Düsseldorf, September 28, 2015

OTTO FUCHS orders two closed-die forging presses from SMS group for aluminum wheel production

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The forged Fuchs wheel (registered trademark: Fuchsfelge®) is a legendary product.

OTTO FUCHS Hungary, based in Tatabánya near Budapest, has awarded SMS group ( the order to supply two hydraulic closed-die forging presses with pressing forces of 40 and 80 MN respectively. The new presses will allow OTTO FUCHS to manufacture higher-quality forged aluminum wheels for automobiles at improved productivity.

The closed-die forging presses are scheduled to come on stream in the third quarter of 2016.

The SMS group is a group of companies internationally active in plant construction and mechanical engineering for the steel and nonferrous metals industry. Its 14,000 employees generate sales of over EUR 3.3 bn.


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