SMS Demag Awarded Contract for Ladle Metallurgy Facility
SMS Demag Inc. (Pittsburgh, Pa.; http://www.sms-group.com) has been awarded a contract for the engineering and supply of a 60-ton twin tank car vacuum degassing and ladle furnace equipment for MACSTEEL's Arkansas Division in Fort Smith, Ark. The contract includes two vacuum degassing tank cars connected to a common vacuum pumping system. The primary product is SBQ steel primarily for the automotive industry and high quality round blooms for seamless tube. Installation and startup are scheduled to be performed in early 2006.