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“Kurre Systems” is the new name that unites Kurre Spezialmaschinenbau and Siebe Engineering. © Kurre Systems

14/12/2020 – Kurre and Siebe become “Kurre Systems”

Kurre and Siebe become “Kurre Systems”

Takeover completed

After a two-year transition period, the integration of the extruder specialist Siebe Engineering into the Kurre Group will be completed on January 1, 2021. ... By  Jörg Dambock

From left to right: Thomas Marek (KONSTANT), Peter Geisler (KONSTANT), Jürgen Hochstöger (hpw), Clemens Gapp (KONSTANT), Dietmar Gstrein (KONSTANT), Ewald Koppensteiner (hpw) and Harald Lackner (hpw). © hpw metallwerk

14/12/2020 – Foundation of third business division

Foundation of third business division

Konstant has invested in Gebauer+Griller Metallwerk

Konstant group in Innsbruck/Austria has acquired a stake in the traditional metalwork company Gebauer+Griller Metallwerk GmbH in Linz/Austria, despite ... By  Jörg Dambock

The cold-rolling lines and stretching systems form the feedstock into ribbed steel to reinforce concrete according to applicable standards. © Schlatter

14/12/2020 – On our own behalf - Wire

On our own behalf - Wire

Week 50 in retrospect

Here, we present you the top articles from our four categories. This week, the most read one comes from the category „Reports“. By  Daniel Keienburg

The core piece of this new rolling mill is a 3-roll Reducing+Sizing Block [RSB] in 5.0 design supplied by Friedrich Kocks. © Friedrich Kocks

14/12/2020 – Successful commissioned

Successful commissioned

Kocks “RSB 5.0” at Xiangtan’s SBQ mill #3

The Chinese special steel producer Hunan Valin Xiangtan Iron+Steel Co. Ltd. has started up its completely new SBQ mill #3. By  Jörg Dambock

MTT 25mm extruder for glas fiber. © MTT Extrusion Expertise

11/12/2020 – Cable manufacture / Extrusion

Cable manufacture / Extrusion

Clearly arranged, compact and space-saving

MTT mainly develops innovative extruders for the wire and cable production with tech and standard polymers among others in the field of automotive, communication, ... By  Jörg Dambock

HVDC cable compounds based on Borealis “Borlink” to be used in XLPE power cables at 525 kV level for majority of the German corridor projects. © Borealis

10/12/2020 – Cable materials

Cable materials

HVDC cable compounds in XLPE power cables at 525kV

This marks the first use of the “Borlink XLPE HVDC” technology at extra-high levels of 525 kilovolt (kV). Comprising three separate corridors, this huge ... By  Jörg Dambock

“ASM 150-R” with asymmetrical longitudinal wire division. © MBK Maschinenbau

08/12/2020 – Joining / Welding

Joining / Welding

Cage welding machines for driven and bored piles, columns and beams

When ground conditions are difficult and a firm foundation has to be created, this is the time for pile foundations and bored piles. There is also great ... By  Jörg Dambock