With more than 20 offices and service workshops in North and South America, SMS group has a strong position in this very dynamic market. In recent years, the demand for high-strength, high-quality flat steel for the automotive industry in particular has given rise to several greenfield projects that SMS group has been able to realize in the USA. A major reference is the new flat steel complex of Steel Dynamics Inc. (SDI) which is currently under construction in Sinton, Texas. Or consider Big River Steel, the world's first "Learning Steel Plant.", where our vision of a holistically connected production facility based on the use of intelligent pattern recognition algorithms and artificial intelligence became reality.
The headquarters for the region is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Here, all of the sales activities and project activities across the two continents are coordinated. The beginnings of SMS group in North America can be traced back over 100 years, starting with American original equipment manufacturers such as Aetna Standard, Oilwell Supply Company, and Sutton Engineering.
The set-up of SMS group in the USA is also characterized by the strong service network with 19 workshops in the most important industrial regions of the country. Apart from traditional refurbishment services for all major OEM equipment, we also offer our comprehensive field services and modernization projects.
Our branch in Brazil is the hub for the South American metals industry. Our three workshops in Vespasiano, Serra and Santana do Parnaiba offers the repair and upgrade of equipment along the complete process chain.