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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Total Strengthens Its Presence in the Industrial Lubricants Market

Total Lubrifiants, a leading player in the global lubricants market, announces the acquisition from Houghton International of its aluminum hot rolling oil (AHRO), steel cold rolling oil (SCRO) and tinplate rolling oil (TPRO) activities in the North American and European Economic Area markets.

Steel Dynamics, Inc. has awarded SMS group an order covering the supply of a complete steel production line for its Sinton location in the state of Texas.

Steel Dynamics Inc. (SDI) has awarded SMS group an order for the supply of a complete steel production line, from the steelworks to the CSP® plant and from the cold rolling mill to the galvanizing line for its Sinton location in the state of Texas.

Wirerod Mill modernization at Baotou Steel, China

Baotou Steel Group Co. Ltd. in China selected Danieli to modernize its 600,000-tpy wirerod mill. The key equipment to be supplied will be a new, four-pass TMB high-speed finishing block to produce smooth-wire from 4.5 to 26 mm diameter, and rebar-wire from 6 to 16 mm diameter at a maximum speed of 110 mps.

Feature-Added Blanks Increase Throughput

New Feature-Added Blanks from TCI Precision Metals provide customers near-net Machine-Ready Blanks that include one or more features. Feature-Added Blanks eliminates the need for material prep and can include drill, bore, turn, mill, rough and hog out features as specified.