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SMS Mill Services Awarded Slab Conditioning Contract with Severstal North America

11/6/2013 - SMS Mill Services Michigan, LLC (SMS) has been awarded a steel slab conditioning services agreement with Severstal North America (SNA) at its Dearborn, Mich., operation.
With engineering already in process, SMS will provide infrastructure, equipment and personnel to fully scarf (skin), cut to length and slice to width steel slabs as required. Working with GeGa Corporation systems, SMS will provide the scarfing services on “hot” slabs to facilitate both timely and cost saving slab rolling.
 
“We are delighted by this opportunity to again expand our mill service offerings and operations,” said Larry Coe, president of SMS Mill Services. “I am confident our partnership with Severstal North America will be beneficial to both companies.”
 
Scrap Metal Services LLC, the parent of SMS Mill Services Michigan, already provides ferrous scrap to both SNA’s Dearborn, Mich., and Columbus, Miss., steel producing operations.
 

Scrap Metal Services, LLC (SMS), headquartered in Burnham, Ill., operates scrap processing, steel mill services, ship breaking and oil rig dismantlement and intermodal/truck/railcar dismantling facilities in several states. SMS also provides full-service scrap management, consulting and purchasing services to industrial scrap generators and demolition contractors, on a local and national basis. SMS is a supplier of ferrous and nonferrous scrap commodities to both domestic and international consumers and offers brokerage and trading services to other scrap companies. SMS now operates scrap processing facilities in Illinois, Indiana, Alabama, Ohio and Texas.
 
SMS Mill Services, LLC is a top tier provider of mill support, processing and management services for steel producers in North America, with steel mill services facilities in Alabama, Texas, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Ohio and now Michigan.