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.

Ethical sourcing of minerals has been under the spotlight for some time, following greater awareness of "conflict minerals" supply from politically unstable areas, in particular the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The term includes the trade of minerals used to finance armed groups, support corruption and money laundering, and support forced and child labour, among other issues.

Železiarne Podbrezová has placed an order with SMS group covering the upgrade of its existing pushbench plant in Podbrezová, Slovakia. On this push bench, Železiarne Podbrezová produces seamless tubes in the diameter range from 0.5 inch to 5.5 inches. The modernization order covers two new racks with drive pinions and a new rack guide bed for the push bench as well as 14 new stands for the stretch reducing mill.

news in steel

Tibnor’s acquisition of Sanistål’s steel distribution business completed

SSAB’s subsidiary Tibnor has now comleted the acquisition of the steel distribution business of the Danish company Sanistål A/S, Denmark’s second largest steel distributor.

NUCOR TAPS DANIELI MI.DA. TECHNOLOGY FOR ITS STRATEGIC EXPANSION IN REGIONAL REBAR MARKETS

When exploring the opportunity to expand its presence in new regional markets in the Midwest and Southeast of the USA, Nucor immediately understood the benefits of the MI.DA. technology and ultimately chose Danieli to supply the complete technological equipment package for two MI.DA. plants, in Sedalia (Missouri) and Frostproof (Florida).

Chem-Trend to Showcase New Die Lubricant Technologies at GIFA

Chem-Trend, a global leader in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of high-performance release agents, purging compounds, and other ancillary molding products, will showcase another new line of die lubricant polymer technologies, specifically developed to help die casters improve operational efficiency, at the GIFA in Düsseldorf from June 25-29, 2019.

Impressive performance by the “Bright World of Metals”

Driving force behind the industry

Excellent registration figures for the “Bright World of Metals”: about 2,100 exhibitors