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Primetals Technologies to supply Industry 4.0 package for Baosteel hot strip mill


Recently, Primetals Technologies signed a contract with Baoshan Iron & Steel Group Co. Ltd (Baosteel)

for the supply of the technology package "Dynamic Width Control". The package will be installed on the

company's hot strip mill HSM 1580 in Shanghai, China as part of Baosteel's "Intelligent Workshop" pilot

project. The aim is to improve the width performance of HSM 1580 and thus reduce the amount of waste

material. The new package will be commissioned and tuned during regular production until the end of

2017. No additional shutdowns will be required.