SMS group GmbH

Eduard-Schloemann-Straße 4
40237 Düsseldorf
Deutschland

Tel. +49 211 881-0
Fax +49 211 881-4902

www.sms-group.com

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OUR VISION – OUR FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

SMS group is renowned worldwide for its future-oriented technologies and outstanding service for the metals industry. The company applies its 150 years of experience and its digital know-how to provide the industry continuously with innovative products and processes – even beyond its core business – and generates worldwide sales of more than 2.7 billion euros. SMS is the right partner for challenging projects, and supports its customers throughout the lifecycle of their plants, enabling profitable and resource-efficient value creation chains. Paving the way for a carbon-neutral and sustainable metals industry is the company’s stated goal. As a global player with German roots, SMS takes responsibility for its about 14,000 employees.

Lifecycle partnership

As a global, leading partner for the metals industry, we are committed to the success of our customers and strive to enhance performance along the entire value chain of the global production of steel, aluminium and copper.

Green metals

At SMS group, we have made it our mission to create a carbon-neutral and sustainable metals industry. We supply the technology to produce and recycle all major metals. This gives us a key role in the transformation towards a green metals industry.

Copper and non-ferrous metals

Non-ferrous metals from Copper, Nickel, Platinum to Tin keep the world moving. We are the leading partner for these industries.

Additive manufacturing

SMS group plays a major role in the development of additive manufacturing technology, from plants for the production of metals powder to the design of 3D-printed parts.

Battery recycling

Our Joint venture Primobius offers large-scale sustainable recycling for end-of-life and scrap lithium-ion-battery (LIB) cells that can drastically reduce the CO2 footprint of vehicle and cell makers.

Port logistics

Our joint venture Boxbay has developed a disruptive technology for port logistics that significantly improves operations at container terminals.

Circular economy

With our in-depth metallurgical, technological and digital know-how we develop recycling solutions for all stages of the production process – enabling valuable, high-purity raw materials for reuse in high-tech products.

Wire arc spraying

The right corrosion protection is the alpha and omega when it comes to durability and resistance of the material used. With our wire arc spraying solutions you benefit from a process characterized by high application rates and low energy consumption.

 

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Dusseldorf - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed in between the Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK), Russia, and SMS group, Germany.

23 Sep 2021

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Dusseldorf - With this project, Habaş intends to boost the mill capacity to 4.5 tons per year.

06 May 2021

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Dusseldorf - SMS and Paul Wurth to combine research on decarbonization and recycling; Luxembourg to become a global innovation center for metallurgy and hydrogen technology.

21 Apr 2021

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Camp Hill - The renewed contract adds the processing of SMS-2 slag, beginning July 2021, to support Dolvi till it develops a single large metal recovery plant (MRP) at a new location, which will double its capacity.

07 Apr 2021

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Dusseldorf - The revamp comprised the drive train of roughing stand R2 and the descaling system ahead of the finishing train.

 

12 Mar 2021

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Dusseldorf - Turkish steel producer aims to modernize its wire rod mill for the production of wire rod coils that are optimized for shipping.

27 Feb 2021

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Düsseldorf – Western Energy Material Technologies Co., Ltd. (WEM) has placed an order with SMS group for the supply of a cold pilger mill type KPW 25 LC+.

25 Feb 2021

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Düsseldorf – SMS group supplied a state-of-the-art cold rolling mill for aluminium strips to the Chinese aluminium supplier BaoWu Aluminium Technology Ltd.,.

18 Feb 2021

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Düsseldorf – On October 1, 2020, Gerold Keune (Dipl.-Ing.) joined Hertwich Engineering GmbH, a company of SMS group, based in Braunau am Inn, Austria, as the new managing director and head of sales.

11 Feb 2021

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Düsseldorf – Kilian Rötzer (41) will take over as Head of Corporate Communications and Marketing at the SMS group from April 1, 2021.

08 Feb 2021

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Düsseldorf – Huaigang Special Steel has awarded SMS Concast an order for the modernization of their existing six-strand billet caster.

26 Jan 2021

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Düsseldorf –SULB  SMS digital, a company of SMS group, cooperate in identifying and tapping potentials for energy savings in SULB’s integrated steelworks in Bahrain.

22 Jan 2021

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Düsseldorf – Dragon Steel, a subsidiary of China Steel Corporation, has granted SMS Concast, the final acceptance certificate (FAC) for the modernization of their six-strand billet caster.

21 Jan 2021

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Düsseldorf – Duferco Steel, located in Brescia, Italy, has placed an order with SMS group for a new medium section rolling mill.

14 Jan 2021

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Düsseldorf – ANDRITZ Maerz and SMS group have entered into an agreement to transfer the global copper furnace business, including the related intellectual property and service activities, from ANDRITZ Maerz to SMS group.

13 Jan 2021

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Düsseldorf – Greece-based aluminium producer ElvalHalcor  has granted SMS the final acceptance for the new four-stand high-performance hot strip mill.

07 Jan 2021

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Düsseldorf – Anhui Anhuang Machinery Co., Ltd., bhas placed an order with SMS group for a fully automatic closed-die forging line for pistons.

21 Dec 2020

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Düsseldorf –  For the project, SMS supplied a new four-high inline skin-pass mill, a new tension leveller, new fluid equipment and new electrical and automation systems.

16 Dec 2020

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Düsseldorf – Shandong Weiqiao Light Metal Co. Ltd., China, has placed an order with SMS group for the supply of a 28 MN direct-indirect extrusion and tube press.

10 Dec 2020

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Düsseldorf – U.S. steel producer Big River Steel has successfully commissioned the second construction stage of its steel plant in Osceola, Arkansas, supplied by SMS group.

07 Dec 2020

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S. Zeno Naviglio –  SMS Group will realize the new beam rolling mill for Duferco steel division in San Zeno Naviglio (Brescia, Northern Italy).

30 Nov 2020

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Düsseldorf – The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted numerous industries, and the steel market is among those facing reduced forecasts and order volumes.

30 Nov 2020

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Düsseldorf – SMS group has come out as one of the three winners in the category “groups & medium-sized businesses” of the competition “Economy in Transition”.

17 Nov 2020

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Düsseldorf – On October 23, 2020, Nucor Corporation held the ground-breaking ceremony for the new plant at its Brandenburg site in Kentucky, U.S.

04 Nov 2020

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Düsseldorf – Hasçelik San. Ve Tic. A.Ş, based in Gebze, Kocaeli, and operator of the highest production capacities for bright steel bars in Turkey, has placed an order with SMS group.

07 Oct 2020

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Düsseldorf – With the acquisition of Italian companies OMAV S.p.A. and Hydromec S.R.L., SMS group is further expanding its product range in the extrusion plant and forging press sectors.

07 Oct 2020

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Düsseldorf – Geomet s.r.o., a Joint Venture between Australian mineral exploration and development company European Metals and Czech energy giant CEZ  has appointed SMS group  as the lead engineer for the minerals processing and lithium battery-grade chemicals production.

25 Sep 2020

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Düsseldorf – Al Ezz Dekheila Steel Company (EZDK)  has concluded a full-service contact with SMS group (www.smsgroup.com) for its CSP® plant.

22 Sep 2020

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Dusseldorf - Newly developed plant will produce base material for 3D metal printing.

16 Sep 2020

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Düsseldorf – Nanjing Iron & Steel Group Co., Ltd. (NISCO) has commissioned the upgraded four-strand bloom caster at its Nanjing plant No.2 together with SMS Concast.

06 Aug 2020

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Duesseldorf – Wuhan Iron & Steel has granted SMS group the final acceptance after the successful modernization of finishing stands F4 and F7 in their High-Capacity Hot Strip Mill No. 2.

30 Jul 2020

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Düsseldorf – SMS group is award winner in the corporate competition “NRW - Wirtschaft im Wandel” (NRW – Economy on the Move). This makes SMS group rank among the outstanding eleven companies

05 Jul 2020

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Düsseldorf – Garner Aluminium Extrusions, also known as Garnalex, based in Denby, United Kingdom, has awarded SMS group the final acceptance certificate for the extrusion line it supplied.

28 May 2020

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Düsseldorf – Shougang Zhixin Qian’an Electromagnetic Material, China, has awarded an order to SMS group for the supply of two annealing and coating lines for electric steel strip.

27 May 2020

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Düsseldorf – Tata Steel India has awarded SMS group the order to supply a slab conditioning line (scarfing line) for its Kalinganagar works. Full-surface scarfing is a surface removal process used for eliminating surface and subsurface defects in slabs.

19 Mar 2020

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Düsseldorf – Nucor Corporation has awarded SMS group a follow-up order for the supply of reheat and heat-treatment facilities. The new equipment will be part of the new plate mill being built in Brandenburg, Kentucky.

10 Mar 2020

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Düsseldorf – CELSA Barcelona has contracted SMS group to revamp the section mill at its Castellbisbal location in Spain

06 Feb 2020

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Düsseldorf – ArcelorMittal Dofasco (AMD), Canada, has awarded SMS. the contract to supply a replacement 320-ton KOBM converter and gear drive for its steel making plant in Hamilton, ON, Canada. The converter at AMD is the largest basic oxygen converter in North America.

31 Jan 2020

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Düsseldorf – At the international trade fairs "Tube" and “wire”, taking place in Düsseldorf, SMS group is going to present new plant concepts and innovations that meet the future demands of the tube and wire industry.

29 Jan 2020

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Düsseldorf – Cromodora Wheels SPA has installed a chip recycling furnace for wheel production in Ghedi, Italy. The furnace, with a capacity of 10,000 tons per year, was successfully supplied and commissioned by Hertwich Engineering, a company of SMS group.  

22 Jan 2020

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San Francisco - The AI application will help steel companies improve on-spec mechanical properties of advanced steel products to meet increasing consumer demands.

16 Jan 2020

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Düsseldorf – Taiwanese steel producer China Steel Corporation (CSC) has awarded SMS Mevac the order to revamp the oldest of the RH units at its No. 1 steel works in Kaoshiung. SMS Mevac will equip the RH unit with a new, four-stage steam jet vacuum pump.

09 Jan 2020

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Düsseldorf – Al Gharbia Pipe Company has successfully taken into operation its new LSAW (Longitudinal Submerged Arc Welded) pipe plant. The new LSAW large-diameter pipe production facility was built at the Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD), by a consortium of Larsen & Toubro Limited and SMS group.

07 Jan 2020

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