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SMS group Lands Order for Hot-Dip Galvanizing Line 

4/15/2024 - SMS group has been contracted to build a hot-dip galvanizing line for China’s Angang Guangzhou Automotive Steel Co. Ltd., the equipment supplier has announced. 

According to SMS group, the 400,000-metric-ton line will produce exposed produce exposed automotive panels. 
 
“The technological centerpiece of the new No. 2 hot-dip galvanizing line is the all-radiant-tube annealing furnace from DREVER International together with the air knife system from DUMA-BANDZINK, both companies of the SMS group. These systems ensure the right material properties within tight tolerances as well as the flawless surface condition that automotive end users require for exposed qualities,” SMS group said in a statement. 
 
SMS group will be responsible for the engineering, procurement and delivery of the equipment, as well as the electrical and automation systems. It also will provide technical assistance during the erection and commissioning phases.
 
The first coils are to be produced in November 2025.