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    Hirschvogel Automotive Orders Closed-Die Forging Press

    Hirschvogel Automotive Components (Pinghu) Co., Ltd., a leading manufacturer of automotive parts and components in China, ordered a new closed-die forging press from SMS group. The expanded capacity will enable the company to produce forged aluminum chassis components with high dimensional accuracy at an exceptionally short cycle time. This will support the company’s movement towards […]

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    Chinese Automotive Supplier Commissions Die Forging Press Line

    Ningbo Xusheng Auto Technology Co., Ltd., an automotive supplier in China, commissioned a new die forging press line at its facility in the Zhejiang province. The new line enables the company to expand its production capacities and also serve the growing market for high-end forged aluminum chassis components in the automotive market, especially for electric […]

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    ElvalHalcor Commissions Aluminum Hot Rolling Mill in Greece

    ElvalHalcor S.A., part of Viohalco S.A., commissioned its new four-stand tandem hot rolling mill in Oinofyta, Greece. The completion of the hot mill is the first phase of the company’s five-year plan to more than double its flat rolled aluminum products capacity. During the commissioning, the hot mill supplied by SMS group successfully rolled aluminum […]

  • 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 […]

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    Extrusion Partnership to Support North American Extruders

    Representing a major commitment to the North American extrusion market, SMS group and R.L. Best have joined forces as of January 1, 2020 to further support extruders with spare parts, modernizations, field service, and installation capabilities. The combined knowledge of each company will enable them to service a variety of extrusion brands, including Sutton, SMS, […]

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    ElvalHalcor Begins Second Stage of Aluminum Rolling Expansion in Greece

    ElvalHalcor Hellenic Copper and Aluminium Industry S.A., owned by Viohalco, is expanding its aluminum rolling mill operation in Oinofyta, Greece. The company is investing EUR 150 million in equipment, technology, and infrastructure as part of a five-year plan to more than double its flat rolled aluminum products capacity. This will also support the further modernization of the plant, introduce […]

  • New press for Constellium Singen

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    Constellium to Expand Its Aluminum Extrusion Operation in Singen

    Constellium Singen GmbH is expanding with the addition of a new aluminum extrusion production hall at its largest site in Germany. The new plant will enable the company to increase its production capacity for high-quality aluminum profiles in a variety cross-sectional geometries, as well as to more flexibly respond to the growing demand from the automotive […]