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Novelis Inc., a leading sustainable aluminum solutions provider and the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, is working with ABB to upgrade its third-party drives and controls system as part of a brownfield modernization project at its hot rolling…
A spin-off of the Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM) has developed a groundbreaking approach that revolutionises the welding process in the manufacture of steel towers for wind turbines. The new technology could secure important competitive advantages for the German…
ABB has been appointed to provide electrification and automation systems for ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India’s (AM/NS India) advanced steel cold rolling mill (CRM) in Hazira, Gujarat. The contract at the flagship manufacturing plant comes through John Cockerill India Limited (JCIL),…
Used industrial robots from the automotive and metal industries offer an affordable opportunity for companies to add to their operations. On Surplex.com, various models can be auctioned off in June. Robots are particularly useful in the automotive and metal industries.…
Outokumpu is launching a new circularity initiative, Outokumpu Inner Circle, to strengthen the circular economy in Europe. The initiative will be launched today at the World Circular Economy in Helsinki, Finland. The Inner Circle initiative will bring transparency to supply…
ArcelorMittal Construction has awarded ABB a contract to deploy solutions specifically designed for metals processing at its cold rolling mill in Contrisson, France, as part of a modernization project. The solutions, which include ABB Ability™ Manufacturing Operations Management for metals…
Unison Ltd, the UK-based inventors of all-electric tube manipulation, celebrated their 50th anniversary with a big birthday bash at their Scarborough HQ on Wednesday, 24th May 2023. Just short of 100 customers, colleagues, friends and members of the ‘Made In…
Metso has received a repeat order to an iron ore processing plant in Europe, for a replacement chain for their iron ore pelletizing system. Metso’s complete chain package delivery consists of more than 6000 high-quality grate plates, chain links, through…
Unison Tube LLC, the North American division of UK-based Unison Ltd, will present a number of innovative tube manipulation technologies at FABTECH – North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing event. Unison machines on show at FABTECH Booth…
By Mark Boyle, PhD Senior Manager, Product Engineering and Applications, AMADA WELD TECH INC. Q1: Our resistance welding process produces inconsistent results: Most of the welds are good, but we get too many weak welds that require rework or cause…
Metso Outotec has signed a contract with Beijing Shougang International Engineering Technology Co. Ltd (BSIET) for the delivery of two compact-sized iron ore pelletizing plants for Chengde Zhaofeng Iron and Steel Group, Co. Ltd in Hebei province, China. This is…
A specialist sub-contract laser cutting and forming specialist is reaping the operational and environmental benefits of a £1.2m machine investment. Midtherm Laser, which employs 45 people at its factory on Peartree Lane in Dudley, has increased its capacity and speed…
On July 12, 2022 Outokumpu announced the divestment of the majority of its Long Products business, and the company has today completed the divestment to Marcegaglia. The prerequisites for the completion of the transaction were, among others, necessary approvals by…
Metso Outotec has been awarded a shutdown service contract for a flash smelting furnace at a copper processing facility in South America. Approximately 50% of the order value, which exceeds EUR 10 million, is booked in Metals’ fourth-quarter orders received…
Process filter maker Amazon Filters has added more capacity to its housing component manufacturing with two semi-automated CNC mills going live. Their purchase and implementation are the latest stages in a £1 million investment programme at the Surrey-based firm, which…
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