Osaka Steel invests in PROgauge light-section system from TBK Automatisierung und Messtechnik
With this latest investment in a laser-based light-section system from TBK Automatisierung und Messtechnik GmbH, a company of SMS group based in Graz, Austria, Japanese steel section producer Osaka Steel Co. Ltd. will be able to achieve higher productivity and enhanced quality control thanks to nextgeneration dimension measurement.
Zenith Changzhou commissions SMS group to modernize wire rod mill
Zenith Steel Group Co. Ltd., one of the largest steel producers in China, has awarded SMS group (www.sms-group.com) the order to upgrade the existing wire rod mill at its Changzhou works in China to a combined wire rod mill. With this modernization, Zenith aims to widen its portfolio to include round bars and maximize the rolling speed for smaller-diameter products.
The new dedusting system for the circular cooler with an integrated heat recovery system at sinter plant 3 of ROGESA Roheisengesellschaft Saar mbH, a joint subsidiary of Dillinger and Saarstahl, is significantly helping improve environmental protection at the Dillingen location. The environmental project represents an investment of EUR 28 million.
Compañia Siderúrgica Huachipato S.A. (CSH) and Paul Wurth Italia S.p.A., a company of SMS group, have signed a Technological Cooperation Agreement to explore the viability for transitioning CAP steelmaking operations towards the production of low carbon steel in Chile along the complete value chain.
Annealing is a heat treatment technique that can be used to improve the material properties of steel. However, the annealing process itself is complex.
SMS group receives FAC from Wuhan Iron & Steel for successful revamp of high-capacity hot strip mill
Six companies, five of them from the Saarland, have jointly applied for IPCEI funding. The aim of the individual projects is to develop a green hydrogen economy in the Saarland, France and Luxembourg.
Following the recent approval of investment funds, thyssenkrupp is now forging ahead with implementation of the projects under its Strategy 20-30. The greater part of the contracts – revamp of the casting-rolling line, rebuild of an existing continuous caster, both in Duisburg, and construction of a new double reversing mill in Bochum – have now been awarded to Primetals Technologies Ltd., a world leading engineering and plant construction company for the metals industry.
Paul Wurth S.A., a company of SMS group, and the University of Luxembourg have entered into an agreement to create and finance the Paul Wurth Chair in Energy Process Engineering. The five-year agreement was signed on 4 March 2021 by Yves Elsen, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the University, Prof. Stéphane Pallage, Rector of the University, Georges Rassel, CEO of Paul Wurth Group, and Hans-Jürgen Leßmann, Senior Vice-President, Global Human Resources of Paul Wurth Group.
Improved stability for bar-in-coil rolling has been achieved at Třinecké Železárny, Czech Republic, thanks to the installation of new, Danieli fully-automatic pinch-roll unit and Morgårdshammar RX intelligent guides that enable quick size-change with minimal operator intervention.