Daehan Pyeongtaek modernizes existing VCC® mill with new SMS group billet welder and VCC® line to produce 5.0-ton coils

DaehanSteel Co. Ltd., South Korea, awarded SMS group (www.sms-group.com) an order to modernize its existing VCC® (Vertical Compact Coiler) of the rolling mill in its Pyeongtaek plant, which is located in the Seoul area. The plant produces 450,000 tons per Read More

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

South-Korean Daehan Steel Co. Ltd. has placed an order with SMS group (www.sms-group.com) 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 Read More

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

Prometal Aciérie, Cameroon, Africa, has awarded SMS group (www.sms-group.com) 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, Read More

ESTRAL once again counts on extrusion technology from SMS group

ESTRAL S.p.a., in Manerbio, Italy, has awarded SMS group (www.sms-group.com) a contract to supply a HybrEx®28. This extrusion press is the second press the company has ordered from SMS group and the first one of the new HybrEx® series for Read More

exlabesa group commissions SMS group to supply two light-metal extrusion presses

exlabesa has awarded SMS group (www.sms-group.com) the contract to supply two 35 MN extrusion presses. The extrusion presses are to be installed at the production locations in Doncaster, UK, and in Minden, Germany. Each extrusion press is planned to be Read More

Yongfeng orders two five-strand billet casters for direct rolling from SMS Concast

Shandong Laigang Yongfeng Steel Corporation (YONGFENG), based in Dezhou, China, is a subsidiary of Yongfeng Group Ltd. In February 2018, Yongfeng  ̶  as a private company  ̶  placed an order for two continuous casting machines with SMS Concast AG, a Read More

Constellium expands aluminum casthouse capacity in Dĕčín, Czech Republic, with Hertwich Engineering homogenizing furnace

Constellium Extrusions Dĕčín s. r.o., Czech Republic, has placed an order with Hertwich Engineering, a company of SMS group, for a further continuous homogenizing plant including a helical ultrasonic testing station and billet saw for aluminum extrusion billets. With a Read More

Aarti Steels successfully restarts billet caster after modernization by SMS Concast

Aarti Steels Ltd. and SMS Concast, a company of SMS group, have successfully commissioned the revamped Continuous Casting Machine for billets in Cuttack-India. Smooth start-up to the full satisfaction of the customer was performed after a minimized installation period of Read More

Emirates Global Aluminium expands and modifies the homogenization capacities with Hertwich Engineering

At the turn of the year, Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), Jebel Ali, UAE, successfully commissioned the fifth Hertwich batch furnace plant for the heat treatment of extrusion billets at the Jebel Ali plant. At the same time, Hertwich Engineering, a Read More