Long products

In today’s highly competitive global market, we aim to develop long term relationships with our long product producing customers. Whether you are producing structural or rail quality beams, jumbo blooms, SBQ, or more conventional bar and wire products, SMS group is your maintenance partner.  We provide specialized maintenance service and spare parts beginning with metallurgy and casting through rolling and finishing operations.

Specific focus of the maintenance services provided is on process critical sub-component repair such as the repair and cladding of process rolls of all types, repairs and qualifications of mill/rolling stands as well as wire/rod blocks and modules.  Maintenance and repair of straighteners of all types and sizes utilized in the long product process are a specialized service provided by SMS group.  In addition to repairs in our regional workshops, we also offer complete field service support including maintenance outage planning as well as staffing and supervision of such outages.

We pride ourselves on developing innovative maintenance solutions and upgrades to help our customers maintain and increase market share in this highly competitive market sector.  Whether your needs are field service, spare parts, or out-sourced maintenance of equipment, SMS group can meet your challenging needs.

Products and services

Bright Steel

Bright Steel

It has a clean, smooth surface, high dimensional accuracy and is particularly economical to produce – these are the benefits which have made bright steel indispensable to so many industries. Car manufacturing is a typical example: bright steel is used to make piston rods as well as steering and drive components. But bright steel is also crucially important in engineering, equipment manufacturing, and building systems technology.

The key processes in bright steel production cover a broad spectrum: there is nothing our specialists do not know about the benefits and specifics of both production process alternatives – drawing and peeling. And so plant owners can benefit from their expert advice. The SMS group not only supplies high-performance drawing and peeling machinery, but also develops complete, custom-made drawing lines and bright steel centers. Subsequent bright steel product refining is also a field where the SMS group is setting standards with its grinding and polishing machines.

The SMS group is a global market leader in integrated plants for producing semi-finished steel and non-ferrous products. The company has more than 80 years’ experience of making machinery to draw, peel and grind bright steel. It stretches back to the heritage brands of Schumag and Kieserling which have been part of the SMS group since 2008.

SMS group offers a complete array of spare parts, modernizations, repairs, and field services to service the North American bright steel market. SMS group field technicians have unparalleled experience in repairing and maintaining our presses. We are here to keep your Bright Bar equipment performing at its peak level.

Rod and Wire

Rod and Wire

SMS group is a world class supplier for the rod and wire steel makers. High strength steel, higher alloy grades, and increasing tolerance control have made current market conditions even more demanding on steel suppliers in this market segment.  Spending your maintenance and modernization budgets with us is money well spent, we are not there to just provide spare parts but we can implement a maintenance partnership as well. With an experienced sales force with years of operating and maintenance experience in rod and wire production we are here to help you solve any maintenance or operational issues.

We have the expertise to supply mill equipment that can ensure half tolerance conditions and also QA measuring equipment to properly monitor the finished product. Whether your needs are off-site qualification and repair of wire/rod blocks and modules or just supply of guides and guiding related components we are here to address your needs. SMS group's priority is building a maintenance partnership with steel makers and not simply being satisfied with being another vendor/customer relationship.  

Section Mills

Section Mills

SMS group is your local source for sales and service for merchant mills. Our years of experience in engineering and service related projects have positioned our company to be your one stop shop. We have years of experience in servicing equipment with in house knowledge of various setups but also dedicated service for the supply of OEM and commercial spare parts.

SMS group has a focus on sub-assembly rebuilds, and pre-assembled sub-component supply in efforts to improve equipment uptime and reduce the burden on customer’s maintenance personnel.  Proven modernizations, available to be custom fit to your unique mill and production needs. Other safety and changeover modifications have helped reduce downtime and safety related injuries through our partnerships with numerous companies.

SMS group also focuses to partner with companies, to lower costs with our customers through spare part stocking solutions and information sharing. We will supply detailed knowledge with support from our experience domestically and through our partnership with our SMS group teams all over the world.