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  • London, August 14, 2023

    Baowu orders additional finishing mill stand for aluminum hot mill line in China

    In May 2023, Primetals Technologies received an order from Baowu Aluminium Technology for an additional finishing mill stand for their aluminum hot rolling mill line in Sanmenxia, located in the Henan province of China. The upgrade will change the layout of the current aluminum hot mill finishing line from a 3-stand to a 4-stand design, allowing the plant to achieve excellent product quality and increase production capacity. 

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  • London, August 08, 2023

    Liberty Steel Galati orders new MULPIC system for heavy plate mill line in Romania

    In April 2023, Primetals Technologies received an order from Liberty Galati for a new Multi-Purpose Interrupted Cooling (MULPIC) system and a water treatment plant that will be implemented at its heavy plate mill line in Romania. Sandip Biswas, CEO of Liberty Primary Steel and Mining, says: "This state-of-the-art accelerated cooling installation represents another milestone in Liberty Galati's strategy to expand its portfolio of high value-added products."

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  • London, July 18, 2023

    Salzgitter improves LD converter (BOF) process with automation upgrade from Primetals Technologies

    Primetals Technologies has recently implemented an upgrade of the LD converter (BOF) process optimization system at Salzgitter Flachstahl in Salzgitter, Germany. The new Slag Expert model has optimized the use of lime, improved the hitting rate – i.e. the amount of successful heats in terms of carbon content and steel temperature – and reduced the number of reblows.

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  • London, July 11, 2023

    Primetals Technologies’ modernization of welding machine in Brazil boosts availability and functionality

    Brazilian steel producer Usiminas has recently granted the provisional acceptance certificate (PAC) to Primetals Technologies for the modernization of Usiminas’ welding machine at a steel plant in the city of Ipatinga, located in the south-eastern part of Brazil. Thanks to the new solution, the availability and operational functionality of the welding machine has been improved.        

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  • London, July 04, 2023

    Primetals Technologies and ABF to collaborate on automation solutions for inventory management

    In June 2023, Primetals Technologies and digitalization experts Automation Builds Future, ABF, signed a partnership agreement focused on inventory management solutions for the metals industry. The newly formed partnership aims to design automated solutions for inventory management.

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