Lifecycle partnership

As a global, leading partner for the metals industry, we are committed to the success of our customers and strive to enhance performance along the entire value chain of the global production of steel, aluminium and copper.

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Green metals

At SMS group, we have made it our mission to create a carbon-neutral and sustainable metals industry. We supply the technology to produce and recycle all major metals. This gives us a key role in the transformation towards a green metals industry.

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Copper and non-ferrous metals

Non-ferrous metals from Copper, Nickel, Platinum to Tin keep the world moving. We are the leading partner for these industries. 

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Highlight projects
Steel Dynamics Inc., USA

In autumn 2021, the new flat steel complex of Steel Dynamics Inc. in the United States will start production. Learn more about how this megaproject came into life. 

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New business for a changing world
We apply our know-how to develop technologies for new markets and future demands
Battery recycling

Our Joint venture Primobius offers large-scale sustainable recycling for end-of-life and scrap lithium-ion-battery (LIB) cells that can drastically reduce the CO2 footprint of vehicle and cell makers.

Port logistics

Our joint venture Boxbay has developed a disruptive technology for port logistics that significantly improves operations at container terminals.

Additive manufacturing

SMS group plays a major role in the development of additive manufacturing technology, from plants for the production of metals powder to the design of 3D-printed parts. 


Decarbonization of value chains in order to avoid CO2 emissions is becoming a near future scenario. We are the partners of our customers in defining and realizing their individual roadmap towards carbon-neutral production processes.

Circular economy

With our in-depth metallurgical, technological and digital know-how we develop recycling solutions for all stages of the production process – enabling valuable, high-purity raw materials for reuse in high-tech products. 

Wire arc spraying

The right corrosion protection is the alpha and omega when it comes to durability and resistance of the material used. With our wire arc spraying solutions you benefit from a process characterized by high application rates and low energy consumption.