Lech-Stahlwerke GmbH

STRONG PARTNERSHIP AND GREAT ACHIEVEMENTS

GEVA automation started providing the Max Aicher Group with its services as far back as in 1992 with its involvement in Pusher Furnaces for Lech-Stahlwerke in Meitingen, Germany. The automation and drive system was then upgraded in the late 90´s, after which the approach was made to assist Lech-Stahlwerke in installing a complete finishing end automation system including automation, drives and switchgear for the continuous finishing line of rolling mill #2 (quality production, thick products) – from cooling bed, material administration to control units and stack system.

Thanks to its ongoing untarnished reputation, GEVA automation was brought on board to provide its services to the Lech-Stahlwerke affiliate, Annahütte / Germany, in connection with the supply of an automation system and drives relating to a new charging table supplied by BUMA Engineering.

Achievements

  • Pusher Furnace in Rolling Mill #1 with automation & drives and Level 2
  • Lech-Stahlwerke acknowledged GEVA´s second-to-none flexibility of support without annoying claims
  • Given the experience and trust that this served to generate, Lech-Stahlwerke and GEVA automation went on to collaborate in the new finishing end project: their very own joint development project, based on a concept geared towards enhancing material flow and brought to fruition in phased projects to which GEVA contributed its expertise and excellence in the area of process automation.

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