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Primetals Technologies to modernize flat rolling block for Böhler Edelstahl in Austria


Primetals Technologies has won an order from Böhler Edelstahl GmbH & Co KG (Böhler Edelstahl), a

company of the Special Steel Division of voestalpine, to modernize the flat rolling block at its Kapfenberg

plant in Austria. The plant will be equipped with a new drives- and automationsystem. The “RollMaster”,

specially developed for long product rolling mills, will handle the generation and management of the pass

schedules. The project is designed to increase plant availability, improve product quality, boost energy

efficiency and cut maintenance costs. Modernization work is scheduled to take place during a one-month

plant shutdown mid-2017.