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New drive technology meets industry demands

21st June 2019 The current trend of rolling high-strength materials requires higher torque capabilities at the drive train in metallurgical plants and stainless steel technical services and products provider SMS group’s drive technology meets this demand. “SMS group drive technology features rolling mill drive... 

Provider develops specialised stainless steel roll

By: Cameron Mackay     31st May 2019 Stainless steel technical services and products provider SMS group has developed a specialised roll for its stainless steel plants. “Reliable and precise flatness measurement is of paramount importance. These rolls carry the brand name X-Shape and are part of the X-Pact product family, which... 

SMS group has been selected for the plate mill modernization

28th May 2019 SMS group to supply new 100-ton-per-hour furnace for NLMK Dan Steel’s existing plate mill SMS group ( signed an order covering the supply of a new 100-ton-per-hour walking beam furnace to be installed in the existing plate mill, which was supplied by SMS group too, of NLMK... 

Energy-efficient steel and billet production for Peru

By: Creamer Media Reporter      3rd May 2019 Aceros Arequipa orders steel mill and continuous billet caster from SMS group Corporación Aceros Arequipa S.A. (CAASA), based in Arequipa, Peru, has awarded SMS group an order covering the supply of mechatronic equipment for a new steel mill and a billet caster with six strands for its Pisco... 

Big River Steel again banks on SMS group for the expansion of its North American steel plant

By: Creamer Media Reporter      3rd May 2019 U.S. steel producer Big River Steel (BRS) has commissioned SMS group with the expansion of its steel plant in Osceola, Arkansas. Since commissioning of the new mill in 2017, Big River Steel has been producing high-quality steels, including tube grade sheet for pipeline construction, silicon... 

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

By: Creamer Media Reporter      3rd May 2019 Dongfeng Forging Co., Ltd., part of the commercial vehicle manufacturer Dongfeng Motor Group, has placed an order with SMS group 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,... 

SMS group helping clients understand benefit of digitalisation

By: Jessica Oosthuizen     1st March 2019 The South African arm of Germany-based metallurgical plant and rolling-mill technology provider SMS has developed strategies for advancing digitalisation in the steel industry. It is assisting several clients in understanding the efficiencies and competitive advantage that embracing a... 

SMS group supplies high-performance Compact Cold Mill to Marcegaglia

14th February 2019 Digital assistance system improves yield Marcegaglia Ravenna S.p.A. has contracted SMS group 

Prometal Aciérie contracts SMS group to supply hot rolling mill to widen its production

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th November 2018 Prometal Aciérie, Cameroon, Africa, has awarded SMS group the order to supply a new hot rolling mill for rebars, sections and wire rod. The new rolling mill will be designed for the production of straight rebars, angles, channels, flats, squares, beams and wire rod coils, enabling Prometal to... 

SMS group upgrades rolling mill of Daehan Sinpyeong with new quenching and HSD® lines

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th November 2018 South-Korean Daehan Steel Co. Ltd. has placed an order with SMS group for a bar mill modernization. This new order further strengthens the longstanding cooperation between SMS group and Daehan Steel. The rolling mill in Daehan ́s Sinpyeong works located in the Busan area is designed to produce... 

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