apt Extrusions GmbH & Co. commissioned a new 27-MN front-loading extrusion press supplied by SMS group at its facility in Monheim, Germany. apt Extrusions also installed related billet heating equipment, including a gas heating furnace combined with an induction furnace and a new runout system. The company will use this equipment to manufacture aluminum profiles for the automotive and construction industries.

apt selected SMS group to supply the extrusion press for reasons of safety, energy efficiency, productivity and product quality. The gas heating furnace was supplied by extrutec GmbH, and the induction furnace was supplied by IAS GmbH.