Improved quality for the automotive, shipbuilding and construction industries
Korean Hyundai Steel has awarded SMS group the Final Acceptance Certificate after successful commissioning of a new straightening machine for the medium section mill at its Incheon site, South Korea.
The new horizontal roller straightener replaces an existing straightener installed in 1995. With this new horizontal roller straightener from SMS group, Hyundai Steel is able to roll larger sheet piles and beams up to a web height of 450 millimeters. In addition to extending the product range, the straightener helps to improve the tolerances and quality of the sections. This straightener type impresses also with reduced maintenance and lower media consumption while maintaining a high level of process reliability.
SMS group is a group of companies internationally active in plant construction and mechanical engineering for the steel and nonferrous metals industry. It has some 14,000 employees who generate worldwide sales of about EUR 3 billion. The sole owner of the holding company SMS GmbH is the Familie Weiss Foundation.