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  • Groundbreaking ceremony for the new SMS Campus in Germany (L-R): Torsten Heising, CFO, SMS group; Holger P. Hartmann, architect and general planner; Hans Wilhelm Reiners, mayor of Mönchengladbach; Peter Peskes and Elke Paul, city works council chairpersons; Heinrich Weiss, chairman of the shareholders' committee of SMS Holding GmbH; Marco Kubiak, project manager; and Burkhard Dahmen, CEO, SMS group.

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    SMS Starts Construction of New Technology Campus

    SMS group held a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off the construction of its new SMS Campus in Mönchengladbach, Germany. The new campus will be the home of a new technology, service, and digitalization center, enabling the company to expand its pioneering position in the development of extrusion, rolling, forging, and other equipment and technology for the aluminum […]

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    SMS Expands Its Extrusion and Forging Portfolio

    SMS group has completed the acquisition of two Italian companies located in Brescia — OMAV S.p.A. and Hydromec S.R.L. Both companies are experts in their area of manufacturing, thus strengthening the company’s position as a global technology leader and enabling the further expansion of its product range in the extrusion and forging sectors. The two […]

  • Figure 4. Flextreme production line installed in 2008, which has since been moved to the new expanded facility.

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    ARTICLE: Bharat Forge Aluminiumtechnik Expands with State-of-the-Art Horizontal Casting Machine

    By Lutz Müller, Bharat Forge Aluminiumtechnik, and Robert B. Wagstaff, Oculatus. Introduction Bharat Forge Aluminiumtechnik (BF-AT), located in Brand-Erbisdorf, Germany, recently completed the construction of a new melting and casting facility in 2019. The new facility is capable of producing approximately 30,000 tonnes per annum of Horizontal Cast Material (HCM™), a forging stock product destined […]

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    Howmet Aerospace Launches as Producer of Engineered Aerospace Solutions

    Howmet Aerospace Inc., headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, launched as a standalone manufacturer of advanced engineered solutions for the aerospace and transportation industries. This follows the announcement that Arconic Inc. would separate into two standalone companies — Howmet Aerospace and Arconic Corporation. Howmet will be led by John C. Plant, who will serve as co-CEO and […]

  • Nippon Light Metal Georgia

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    Nippon Light Metal Georgia to Build Automotive Aluminum Forging Plant

    Nippon Light Metal Georgia (NLMGA), a joint venture between Nippon Light Metal North America, Inc. and ITOCHU Metals Corporation, broke ground on a $50 million project to construct a new aluminum forging plant in Adairsville, Georgia, for the production of automotive suspension parts. As tighter environment regulations are implemented around the world and the need for lighter-weight vehicles […]

  • Metalprint Italy

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    H.I.G. Capital Acquires a Majority Stake in Italian Forging Company Metalprint

    H.I.G. Europe announced that its affiliate completed the acquisition of a controlling stake in Metalprint, a leading manufacturer of forged aluminum and brass industrial components. “Metalprint is one of the international leaders in brass and aluminum forging,” said Raffaele Legnani, managing director of H.I.G. Capital in Italy. “H.I.G. is excited to support the management of the […]

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    Otto Fuchs Orders New Closed-Die Forging Press

    Otto Fuchs KG, based in Meinerzhagen, Germany ordered a 30,000 ton closed-die forging press for the manufacture of aircraft landing gear, engine discs, and structural parts, and other components. The new MH-30000 hydraulic forging press system will be supplied by Schuler, a member of the ANDRITZ Group. The scope of supply includes press mechanics, adaptation […]

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    Forging of Aluminum Alloys

    US10260357 — STEAM TURBINE ROTOR, STEAM TURBINE INCLUDING SAME, AND THERMAL POWER PLANT USING SAME — Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (Japan) — It is an objective of the invention to provide a steam turbine rotor of which a rotor shaft is made of a low-cost heat resistant ferritic steel and that can withstand high […]