with improved tolerances. With this new plant, Tenaris is able to meet the increased...
Dec 11, 2013
Taiyuan Heavy Industry Railway Transit Equipment from Taiyuan, Shanxi Province, China, has successfully commissioned a wheel rolling line, type ERWA 5000/10000/1250/5000 supplied by the German company SMS Meer. The new line produces up to 350,000 high-quality railway...
Dec 11, 2013
JSC Vyksa Steel Works from Vyksa, Russia, has successfully commissioned a new gap closing press from SMS Meer, Germany, thereby modernizing its large-diameter pipe production line. With the new machine, JSC Vyksa can significantly boost its productivity.
Dec 11, 2013
Anhui Tianda Copper orders CONTIROD® CR 3500 from SMS Meer Anhui Tianda Copper in Chuzhou, Anhui Province, China, has placed an order with SMS Meer, Germany, for the supply of a CONTIROD® plant type CR 3500. The plant will be used predominantly for the production of...
Dec 11, 2013
Štore Steel from Štore, Slovenia, has ordered a new two-strand continuous caster for billets from SMS Concast, Switzerland. It will allow the company to cast high-alloy steel and spring steel grades of high quality in future. With this investment, Štore Steel will...
Dec 03, 2013
The Indalum group headquartered in Santiago de Chile, Chile, has ordered from SMS Meer, Germany, a short-stroke front-loading extrusion press with a press force of 32/35 MN. This energy-efficient light-metal extrusion press will allow the company to expand its...
Aug 09, 2013
KAZCHROME WORKS PROJECT The project, which began in 2011, includes the construction of four 72 MW direct current furnaces for the smelting of ferrochrome
Smelter engineering firm Metix, a subsidiary of German group SMS Siemag, is undertaking the Sakura smelting project in Sarawak, Malaysia, which has resulted in a reshuffle of its upper ranks.
Jul 15, 2013
South Steel in Jizan, Saudi Arabia, has commissioned a minimill from SMS Meer and SMS Concast. The steelworks produces up to 1 million t of billets per year, the rolling mill up to 500,000 t of rebar. The plant satisfies high demands on efficiency, flexibility and...
 
 
Jul 04, 2013
On June 27, Baosteel Zhanjiang Iron & Steel Co. Ltd. placed an order with SMS Siemag for the supply of a new 2,250 mm hot strip mill
Jun 13, 2013
With effect from July 1, 2013, Heinrich Weiss, who has been responsible for the development and leadership of the group of companies for the last 45 years, will be resigning from his post on the Managing Board and will assume the Chairmanship of the Supervisory...
Jun 13, 2013
The SMS group, a group of companies in metallurgical plant and machinery construction, generated an order intake in business year 2012 of EUR 2.835 billion (2011: EUR 3.423 billion). Sales increased by five percent to EUR 3.237 billion (2011: EUR 3.070 billion)....
Jun 05, 2013
Together with companies such as SMS Meer and SMS Concast, SMS Siemag forms part of a strong global network of companies known as the SMS group, which is the global leader in providing processing technology, equipment, components, spare parts, and technical services...
May 28, 2013
 
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