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Iron & Steel
Primary products Iron & Steel
Primary products Iron & Steel

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Together with our subsidiary Paul Wurth S.A., SMS group covers the entire spectrum of plants and technology for the primary stage in the production of iron and steel and non-ferrous metals. In iron making, this includes coke making technology, blast furnaces, Midrex® gas-based direct reduction ironmaking plants as well as the technology for recycling of residues.

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In coke making, Paul Wurth offers tailor-made and state-of-the-art solutions for your turnkey construction projects, modernizations as well as hot and cold repairs.

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The Paul Wurth Group can genuinely claim to be the global leader in blast furnace ironmaking technology. Almost every medium to large blast furnace operating in the world today incorporates state-of-the-art Paul Wurth technology.

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What makes all the difference to steel production in BOF shops is the hot metal quality. That's why in our plants hot metal treatment unwanted elements such as silicon, phosphorus and sulphur are removed from the hot metal.

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Paul Wurth has an construction license agreement  to offer Midrex® gas-based direct reduction ironmaking plants as part of its portfolio. The Midrex® direct reduction process is the industry’s most productive technology for making high-quality direct reduced iron (DRI) products.

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The primary objective of many steelmakers to move towards a residue-free steel production has prompted Paul Wurth to extend its portfolio in recycling technologies.Our range of innovative recycling technologies largely contributes to the environmental sustainability of the steel production, approaching the zero-waste goal and allowing a significant saving of natural resources.

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