The AMB is one of the top international trade fairs for metalworking. heimatec, as one of the technology and quality leaders for high-precision static and driven precision tools for lathes and machining centres, will be presenting the latest products and technologies for productive turning and milling at this important industry meeting. heimatec will be presenting a completely new trade fair concept in Hall 3 at Stand 3A50.

On September 11, 2018 thyssenkrupp Schulte, a company of thyssenkrupp Materials Services, and the town of Rotenburg/Wümme (Lower Saxony) signed a purchase agreement for a 100,000 square meter plus industrial site.

Industrial furnaces in hardening processes usually need to stay functional for up to 30 years. Due to the high stress in the furnace, many system components - such as fan blades or pumps - can wear out and fail unexpectedly, which leads to unplanned downtimes of the systems.

After successful modernization of the 40-year-old aluminum cold rolling mill at the Slovenska Bistrica facility, the Slovenian aluminum producer Impol Group Slovenia has awarded the final acceptance to SMS group. The previously performed acceptance tests had proven that the rolled products are now fulfilling even stricter quality criteria.

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LKAB invests in pilot plants for phosphorus and rare earth metals

"We are investing 45 million kronor in pilot plants as part of a pre feasibility study to define a process that enables recycling of mine waste through innovative processing, producing critical raw materials. Lab tests conducted during the year confirmed that we can produce more phosphorus and rare earth metals than estimated," says President and Group CEO, Jan Moström.

Introducing Duroxite™ 200 overlay plate for preventing severe sliding wear

Duroxite™ 200 saves money and improves productivity in a wide range of applications through higher output and less maintenance.

SMS group supplies high-performance Compact Cold Mill to Marcegaglia

Marcegaglia Ravenna S.p.A. has contracted SMS group for the complete supply of a two-stand reversing cold mill of CCM® (Compact Cold Mill) design. Marcegaglia's head-quarters is located in Gazoldo degli Ippoliti, in the Mantua province in North Italy.

VCC® technology comes to Colombia

Ternium del Atlántico SAS, has placed an order with SMS group for the supply and installation of the VCC® technology (Vertical Compact Coiler) for its bar mill in Palmar de Varela, Barranquilla, Colombia.