Delegation from Japanese steel institute visits SHARC furnace plant at Hellenic Halyvourgia

In December 2017 a delegation from the Iron and Steel Institute of Japan visited the SHARC electric arc furnace plant (Shaft Arc – electric arc furnace with scrap preheating in the shaft) at Hellenic Halyvourgia (HLV) in Volos, Greece. Hellenic Read More

Aludium Amorebieta orders multi chamber melting furnace from Hertwich Engineering

The long-standing aluminum rolling mill in Amorebieta, Spain, which has been operating under the name Aludium ( since 2015, has ordered an Ecomelt-PS275 multi chamber melting furnace with preheating shaft for clean and contaminated scrap from Hertwich Engineering, an SMS Read More

Ilsenburger Grobblech orders future oriented heat treatment line with MultiFlex-Quench® from SMS group

Ilsenburger Grobblech GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Salzgitter Group, has awarded SMS group ( an order for the supply of a new heat treatment line, project name “Adjustage II”. The line is the centerpiece of a project initiated Read More

voestalpine Tubulars commissions new heat treatment line and hot tube straightener from SMS group

voestalpine Tubulars GmbH & Co KG based in Kindberg-Aumühl, Styria, Austria, has successfully commissioned a new heat treatment line and a hot tube straightening machine supplied by SMS group ( The line is designed for seamless tubes with outside diameters Read More

Shougang Jingtang orders hot-dip galvanizing line for high-strength steel grades from SMS group

Shougang Jingtang United Iron & Steel Co., Ltd., China, has contracted SMS group ( to supply a continuous hot-dip galvanizing line for high-strength steel grades. This is the sixth strip processing line SMS group is going to install in this works Read More

Jiandong Alloy orders most productive CONTIROD®* copper wire rod plant for Chinese market from SMS group

Jiandong Alloy Technology Co. Ltd. based in Nantong City, in the Chinese province of Jiangsu, has placed an order with SMS group ( to supply a CONTIROD®*plant of type CR 3500. The CONTIROD®* line, designed for casting and rolling wire rod Read More

SMS group to supply walking beam furnace to Forjas Iraeta Heavy Industry

In August 2017, SMS group ( received a new contract from Forjas Iraeta Heavy Industry, S.L. (GRI Group), Spain, for the supply of a new 30-ton-per-hour walking beam furnace to be used upstream of the existing breakdown mill for flange Read More

Ionbond UK Ltd erhält von Airbus AIPS die Zertifizierung für WC-C:H PVD Beschichtungen

Ionbond freut sich bekannt zu geben, dass Airbus das Beschichtungszentrum in Consett, Grossbritannien für die Herstellung von WC-C:H PVD-Beschichtungen nach Airbus-Prozessvorgaben (AIPS 02-04-007) zertifiziert hat. Diese Zertifizierung ermöglicht es dem erfahrenen NADCAP und AS EN 9100 akkreditierten Standort in Consett, Read More

Aurus, Russia, places order with SMS group to supply UrbanGold Compact plant for electronic scrap recycling

Aurus, a company based in Moscow, Russia, has placed an order with SMS group ( for the supply of an UrbanGold Compact plant. The plant will be located near Moscow. Around 6,000 tons of printed circuit boards will be processed Read More