SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH, a global leader in special long steel, and TSINGSHAN GROUP ("TSINGSHAN"), a world leader in stainless steel, today announced the formation of a Joint Venture ("JV") in China. The JV company is 60 percent owned by SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH and 40 percent by TSINGSHAN and will operate under the name Shanghai Xinzhen Precision Bar Co. Ltd. out of Shanghai (China).

Even though the processing of aluminium is very different from other metals and, for example, the correct welding temperature has to be maintained with especially high precision, there has not been an electrode to date designed especially for this field of application.

Through its subsidiary Becker Stahl-Service GmbH, Klöckner & Co is building a new service centre at its operating location in Bönen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, to process aluminium flat products for the automotive and manufacturing industries in Europe. About 40 jobs will be created at the new Bönen service centre, which is scheduled for completion in 2017.

The 3rd International Conference on Science and Technology of Ironmaking and Steelmaking (STIS-2017) is planned to be held at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (INDIA) from December 11th to 13th, 2017. STIS series of conferences, held once in four years, is an Indian initiative, the major objective of which is to create and sustain interest in iron and steelmaking.

INDUGA successfully commissioned in May / June two low-pressure die casting machines type 2121 at subsidiaries of the company TOTO headquartered in Japan. The commissioning process took only a few days and both LPDC were easily transferred into the production process.

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SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH and TSINGSHAN to form Joint Venture in China

SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH, a global leader in special long steel, and TSINGSHAN GROUP ("TSINGSHAN"), a world leader in stainless steel, today announced the formation of a Joint Venture ("JV") in China. The JV company is 60 percent owned by SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH and 40 percent by TSINGSHAN and will operate under the name Shanghai Xinzhen Precision Bar Co. Ltd. out of Shanghai (China).

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Even though the processing of aluminium is very different from other metals and, for example, the correct welding temperature has to be maintained with especially high precision, there has not been an electrode to date designed especially for this field of application.