Products & Services

  • Nucor Steel integrates MES 4.0 into new steel production lines
    Nucor Steel Gallatin produced the first hot coil following a comprehensive upgrade of its production lines using SMS digital’s Manufacturing Execution Suite (MES 4.0®) at its Gallatin steel plant in Ghent, Kentucky, USA. The new production planning and scheduling system replaces a legacy system developed in-house by Nucor. Following an
  • New cone crusher range evolution for higher performance
    As a result of continuing cone crusher technology development, Metso Outotec introduces a new HP200e cone crusher to the aggregates markets, providing more performance and uptime in a more sustainable way, enabled by kinematics and new chamber designs. The new liners are fitted in the crushers without backing material, making
  • SULB to modernize electric arc furnace and four-strand concast
    SULB Company BSC located in the Kingdom of Bahrain commissions SMS for the revamp of the 130 ton electric arc furnace (EAF) and the modernization of the four-strand continuous caster for the production of billets and beam blanks. The main motivation for this project is to increase the safety and
  • Modernization of Calaca steel mill and implementation of digital solutions
    SteelAsia signed a performance improvement agreement with SMS group to equip its Calaca steel plant with process automation and digitalization based on latest artificial intelligence to produce green steel. The EPICA project (EAF Performance Improvement Partnership for Calaca) utilizes the latest combustion technology and will be employed in the electric
  • Scalable thickening plant units for paramount circuit performance
    Metso Outotec is introducing scalable Thickening Plant Units to ensure outstanding circuit performance and reliability for any minerals processing application or capacity. Comprising High-Rate Thickeners, High-Compression Thickeners, Paste Thickeners, Clarifiers and Polymer Dosing Units, the Metso Outotec Thickening Plant Units fit seamlessly with other dewatering units, like filtration or any
  • TOMRA Recycling Sorting celebrates the extension of its facilities
    TOMRA has welcomed industry partners, customers and media representatives to celebrate the opening of a second test center at its headquarters in Mülheim-Kärlich, Germany. The event took place within the framework of the company’s Integrator’s Conference. More than 200 participants from 26 countries joined the two-day event and enjoyed a
  • thyssenkrupp: High-tech for carbon-neutral steel production
    In pursuit of the best technological solution, thyssenkrupp will be the first steelmaker in the world to combine a 100-percent hydrogen-capable direct reduction plant with innovative melters. Positioning the two melters immediately adjacent to the direct reduction plant allows the solid input stock produced there to be converted into molten
  • thyssenkrupp Steel orders direct reduction plant: one of the world’s largest
    thyssenkrupp Steel places an order with SMS for the engineering, delivery and construction of the first hydrogen-powered direct reduction plant at the Duisburg location. This marks the start of one of the biggest industrial decarbonization projects worldwide, which at one stroke will avoid more than 3.5 million metric tons of
  • Plan for supply chain challenges, support complex operations
    Change is the only constant in manufacturing today. Disruption, innovation, and continual refinement of shopfloor processes are driving factors in today’s complex market landscape. Whether an organisation makes commercial aircraft, office furniture, or industrial valves, they must stay on top of trends and adapt. New strategies and actions must sync
  • Commissioning solar power system for maximum performance
    Despite great engineering, no system is failproof. That’s where commissioning comes in, establishing a baseline of performance for customer acceptance and follow-on maintenance. Commissioning is important not only for photovoltaic (PV) system performance, but also for the longevity of equipment, safety, ROI, and warranties.  Fluke, locally represented by COMTEST, is
  • Rebar minimill with integrated melting, casting, and rolling for Korea
    YK Steel, Korea, has commissioned SMS group to supply a new minimill with integrated melting, casting, and rolling and including all electrical and automation systems. Instead of relocating and upgrading an existing plant, originally planned at the end of 2021, YK Steel instead opted for a completely new minimill. This
  • Highbar gets rebar minimill and places option on two further plants
    Highbar LLC has placed an order with SMS group for a new rebar minimill, which will be built on a site just outside of Osceola, Arkansas. The minimill will enable Highbar LLC to produce rebar at a sustainable scale with industry leading operating costs and environmental sustainability results. Highbar newtually
  • Tisco expands its stainless steel product range with 4.3m heavy plate mill
    Shanxi Taigang Stainless Steel Co. Ltd. (Tisco), located in Taiyuan, China, has successfully produced the first plate on its new 4.3-meter heavy plate mill supplied by SMS group. It is the most powerful hot rolling mill of its kind ever supplied by SMS. The rolling force of 109 MN in
  • Automatic fly ash purge system for power stations
      Inspecta Automatic Purge System is a cost-effective, ambient-air purge system that requires neither compressed air nor an additional power source to remove the fly ash build-up within the Inspecta pipe-sets, for leak detection in power stations. The installation of this system eliminates routine manual purging of the pipe-sets and maintains
  • First plate rolled by Nucor Steel Brandenburg on Danieli plate mill
    The project of the new 1.2-Mshtpy complex at Brandenburg, Kentucky, along the Ohio River, is in progress, and according to schedule the first plate was rolled at end 2022. Supported by advanced automation and featuring two heavy-duty stands, the Danieli mill will allow Nucor Steel to produce thermo-mechanical rolled plates
  • Third MEROS off-gas cleaning plant started up at Acciaierie d’Italia’s steel plant in Italy
    Recently, the third MEROS plant implemented at Acciaierie d’Italia’s sinter plants in Taranto, Italy was started up by Primetals Technologies. The steel producer has ordered a total of seven MEROS plants, four at the sinter plants and three at power plant No. 2. Construction work for the remaining four plants
  • Danieli Q-One Technology to Optimize EAF Process at Shinkansai
    The Japanese flat-steel producer will adopt the digital power feeding technology for energy savings and OpEx reduction Antonello Mordeglia, Chairman of Danieli Automation and Osamu Matsutani, Representative Director of Shinkansai Steel Corporation Antonello Mordeglia, Chairman of Danieli Automation and Osamu Matsutani, Representative Director of Shinkansai Steel Corporation Shinkansai Steel Co.,
  • Primetals to upgrade wire rod mill for recycled-steel producer
    Metals producer AFV Beltrame Stahl Gerlafingen has recently contracted Primetals Technologies to upgrade its wire rod mill in Gerlafingen, a city in the canton of Solothurn, located in the north-western part of Switzerland. The scope of supply includes an Intelligent Pinch Roll and High Speed Laying Head. A boost in
  • New Danieli Breda forging press for Lucchini RS Group
    Lucchini RS Group awarded Danieli with the order for a new open-die forging press for its site in Lovere, Bergamo, Italy, to enlarge the product portfolio whilst supporting its efforts in energy and raw-material optimization and cost reduction. With a 7000-ton force, the new forging press will give shape to
  • Primetals successfully shipped 330-ton BOF to the U.S.
    Recently, the 138-meter-long cargo ship Happy River left the harbour in Rotterdam and headed for a U.S.-based steel producer. On that ship was an LD converter (BOF) from Primetals Technologies with a heat size of 330 tons. It will replace one of the steel producer’s existing converters, which has cracks