September 03, 2012
Companies in the steel, aluminum, and copper industries worldwide turn to SMS Siemag’s tailored products. The company is a leading provider of smelting plant and rolling mill technology, covering reduction smelting, steelmaking, secondary metallurgy, continuous casting, the construction of hot and cold rolling mills, and strip processing lines. Competitors in South Korea and China are not put off by the complexity of this industry.
With both markets and competition in Asia growing, SMS Siemag has to stay competitive overseas and protect its leadership in technology. That’s why they are always looking for ways to build their highly complex and specialist plants faster, more cost effectively, and better. Easier said than done: No facility ever equals another. You might think that there isn’t much scope left for increasing the efficiency of partly automated construction processes but the people at SMS Siemag wouldn’t agree.
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