Processes / Technology
Aluminum producer Trimet and Nexans have laid the groundwork for improving the eco-balance of power cables.
Norway's Hydro Aluminium will further expand its Hungarian site in Szekesfeherva and invest in a new extrusion plant.
Elval Halcor has equipped its cold rolling production plant in Oinofyta, close to Athens, with an Airwash system for exhaust air cleaning from SMS group.
Jiangsu Pacific Precision Forging has placed an order with SMS group for a fully automatic MP 3150 eccentric closed-die forging press.
The Lenox Group from Bulgaria opted for a turnkey nitriding system from Lenox after expanding operations with a second extrusion press.
In the "Pro-Imagine" project, the LKR Light Metals Competence Centre Ranshofen is investigating new processing methods for magnesium forming.
Novelis Inc. has unveiled a new design of lightweight battery enclosures for electric vehicles (EVs).
At the Blechexpo trade show in Stuttgart, Schuler will present the further development of its monitoring system "Visual Die Protection" for presses.
With an additional crank forging press from Schuler, Otto Fuchs intends to expand its production of aluminum chassis components in China.
SMS Group has been awarded the Final Acceptance Certificate (FAC) for a new, fully automatic closed-die forging line by Ningbo Xusheng Auto Technology.
The Italian automotive supplier Benacchio has opted for a 2,000-tonne underfloor drive TwinServo press including coil line and transfer unit. It features the latest technology in this weight class.
Sports car manufacturer Porsche and forming specialist Schuler are to build an innovative press shop together for the car factory of the future.