30/11/2022As part of its strategic expansion plans, LOTTE ALUMINIUM Materials USA LLC is investing in a new production plant for aluminium cathode foils in the US state of Kentucky. A core section of the overall plant is the logistics and storage system, which is where LOTTE relies on the innovative strength and expertise of AMOVA, a subsidiary of SMS group.
28/11/2022Primetals Technologies and Indian steel producer Tata Steel signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to intensify their collaboration on projects and technology related to green steel and decarbonization. The signing ceremony took place at Tata Steel’s headquarters in Mumbai, India.
21/11/2022In September, Chinese steel producer Valin ArcelorMittal Automotive Steel (VAMA) produced the first coil at its Phase 2 upgraded pickling line and tandem cold mill (PLTCM) in Loudi, Hunan province, China. Implemented by Primetals Technologies, the upgraded tandem cold mill is designed as a 5-stand 6-high rolling mill and is set to produce steel grades for the automotive industry.
31/10/2022Time savings and the reduction of error rates in production workflows as well as business processes: Aspects that are becoming increasingly important for customers in the dynamically changing environment. Fast and compact information exchange is essential for the smooth running of business processes and also saves resources elsewhere.
24/10/2022A year ago thyssenkrupp Materials Services announced its new sustainability strategy “BEYOND” and the goal of operating in a climate-neutral manner by 2030 – around 20 years earlier than originally set. The company has now received the Sustainability Award from the Berlin Institute Supply Chain Management for its strategic approach.
19/10/2022SMS group, one of the world’s leading steel and metals plant engineering companies, has been selected to provide a broad range of technology and equipment for the H2 Green Steel project in Sweden. The agreement will see SMS group, including Paul Wurth and its consortium partner Midrex, as suppliers of process equipment.
18/10/2022Primetals Technologies recently received a new order from voestalpine for implementing the knowledge-based quality control system Through-Process Quality Control (TPQC) at the steel plant in Donawitz, Austria. Implementation is scheduled for the 2nd quarter of 2023.
18/10/2022New research within the HYBRIT project, driven by SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall, shows superior results on the properties and quality of the hydrogen direct reduced sponge iron (H-DRI) made using HYBRIT technology. Test results prove that the direct reduction of iron ore using hydrogen offers a superior product that is easy to handle, transport and store.
12/10/2022American titanium producer Perryman Company, Houston PA, USA, has placed an order with SMS group for the supply of two new forging machines.
11/10/2022Slovenian steel producer SIJ Acroni, which is part of SIJ Group, has tasked Primetals Technologies with the replacement of the existing cycloconverter drive control for the upper and lower motors on the plate mill’s roughing stand at the Jesenice production site in Slovenia.