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Some references are larger than life

In recent years, SMS group has realized a number of large-scale references which deserve a closer look. We have supplied production complexes with the complete plant technology including electrical and automation systems, service and digital solutions.

 That’s a sound basis for the results you want! We implement your project perfectly as a general contractor or leading partner in a consortium. So you can focus on your core business: successful production.

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Closed-die forging press
Otto Fuchs

SMS group has installed a pioneering hydraulic closed-die forging machine in the U.S. for Weber Metals, which is part of the OTTO FUCHS group. The machine boasts a forging force of 540 meganewtons, which equates to 60,000 short tons. That is why the most powerful, most precise and most advanced press featuring digital technology is known simply as the 60k press.

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The first learning steel plant
Big River Steel

From the combination with SMS digital's innovative solutions for data infrastructure, digital products and machine learning resulted in the world's first learning steel mill. As systems supplier for the steel mill complex, SMS group supplied all the equipment, process know-how and automation technology and supported BRS during commissioning.

Learn more about our digitalization solutions here.

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A new dimension
Steel Dynamics Inc.

In May 2021, the new flat steel complex of Steel Dynamics Inc. (SDI) will start operation – less than two years after contract signing. In Sinton, Texas (USA), SDI will produce 2.7 million metric tons of high-quality flat steel per year and the town will become the gateway of SDI for the markets of South-Western USA and Mexico. Stay with us and follow the project from ground-breaking to the development of the site, the equipment design and manufacturing, the delivery to the US, the commissioning phase to the start of production.