SMS Group To Supply Equipment for MMK’s Mill 2500

UrBC, Magnitogorsk, February 16, 2018. Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works (MMK) and SMS Group GmbH signed an agreement for the delivery of equipment needed to reconstruct MMK’s hot-roll Mill 2500 at the company Sheet-Rolling Department 4. The equipment will get delivered onto the plant in a series of shipments throughout the next three years, MMK Information, PR & Advertising Department reports.

The mill reconstruction is part of MMK’s long-term strategic program to upgrade the finishing train, namely, to improve its process control system.

‘The Mill 2500 reconstruction is part of MMK’s strategy for 2018-2025. Once this has been completed, we’ll be able to benefit from a number of new options. For one, we’ll be able to make new metal product types, cut down on the prime cost, and expand the mill’s output by up to 500,000,000 kg a year,’ says MMK Director-General Pavel Shilyayev.

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