Press Office - SMS Siemag
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.
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
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
Feb 19, 2013
Jan 23, 2013
First X-Melt CONARC with energy recovery system for China
Jan 07, 2013
The SMS group finalized its takeover of the majority share in Paul Wurth on December 17, 2012
Nov 27, 2012
Baoshan Iron & Steel has awarded SMS Siemag, Germany, a contract for the modernization of its Hot Strip Mill No. 1 in Shanghai, China
Nov 12, 2012
SMS Siemag LLC to supply hydraulic oscillation system to Gallatin Steel
Nov 09, 2012
For the sixth year running, the SMS Siemag South Africa Cycling Team will be participating in the Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge during November 2012 in order to raise funds for the Baby Therapy Centre in Pretoria
Oct 08, 2012
The SMS group welcomes “ALUMINIUM 2012”, the leading trade fair for the aluminum industry, to Düsseldorf, Germany
Sep 25, 2012
Jilin Midas Light Alloy Co., Ltd., China, has awarded SMS Siemag, Germany, a contract for the supply of a single-stand, six-high rolling mill for the production of aluminum strip
Sep 06, 2012
"In retrospect, the decision to specialize on transport and storage systems as well as on packing systems for the metal industry has been a total success", says Bernd Klein, Managing Director of SMS Logistiksysteme GmbH in Netphen
Aug 10, 2012
German engineering company SMS Siemag has developed the Arccess steady electric arc furnace (S/EAF), which allows continuous operation for up to one week.
Aug 10, 2012
The energy crunch and high energy prices facing the South African industry has led smelter engineering firm Metix, a subsidiary of German group SMS Siemag, to offer the furnaces industry energy-recovery systems.
Aug 10, 2012
Indonesian steel producer PT Gunung has ordered an Arccess electric arc furnace (EAF) and a ladle furnace from German engineering company SMS Siemag.
Jul 26, 2012
The SMS group took over 59.1 percent of the shares in Paul Wurth S.A., Luxembourg, that were previously owned by ArcelorMittal (48.1 %) and the Luxembourg fund Luxempar
Jul 13, 2012
Coil GmbH orders anodizing line for aluminum strip with record dimensions
Jul 13, 2012
Position: MD of SMS Siemag South Africa Main Activity of the Company: Engineering and manufacturing and supply of plant, equipment and services to the steel, ferroalloy and nonferrous metals industries
Jun 22, 2012
Germany-based SMS Group sees great potential to explore further markets in Southern Africa through both its South African subsidiaries, SMS Siemag South Africa (SA) and Metix.
Jun 07, 2012
Welcoming more than 300 guests, Burkhard Dahmen, President and CEO of SMS Siemag AG, inaugurated the new 20-million-euro SMS Siemag workshop in Zhangjiagang near Shanghai, China on May 31, 2012
Jun 05, 2012
SMS Siemag to upgrade 1,800-mm Steckel mill of Shandong Taishan
May 09, 2012
ACERINOX, Palmones, Spain, has awarded SMS Siemag, Germany, and SMS INNSE S.p.A., Italy, a contract for the supply of an AOD converter vessel and the modernization of the Electric arc furnace supplied in 1998.
May 09, 2012
The Turkish steelmaker Habaş A.S. has requested SMS Siemag, Germany, to supply a continuous slab caster and a hot strip mill.
Apr 23, 2012
SMS Concast AG, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, has been awarded - jointly with SMS Concast America Inc. Pittsburgh, Pa. - a major contract from The Timken Company of Canton, Ohio, U.S.A., to supply a three(four)-strand UHQ (Ultra High Quality) vertical bloom...
Jan 30, 2012
At an international level, the machinery and plant manufacturing sector was amongst those branches of industry affected most by the financial and economic crisis 2009. After overcoming the crisis, partial areas of the sector proved to be driving factors of growth,...
Nov 16, 2011
For the fifth year running, the SMS Siemag South Africa Cycling Team will be participating in the Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge during November 2011 in order to raise funds for the Baby Therapy Centre in Pretoria.
Nov 09, 2011
Leading smelter engineering firm, Metix looks set to gain substantial market share in the future, following the company’s acquisition by the international conglomerate, SMS Group.
Sep 13, 2011
Shougang Jingtang (Shougang Jingtang United Iron & Steel), China, has requested SMS Siemag, Germany, to erect two electrolytic tinning lines for the annual production of altogether 475,500 t of high-quality tinplate.
Aug 23, 2011
Attached please find a press release on: On July 15, 2011, the second strand of the CSP® plant (Compact Strip Production) supplied by SMS Siemag, Germany, to the Indian steel producer Essar Steel Ltd. at Hazira in Gujarat, India, was successfully put into operation.
Aug 05, 2011
Metix is proud to announce that it has joined SMS Siemag AG as part of the SMS Group. SMS Siemag AG has purchased the majority share in Metix on 22 June 2011.
Aug 05, 2011
The global energy shortage, which is particularly threatening to South Africa, means it is important to apply and operate the most energy-efficient smelter technology, says metallurgical plant and machine construction company SMS Siemag. Over the years, the group...
Jul 12, 2011
Attached please find a press release on: SMS Siemag AG, well known as a global leader in metallurgical plant and machine construction, and generating sales of EUR 2.1 billion in business year 2010 with its workforce of some 6,500 employees, has purchased a majority...