The Timken Company announced November 20 that its bearing assemblies were used as components in the major production systems supplied by SMS Demag AG for the new SeverCorr steel plant near Columbus, Miss.
SeverCorr, a joint venture between Russian and
SMS Demag provided melt equipment, hot- and cold-rolling mills, galvanizing and pickle lines and a temper mill for the new plant. The Timken bearing assemblies are installed in gear units, roller tables and continuous casting equipment, as well as in the roll necks of the hot and cold rolling mills.
"Timken experts customized the bearing assemblies to maximize mill performance and product quality,” said Michael J. Connors, Timken president for process industries. "It’s the combination of global product technology with local service that makes the difference to customers like SMS Demag.”