It has been a hectic few months for German wire rod and bar mill manufacturer Friedrich Kocks.
Korean special steel producer SeAH Changwon Integrated Special Steel Corp chose the company, along with Morgårdshammar AB and AIC, for a modernisation project at its steel plant in Changwon.
PRYSMIAN has marked the launch of local manufacture of its new Flextube® cable technology with another world first – the installation of its highest fibre count cable to date.
SCHULER AG is to take over the die construction specialist AWEBA and greatly expand its activities in this business field. Based in Aue, Germany, the AWEBA Group is a full-service provider of dies and fixtures. Under the terms of the purchase agreement, Schuler will acquire a 100 per cent stake in AWEBA Werkzeugbau GmbH Aue.
SCHMOLZ + Bickenbach is expanding its sales and services network in China. In January the company began operating a new warehouse for special steel with a first focus on tool steel in Chongqing.
DS Brookes Ltd, Davis-Standard’s subsidiary in the West Midlands, UK, will now be called Davis-Standard Limited. The modification is in name only, better reflecting Davis-Standard’s global market position and current activities.