The merger of the former business areas SMS Meer and SMS Siemag within the SMS group has created a flexible service provider with close proximity to the customer. Forces have been united also in Russia and the CIS. All the branches of Technical Service in this region now operate under the name SMS Metallurgical Service LLC and currently have almost 750 highly qualified specialists. The headquarters are in Chelyabinsk, with subsidiaries on Moscow, St. Petersburg, Ekaterinburg, Magnitogorsk, Vyksa, Lipetsk and Actobe (Kazakhstan).
With the SMS group, plant owners have a competent contact partner for all forms of service support. The spectrum extends from spare parts in OEM quality, repairs and modernisation, maintenance and technical outsourcing services, consultancy and technical support, consignment store or teleservice. The portfolio covers the complete metallurgical process chain with plant components for flat and long products, plants for tube production and complex forging machines.
SMS offers the customer not only modern technology and innovative equipment, but also “state- of-the-art” services for production of outstanding quality. It is a recipe for success. SMS Metallurgical Service is the preferred service partner of the steel industry in Russia and the CIS, with customers in practically all the major works. In Chelyabinsk the SMS group has set up a modern service workshop that impresses in particular with its pioneering coating technologies for die plates and segmented rollers.