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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.

Apr 24, 2014
Updated 6 hours ago For its continuous slab caster in Montpelier, SSAB Iowa, USA ordered twelve STEC roll lines from SMS Siemag, Germany, 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 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 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, 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  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 , 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
Feb 25, 2014
Feb 24, 2014
Mississippi Silicon LLC. placed an order with SMS Siemag, Germany, 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 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 , 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, 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...
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 ( Rourkela Steel Plant mainly processes sophisticated micro-alloyed...
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, ( 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...
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...
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
May 03, 2013
Having finalised its takeover of Luxembourg-based pyro- and hydrometallurgical engineering company Paul Wurth, steel plant construction specialist SMS Siemag, a division of SMS Holding, is now the only service provider worldwide that provides a full spectrum of...
Apr 30, 2013
Rolling and skin-passing mill at Esmech Equipment
Apr 12, 2013
International manufacturer of ferronickel Posco SNNC has contracted German engineering company SMS Siemag for the delivery of the world's largest submerged arc furnace with six electrodes for the production of ferronickel in Gwangyang, Korea.
Feb 19, 2013
Tata Steel granted SMS Siemag, Germany, the final acceptance for the modernization of coiler No. 3 in its IJmuiden, Netherlands, hot strip plant
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.
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