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Technical Outsourcing

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Technical outsorcing: On-going projects

As a longstanding TOS partner of the leading Russian and CIS steel manufacturers SMS group and SMS group LLC would like to offer you our technical outsourcing services and introduce reference of on-going projects.

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Off-line maintenance for casters and secondary metallurgy
NLMK

NLMK is a leading Russian metals company. The 5-years outsourcing contract (prolonged) concluded in December 2014 between SMS group / SMS group LLC and Novolipetsk Steel (NLMK).  

The subject of the contract is outsourcing of off-line maintenance for nine continuous slab casting machines (casters) and with the aggregated annual productivity of 13.0 million tons of steel and full (ON/OFF-line) maintenance of the secondary metallurgy area which includes two Ladle Furnaces (LF) and RH-TOP vacuum degasser. Selection of these units to be outsourced is based on their utmost importance for setup of steel volumes at the boundary of two production areas – steel melting and rolling.

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Full maintenance for slab casters
MMK

MMK is a leading Russian metals company. The outsourcing contract for full maintenance (10 years caster #6, 3 years casters #1-5 with annual capacity 11 million ton) concluded between SMS Group/ SMS group LLC and Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works (MMK) is a good example of fruitful cooperation between two companies in the terms of Maintenance Outsourcing project. Selection of these units to be outsourced is based on their utmost importance for setup of steel volumes at the boundary of two production areas – steel melting and rolling.

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world's largest producer of high-carbon ferrochrome
KAZCHROME

The 5,5-years outsourcing contract (prolonged in 2019) concluded in September 2013 between SMS Group/ SMS group LLC and TNC Kazchrome. Contract subject is maintenance and repair of the Meltshop #4. The Meltshop includes four new generation DC furnaces with a total annual capacity of 440,000 tons of high-carbon ferrochrome manufactured by SMS group. The implementation of this project significantly improves the environment and increases safety at work.

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Only manufacturer of tinplate and cold-rolled sheet in the Republic of Belarus
MMPZ

The MMPZ plant is dedicated to produce tinplate in Miory and will be the only manufacturer of tinplate and cold-rolled sheet in the Republic of Belarus. It will take its rightful place among the manufacturers of tinplate in the CIS and Europe.

The contract concluded for 5 years in April 2018 between SMS Group and MMPZ-group. The subject of the contract is Provision of Services for Operation of the Roll Grinding Shop which is going to supply a plant complex for the production of tinplate to MMPZ-group. An annual capacity for the first year of tinplate production is 150,000 tons and the capacity to up to 240,000 tons at a later stage.

Management and coordination functions

NLMK, MMK, KAZCHROME, MMPZ: A branch was established at the site of outsourcing works where all major management and coordination functions were localized:

  • Management & Administration of maintenance personnel
  • Job Planning & Coordination
  • Establishment of warehouse for spare parts and Warehouse management
  • Maintenance & Repair of outsourced equipment
  • Personnel Development and Training
  • Provision of cutting-edge tooling and accessories for personnel
  • Consulting
  • Implementation of modern practices and techniques for maintenance and repair of equipment
  • Implementation of the IMMS (Integrated Maintenance Management System) system
  • SMS group know-how in a field of equipment maintenance and repair

Contact

SMSgroup Schäfer, Michael

Michael Schäfer

SMS group LLC
Head of Sales TOS& REX
Kirova street 159, office 706
454091 Chelyabinsk
Russia

Phone : +7 351 779 30 16