Successful showcase at AISTech 2016
Fives presented its multi-expertise offer at the AISTech show, steel’s premier annual technology event, which took place on May 16-19, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
The AISTech show, having gathered a total of 542 exhibiting companies and more than 7,700 visitors, featured technologies from all over the world that help steel producers to compete more effectively in today’s global market. Key producers, suppliers, corporate executives, leaders, and academia gathered to exchange technical information and see new process or product technologies.
Fives exhibited its key solutions for the steel industry, covering carbon, stainless and silicon sectors in flat, long product, tube & pipe, and in rolling and strip processing.
Fives’ global offer includes process expertise and consulting, mechanical, thermal, induction technologies and equipment, surface treatment, rolling and strip processing for flat and long products, finishing solutions for tube and pipe.
During the AIST conference, Fives made a presentation on its two Stein Digit@l Furnaces® to reheat slabs at the new state-of the-art hot rolling and processing facility of Allegheny Technologies Inc. (ATI), Flat-Rolled Products Group in Brackenridge, Pennsylvania, USA. Both speakers, Dieudonné Hounliasso from Fives and Sanchin Sawant from ATI, highlighted how the new furnaces and their combustion system were designed to comply with local environmental requirements and other aspects to ensure efficient and sustainable operation.