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Chelyabinsk, February 15, 2019

Electrics/Automation division expands in Russia

Our Electrics/Automation division is now represented in the largest country in the world. Headed by Alexey Kuydin, a team of ten staff members are in Russia to represent the products and services of our X-Pact® family. The new unit is based in the premises of SMS Metallurgical Service LLC, located in Chelyabinsk in the Urals, one of the steelmaking regions in a country that stretches over 17.1 million square kilometers.

Since the start of the year 2018 the E&A experts have been actively promoting SMS group X-Pact® electrical and automation system products and services in the Russian and CIS markets. This includes not only the engineering, manufacture, delivery, installation and commissioning, but also technical service and training.

The team there has already notched up its first positive results in the promotion of teleservice, technical assistance and plant equipment, as well as complex solutions for electrical and automation systems. Members of the Engineering team are working with their colleagues within the division on the modernization of the hot strip mill 2500 at Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK). The Russian Service staff members offer on-site teleservice and is responsible for providing technical assistance to Vyksa Steel and Severstal.