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BM Automation: revamping for HT & LT Heat Treatment Casing – HTC furnaces

CILEGON (Indonesia). The project supplied by BM Automation involved the revamping of furnaces safety features in order to make them compliant with European Safety Norm EN746 and the replacement of actual control system of combustion furnace (Elsag Bailey). BM Automation provided all electrical equipment, new instrumentation on HT and LT furnaces, the installation of new safety PLC and … Continue reading BM Automation: revamping for HT & LT Heat Treatment Casing – HTC furnaces

  

BM Automation   -  July 12, 2019

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BM Automation: rolling mill digitalization at German H.E.S. Riva Acciaio

GERMANY: A deep productivity improvement is the goal of this ambitious project that BM Automation will supply to Riva H.E.S., a project that involves the complete rolling mill digitalization with new total speed regulation and complete traceability of all produced materials.

  

BM Automation   -  July 08, 2019

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HPP Mello: Le due turbine a coclea raggiungono il cantiere

Manerbio (BS). Le due turbine a coclea hanno raggiunto il cantiere sul fiume Mello e sono pronte per essere posate. Ciascuna ha una potenza elettrica di 132 kW, per una produzione annua totale di circa 1500000 kilowatt ora.

  

BM Greenpower   -  July 02, 2019

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BM Greenpower realizza una nuova centrale idroelettrica per l’Agenzia Interregionale per il fiume Po

In data 27 maggio, l’Amministrazione comunale di Manerbio insieme al Presidente della Provincia di Brescia e al Direttore Generale dell’AIPO (Agenzia Interregionale per il fiume Po), hanno visitato il cantiere sul fiume Mella, dove BM Greenpower sta realizzando, chiavi in mano, un impianto idroelettrico costituito da due turbine a coclea. Ogni turbina ha una potenza elettrica di … Continue reading BM Greenpower realizza una nuova centrale idroelettrica per l’Agenzia Interregionale per il fiume Po

  

BM Greenpower   -  June 11, 2019

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Polytec: new order for iron thread cutting & cellulose bales opening robot

ITALY. Polytec joins pulp & paper industry, obtaining an order from Sappi Group – Condino plant – of a smart robot for the automatic iron thread cutting and cellulose bales opening. The system will improve work cycle and will allow to reduce operator access to hazardous areas as well as his contact to wires, safety … Continue reading Polytec: new order for iron thread cutting & cellulose bales opening robot

  

Polytec Robotics   -  June 07, 2019

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Polytec obtained new order for a multitool robotic cell destinated to Calarasi.

Polytec will manufacture a robotic cell for the automatic steel sampling and oxygen/temperature measurements. It will be installed at the new trimming station of the Romanian steel plant. Next upgrades will add also the automatic picking of the new cartridges and unloading of the exhausted one, hydris measurement and the automatic opening of sample cartridges. PolySAMPLE system … Continue reading Polytec obtained new order for a multitool robotic cell destinated to Calarasi.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  May 23, 2019

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Polytec: Purchase Order for a 4’’ Tube Bending Cell for steel and aluminum elbows production from the Zekelman Industries

PICOMA Plant (Cambridge, Ohio). BMGroupUSA has received a purchase order for a complete cell that, through the use of two Tube Bending Machines and three handling Robots, will allow a high production and finishing of steel and aluminum elbows to connect steel EMT and rigid conduit, as well as aluminum rigid conduit, in a full … Continue reading Polytec: Purchase Order for a 4’’ Tube Bending Cell for steel and aluminum elbows production from the Zekelman Industries

  

Polytec Robotics   -  May 16, 2019

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Polytec: The robotic system for Carcano production plat has obtained FAT

ITALY. Carcano Antonio S.p.A. signed the Factory Acceptance Test for automatic plate removal and replacement in the CFF (Ceramic Foam Filter) robotic cell designed and manufactured by Polytec. The robot, that will be installed on the aluminum casting plant, provides a reversible multifunction tool that allows: the vision system and supervision of filter’s internal area … Continue reading Polytec: The robotic system for Carcano production plat has obtained FAT

  

Polytec Robotics   -  May 10, 2019

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Wheatland Tube Co. signed the Final Acceptance Certificate for the Robotized cell for the automatic bundling of conduits

WHEATLAND PA (Council Plant). Wheatland Tube Co. has signed the Final Acceptance Certificate for the Robotized cell for the automatic bundling of conduits supplied by Polytec. The system is able to manage different bundle forming configurations, increasing safety and quality with a downtime reduction. Team: Nicola Bertoni (Project Manager) Loris Salvagni (Mechanical/ Electrical Supervisor) Omar Tomasi (PLC … Continue reading Wheatland Tube Co. signed the Final Acceptance Certificate for the Robotized cell for the automatic bundling of conduits

  

Polytec Robotics   -  May 07, 2019

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Successful installation of second sampling and measurement robot at Villares Metals

SAO PAOLO_SUMARE’ (BRAZIL). Villares Metals operates in the production of special steels for over 70 years and is the largest producer of non-flat high alloy specialty steel in Latin America. This success is due to the expertise gained over time and also to all investment made in the factory, in people and in the Research and … Continue reading Successful installation of second sampling and measurement robot at Villares Metals

  

Polytec Robotics   -  May 02, 2019

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Successfull revamping of Paraviso HPP

BM Automation successful completed the revamping of BKW Paraviso Hydro power plant. The hydroelectric plant has been restarted after revamping activities. A great success for BM Group and BKW Hydro. Technical Director: Mirko Bottini Project Manager: Davide Festa Site Manager: Franco Maestri Software Dpt: Filippo Melzani, Giuseppe Tagliaferri Electrical Engineering: Daniele Bonapace Process Expert Engineer: Daniele … Continue reading Successfull revamping of Paraviso HPP

  

BM Automation   -  April 16, 2019

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BM Automation: order for rolling stands revamping for steel plant Riva Montereau

FRANCE. Riva SAM Montereau plant has entrusted BM Automation for the automation revamping of four rolling stands, 1000 KW each, for the wire rods rolling mill. BM Automation will supply the upgrade turnkey,  including electrical equipment, PLC, motor drive and motors and on site activities.

  

BM Automation   -  April 04, 2019

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ArcelorMittal Bremen: two robotic cells Polytec for liquid steel measurement at deslagging station

BREMEN (D). The steel plant located in Bremen and part of giant steel producer Arcelor Mittal entrusted Polytec to supply and install twice robotic cells for liquid steel measurements at deslagging station. These robotic systems, that work also for probes load/download completely automatically, will increase operator’s safety and will be a first step for a future totally … Continue reading ArcelorMittal Bremen: two robotic cells Polytec for liquid steel measurement at deslagging station

  

Polytec Robotics   -  April 04, 2019

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BM Automation: Successful Factory Acceptance Test for BKW Hydro Power Plant automation revamping project.

  BORGO CHIESE (TN). BKW Hydro S.r.l. has signed the Factory Acceptance Test for the automation revamping of Paraviso Hydro Power Plant. The modernization project developed and completely followed by BM Automation team, involves all electrical equipment, PLC and HMI software and server for two group 20MW/each and will increase the power plant’s performances.

  

BM Automation   -  March 28, 2019

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Gerdau signed FAC for BM Automation drive system

CAMBRIDGE CANADA: Gerdau has signed the Final Acceptance Certificate for a new drive system for the exit stacker rollway. The system improves the bundles positioning, the alignment and reduces the maintenance. BM Automation supplied the complete package. Team: Nicola Bertoni (Project Manager) Alessandro Ferrari (Electrical supervisor / Drive specialist) Samir Tuda (PLC / Drive technician … Continue reading Gerdau signed FAC for BM Automation drive system

  

BM Automation   -  March 22, 2019

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Gerdau Midlothian signed PolyTAG BLE Final Acceptance Certificate

MIDLOTHIAN TX: Gerdau has signed the Final Acceptance Certificate for the PolyTAG BLE robot supplied by Polytec and installed in the MS. The system is able with the 3D technology to detect the position of billets and weld the tag. Team: Nicola Bertoni (Project Manager) Massimo Cocca (Mechanical Supervisor) Samir Tuda (PLC / Robot Technician) Alberto Bugna (Vision … Continue reading Gerdau Midlothian signed PolyTAG BLE Final Acceptance Certificate

  

Polytec Robotics   -  March 22, 2019

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Optimus Steel chooses billets tagging robot by Polytec

BEAUMONT, TX (USA). Optimus Steel LLC,  high-quality wire rods, coiled rebars, and billets producer, has confirmed its first order to Polytec. The hot billets tagging robot will enable a faster tagging with full customizable tags thanks to the laser printing system, and increase the operator’s safety and the traceability. The cell will be installed in … Continue reading Optimus Steel chooses billets tagging robot by Polytec

  

Polytec Robotics   -  March 15, 2019

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Rolling mill automation revamping for Riva Lesegno steel plant

LESEGNO (IT). BM Automation confirms the partnership with Riva Lesegno with the supply of motors for 6 rolling stands up to 1 MW power and 1 shear, switchboards, automation and speed regulation. This activity is part of an important production’s upgrade of Lesegno plant: new rolling stands and systems will be installed to further increase … Continue reading Rolling mill automation revamping for Riva Lesegno steel plant

  

BM Automation   -  March 06, 2019

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Polytec: new order from ORI Martin

TRENTO (IT). Polytec consolidates the collaboration with ORI Martin, obtaining a new order for a machines tending robotic cell composed of three Fanuc robots that will allow to improve the plant’s productivity.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  March 06, 2019

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Gerdau confirmed to Polytec a new order for a continuous casting machine robot

Midlothian, TX. Gerdau takes another step forward to the digital roadmap and confirms the trust in Polytec robotics ordering a new robotic cell for the Continuous Casting Machine. The multitool robot will be able to open the Slide gate with an oxygen lance, place the Ladle Shroud on the nozzle and take automatically temperatures and … Continue reading Gerdau confirmed to Polytec a new order for a continuous casting machine robot

  

Polytec Robotics   -  March 06, 2019

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Polytec wins order for a PolyTAG BLE from Feralpi Calvisano

BRESCIA (IT). The partnership between Polytec and Feralpi Group proceeds with a new order for a PolyTAG BLE billets tagging robot that will operate on two different cooling beds inside Calvisano plant. This solution will allow complete product’s traceability because integrated with the traceability system among more sites.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  February 27, 2019

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Megasider orders two tagging robots Polytec

SPAIN. The Spanish Steel Producer part of Megasa Group and located in Zaragoza  has ordered two tagging robots Polytec, in order to increase products’ traceability   and safety towards a 4.0 approach. The double-cell project consists of two smart robotic systems PolyTAG FCL for  bundles tagging on chain conveyor, that applicate RFID tags to bundles bars by welding of a metal stud … Continue reading Megasider orders two tagging robots Polytec

  

Polytec Robotics   -  February 11, 2019

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BM Automation: new order for 4 rolling stands revamping

FRANCE: BM Automation obtained a new order for 4 rolling stands revamping. The project involves the conversion from direct current to alternating current of 4 rolling mills of the RIVA SAM MONTREAU plant, wire rods producer, with the supply of new 1000 kW motors, new SIEMENS drives and 5000 kW MT / BT transformer. The … Continue reading BM Automation: new order for 4 rolling stands revamping

  

BM Automation   -  February 10, 2019

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ANGIE’S MAIN SPONSOR IS POLYTEC

ITALY. Angelica Bettoni, a rising 13 years old slalom skier will bring on her helmet as Main Sponsor Polytec brand for the seasons 2018/2019 – 2019/2020.  The Italian young skier from Bergamo will compete in the next season in the regional, national and international races in her category and with her tenacity and hungry for victory will always aim at … Continue reading ANGIE’S MAIN SPONSOR IS POLYTEC

  

Polytec Robotics   -  February 07, 2019

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BM Automation: new order from Concord

ITALY. BM Automation obtains from Concord, world leader in the construction of coke batteries, an order for the supply of all the electrical and automation equipment of the coke battery 9 and 10 within a large project that involves the environmental efficiency of the Arcelor Mittal site in Taranto.

  

BM Automation   -  January 30, 2019

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Duferdofin ordered to Polytec a track shoes palletizing robot.

ITALY. The innovation process of Duferdofin Valdarno plant continues with the integration in the new production line of a new palletizing robot Polytec, which will handle heavy work by moving track shoes of more than 100kg with great rapidity, making uniform and precise pallets.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  January 30, 2019

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Second PolySAMPLE LF for Villares Metals Brazil

BRAZIL VILLARES METALS. After successful installation of first robotic system Polytec Robotics for LF sampling and measurement in Villares Metals Sumarè, a new PolySAMPLE LF is ready to be installed in the Brazilian steel plant. Robotics plays a key role towards steel industry 4.0, contributing to operator safety, production data collection and greater production efficiency. Polytec Robotics range … Continue reading Second PolySAMPLE LF for Villares Metals Brazil

  

Polytec Robotics   -  January 09, 2019

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New robotized cell for the automatic bundling of conduits pipes ready to go.

WHEATLAND – PA. Completed with a full success the FAT of a new robotic solution for the Wheatland Tube Company (a Division of Zekelman Industries), in order to carry out an automatic and properly shaped bundling operation of Steel Rigid Metal Conduit (RMC). The new equipment will be installed at the end of February 2019 … Continue reading New robotized cell for the automatic bundling of conduits pipes ready to go.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  January 07, 2019

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BMGroupUSA: new order for a hot billets tagging robot PolyTAG BLE

CATERSVILLE GA. The American company BMGroupUSA, exclusive distributor of Polytec Robotics brand in North America, has won a new order from Gerdau GNL for the supply of a hot billets tagging robot PolyTAG BLE that will be installed at Catersville Steel Mill. This plug&play smart robotic system will use the best machine vision technologies to identify … Continue reading BMGroupUSA: new order for a hot billets tagging robot PolyTAG BLE

  

Polytec Robotics   -  November 26, 2018

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SIEMENS SOLUTION PARTNER AWARD

BM Automation was awarded Best Growth Performance 2018 at the Siemens Solution Partner Awards event. Thank You!

  

BM Automation   -  November 21, 2018

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BM Automation: order from BKW Hydro Italia S.r.l.

ITALY. The project, scheduled between October 2018 and April 2019, involves the complete automation of the Paraviso hydroelectric power plant (2 groups of 20 MW each) and of further five power plants (with a capacity of about 2 MW each) in Val Camonica and in Valle d’Aosta; part of the project will also be interventions of electromechanical optimization … Continue reading BM Automation: order from BKW Hydro Italia S.r.l.

  

BM Automation   -  November 21, 2018

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Ordine da BKW Hydro Italia S.r.l.

ITALIA. Il progetto, che verrà realizzato tra ottobre 2018 ed aprile 2019, riguarda la completa automazione della centrale idroelettrica di Paraviso (2 gruppi di 20 MW cadauno) e di ulteriori cinque centrali (della potenza di circa 2 MW medi ciascuna) in Val Camonica ed in Valle d’Aosta; parte integrante del progetto saranno, inoltre, interventi di … Continue reading Ordine da BKW Hydro Italia S.r.l.

  

BM Greenpower   -  November 21, 2018

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PolyTAG BLE ready for delivery and installation

BERGAMO (IT): The worldwide biggest producer of OCTG tube chose a Polytec Robotics solution for billets tagging. After Factory Acceptance Test, the billets tagging robot PolyTAG BLE manufactured by Polytec Robotics is ready for delivery and installation.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  October 30, 2018

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Final Acceptance Certificate for PolyTAG FC at Gerdau Midlothian TX

MIDLOTHIAN TX: Gerdau has signed the Final Acceptance Certificate for the robot PolyTAG FC installed in the MSM supplied by Polytec Robotics. The system is able to tag and to provide a dimensional control of different products as: Wide Flage, Bantam Beams, Standard Beams, Channel, Rail Tiens. Team: Vanni Scalvini / Nicola Bertoni (PM) Massimo Cocca (Mechanical … Continue reading Final Acceptance Certificate for PolyTAG FC at Gerdau Midlothian TX

  

Polytec Robotics   -  October 30, 2018

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Agreement between BM S.p.A. and Rea Jet

A new partnership has been signed between BM S.p.A. and Rea Jet, german group specialized in coding and marking solutions for various products and surfaces. The winning combination between Polytec Robotics’ Smart robots and Coding and Marking technology Rea Jet will allow better performances for traceability, quality assurance and counterfeit protection.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  October 24, 2018

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Polytec Robotics obtained order from Spanish Steel Producer for a PolyTAG FC

SPAIN: After successful motor & drive revamping supplied by BM AUTOMATION, the Spanish Steel Mill part of Riva Group has ordered to Polytec Robotics the bundle tagging robot PolyTAG FC, a smart solution for the automatic tagging of multiple profiles’ laminated bars, with welded stud and RFID tags. The finished products warehouse is managed by … Continue reading Polytec Robotics obtained order from Spanish Steel Producer for a PolyTAG FC

  

Polytec Robotics   -  October 16, 2018

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PolyTEN collection wins chinese Shandong Laigang Yongfeng Steel Corp.

ITALY. The collaboration between Polytec Robotics and Tenova proceeds with two robotic cells with automatic loading and unloading tools for temperature and oxygen measurement and sampling in EAF furnace. Both robots have got a warehouse with 60 cartridges, in order to operate without operators beside the furnace and will be installed in 2019. Tenova and … Continue reading PolyTEN collection wins chinese Shandong Laigang Yongfeng Steel Corp.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  October 08, 2018

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Arcelor Mittal chooses a Polytec Robotics’ solution for sampling and steel analyzing.

FRANCE. For the steel mill located in Dunkerque, Polytec Robotics will supply a PolySAMPLE RH + HYDRIS able to to manage, in a total automatic process, temperature measurement, oxygen measurement, sample picking and hydrogen measurement. The robotic tool for the hydrogen measurement is a new functionality on the market.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  October 02, 2018

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Final Acceptance Certificate for the robot PolySHAPE installed at Gerdau’s Petersburg mill

PETERSBURG VA: Gerdau has signed the Final Acceptance Certificate for the robot PolySHAPE supplied by Polytec Robotics. This smart solution integrates different technologies, including machine vision, predictive analytics, artificial intelligence and robotics. It allows the dimensional control of billets, slabs or blooms in order to improve quality prediction for Near Net Shape billets continuous cast at … Continue reading Final Acceptance Certificate for the robot PolySHAPE installed at Gerdau’s Petersburg mill

  

Polytec Robotics   -  September 27, 2018

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Order for a smart robot for loading/unloading couplings on phosphating line.

ROMANIA. Polytec Robotics won a new order for the supply of a smart robot PolyMOVE M that will automatically manage the loading and the unloading of couplings on the phosphating line. The solution will be installed in a tube mill located in Romania and will replace the operators’ difficult work due to the tight cycle … Continue reading Order for a smart robot for loading/unloading couplings on phosphating line.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  September 24, 2018

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A new Milestone towards 4.0 at HES Germany

BERLIN (D). Polytec Robotics obtained an order for a hot billets tagging robot PolyTAG BLE, integrated with the new system PolySHAPE, that’s able to scan and detect the billet’s surface measuring the diagonals, performing a 3D scanning on the upper and bottom faces of the billet. Matching the points, it retraces the profile. Calculating the difference … Continue reading A new Milestone towards 4.0 at HES Germany

  

Polytec Robotics   -  September 16, 2018

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Final Acceptance Certificate for the motor & drive revamping at Favini paper mill

VICENZA (IT). BM Automation successfully completed the project at the Favini paper mill. Two obsolete PM3 pre-dryer motors and drives have been replaced with four new motors (two Master and two Slave) and drive. Thanks to careful analysis and adequate regulation it was possible to start immediately with production. Project’s Team: Christian Donina, Fabrizio Bagozzi, Mattia Lain

  

BM Automation   -  September 11, 2018

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BM Automation obtained the order for the rolling mill digitalization of Feralpi NAVE

BRESCIA (IT). Feralpi Group confirmed to BM Automation the order for the digitalization of the rolling mill situated in Nave (BS). The supply includes all the automation and power parts for roughing, intermediate and finishing mill (15 stands), 2 shears, and all services auxiliaries that will be controlled with the innovative ActiveROLL cascade control software developed by … Continue reading BM Automation obtained the order for the rolling mill digitalization of Feralpi NAVE

  

BM Automation   -  September 05, 2018

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Automation revamping for the new ccm discharging area completed

VARESE (IT). BM Automation completed successfully the commissioning of the automation system for the new CCM discharging area, composed by new discharging roller tables, cross transfer bridge and two cooling beds. This solution allows an optimization of cycle times, redundancies, the possibility of degraded operation and easy maintenance and fault search. After four weeks of production … Continue reading Automation revamping for the new ccm discharging area completed

  

BM Automation   -  September 03, 2018

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PRESSURE SWING ADSORPTION MODERNIZATION COMPLETED SUCCESSFULLY

VERONA (IT). BM Automation completed the modernization of the Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) automation and the plant is now in production. PSA is a technology used to separate some gas species from a mixture of gases under pressure, according to the species’ molecular characteristics and affinity for an adsorbent material. This project is part of … Continue reading PRESSURE SWING ADSORPTION MODERNIZATION COMPLETED SUCCESSFULLY

  

BM Automation   -  August 31, 2018

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Final Acceptance Certificate for the sampling and measurement robot PolySAMPLE EAF installed at LME Beltrame.

FRANCE. Polytec Robotics completed successfully the project of a robotic cell with manually loading and unloading for measurement and sampling. This solution allows more safety for the operator and is a new 4.0 milestone in the LME Beltrame plant.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  August 30, 2018

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Order for tagging robot for round billets

ITALY. Polytec Robotics is manufacturing a robot for the automatic tagging of round billets. PolyTAG BLE is a robotized cell “plug&play” for billets tagging through welded pin and has been specific developed for the customer. The billet exiting from 800° furnace must be processed at the center of the head and the solution Polytec Robotics provided … Continue reading Order for tagging robot for round billets

  

Polytec Robotics   -  August 21, 2018

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Order for a smart robot for greasing of threads and for the pin & box protectors application

ROMANIA. Polytec Robotics is supplying a robot able to grease threads and to put the pin and box protectors. PolyPRO is a robotic cell that greases internally and externally the pipe thread before the safety protector screwing in order not to damage the thread. This robot replaces the operators’ difficult work due to the very … Continue reading Order for a smart robot for greasing of threads and for the pin & box protectors application

  

Polytec Robotics   -  August 09, 2018

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Order of two robots for aluminum ingots palletizing

ITALY. Polytec Robotics is supplying a complete line of chain conveyors with two smart robots that automatically palletize aluminum ingots on pallets. PolyMOVE A will be installed in September 2018 in Italy.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  August 06, 2018

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Order for aluminum ingots packaging line

ITALY. Polytec Robotics is manufacturing a pallet loading line for aluminum ingots, equipped with pallet separation spanning, strapping station, weighing station, tagging station, pallet bagging, elevators to move pallets upstairs, pallet stackers and evacuation for detachment. It will be installed in October 2018 in Italy.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  August 06, 2018

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Rolling mill upgrade for Spanish steel producer

SPAIN. BM Automation obtained the order for a new automation’s upgrade on rolling mill. The project includes the development of the final part of the rolling mill, the modernization of the the stands and shears.

  

BM Automation   -  August 06, 2018

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PolySHAPE: the robot for the dimensional control of billets, blooms, beam blanks and slabs surfaces

PETERSBURG VA. The new robotic system PolySHAPE developed by Polytec Robotics is engineered and developed to have a dimensional scan of the billet, bloom, beam blank and slab surface, in order to identify a range of dimensional and cutting defects. Specific algorithms concatenate few scans of the part, elaborate this information acquired and generate a … Continue reading PolySHAPE: the robot for the dimensional control of billets, blooms, beam blanks and slabs surfaces

  

Polytec Robotics   -  August 01, 2018

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Final Acceptance Certificate for PolyTAG FC installed at Gerdau Jackson

JACKSON TN: Gerdau has signed the Final Acceptance Certificate for the PolyTAG FC robot supplied by Polytec Robotics. This smart robot system automatically tags and counts different types of bundles (flat, angle, square, channel, rebar). Another functionality, implemented after the robot’s installation, is the missing strapped feature search, that allows the identification of the missing strap in the … Continue reading Final Acceptance Certificate for PolyTAG FC installed at Gerdau Jackson

  

Polytec Robotics   -  July 31, 2018

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Feralpi ordered a new tags reader system for a complete product tracking

ITALY. The system is able to read the tag applicated on each billet, moving to the reheating furnace. This solution closes the circle of tracking information from the continuous casting machines to the rolling mill lines of the different plants. With this architecture 4.0, the customer has reached the complete product tracking alongside the production process divided into more … Continue reading Feralpi ordered a new tags reader system for a complete product tracking

  

BM Automation   -  July 31, 2018

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Final Acceptance Certificate for the hot billets tagging robot installed at Gerdau Sayreville

SAYREVILLE NJ: Gerdau has signed the Final Acceptance Certificate for the robot PolyTAG BLE supplied by Polytec Robotics. This hot billets tagging robot is equipped with a specific warehouse for the tags, in order to manage a charge up to five billets,  with a cycle time reduction. PolyREAD is a tag-reader solution implemented by Polytec Robotics to read each tag … Continue reading Final Acceptance Certificate for the hot billets tagging robot installed at Gerdau Sayreville

  

Polytec Robotics   -  July 26, 2018

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Order for a smart robot for greasing of threads and for the pin & box protectors application

SAUDI ARABIA. Polytec Robotics is supplying a robot able to grease threads and to automatically applicate the pin and box protectors. PolyPRO is a robotic cell that greases internally and externally the pipe thread before the safety protector screwing in order not to damage the thread. This robot replaces the operators’ difficult work due to the very … Continue reading Order for a smart robot for greasing of threads and for the pin & box protectors application

  

Polytec Robotics   -  July 26, 2018

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ORDER FOR A TRACKING SYSTEM FOR BUNDLE BARS MILL

ITALY. The most important italian steel producer is investing in 4.0 solutions and ordered to BM Automation a bundle bars’ tracking system, that involves all production’s steps to finished products’ warehouse, connecting all crane’s operators and the central tracking system. This German steel plant is equipped with a full automatic bundle bars tagging robot “Polytec … Continue reading ORDER FOR A TRACKING SYSTEM FOR BUNDLE BARS MILL

  

BM Automation   -  July 23, 2018

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ORDER FOR THE AUTOMATION OF A MOVABLE BRIDGE IN SUISSE

SUISSE. After the supply of the roof automation of Al Bayt stadium located in Qatar, the partnership between Cimolai S.p.A. and BM S.p.A. goes on with the request from the italian company specialized in the design, construction and installation of metal structures, of all automation panels for a movable bridge of a waste disposal plant … Continue reading ORDER FOR THE AUTOMATION OF A MOVABLE BRIDGE IN SUISSE

  

BM Automation   -  July 18, 2018

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ORDER FOR WIRE RODS TAGGING ROBOT FROM ITALIAN QUALITY STEELMAKER ORI MARTIN

ITALY. Ori Martin robotics’ investment goes on with the installation of a wire rods tagging robot “Polytec Robotics”. This smart solution will be part of “Lighthouse plant” projects of the Ministry of Economic Development. Sensors (not easy to apply when dealing with materials at high temperatures) and smart robots with most advanced sensors and machine vision tools, … Continue reading ORDER FOR WIRE RODS TAGGING ROBOT FROM ITALIAN QUALITY STEELMAKER ORI MARTIN

  

Polytec Robotics   -  July 18, 2018

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BMGroupUSA Corp. will supply Polytec Robotics brand’s solutions to american steel producers

USA. BM Group has appointed Gianluca Maccani as the Chief Executive Officer of BMGroupUSA CORP, the american company that supplies the brands Polytec Robotics and BM Automation in USA. The new CEO comes to BMGroupUSA CORP. with a wealth of project management and sales accounting and as active member of AIST, the most relevant American … Continue reading BMGroupUSA Corp. will supply Polytec Robotics brand’s solutions to american steel producers

  

Polytec Robotics   -  June 29, 2018

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PolyTEN: Tenova’s robots collection for steel plants, created by Polytec Robotics.

ITALY. Castellanza, June 12, 2018 – Improvement of the safety level on the workplace and reduction of the length of the productive cycle: these are the primary objectives of the agreement for the implementation and sale of robotics solutions for steel plants, concluded between Tenova – a company of the Techint Group specialized in innovative … Continue reading PolyTEN: Tenova’s robots collection for steel plants, created by Polytec Robotics.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  June 12, 2018

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POLYTEC: ORDER FOR AN EBT OXYGEN OPENING ROBOT

BELGIUM. Polytec obtained the order from a wire rods producer for an EBT oxygen opening robot. The customer confirms the investment trend in robotics, installing its 4th robot manufactured by Polytec, in order to increase the production process performances.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  January 25, 2018

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BM Automation completed the modernization at the Favini Paper mill

PADOVA. Successfully completed the commissioning of the new Soft-Calandra 2×2 TURBOCal. The system will enable Favini to increase its products’ range and portfolio. BM Automation has supplied Drives, motors and the software regulation. During the outage, BM Automation has  also upgraded the regenerative power modules, PLC and HMI panels in the existing electrical cabinets of … Continue reading BM Automation completed the modernization at the Favini Paper mill

  

BM Automation   -  January 01, 2018

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POLYTEC, WORLD LEADER WITH 100 ROBOTS INSTALLED WORLDWIDE

Polytec has reached quota 100 robotic solutions installed in steelmaking plants all over the world becoming World Leader in this branch. This italian story of success begins in 2012: Polytec specializes in the production of highly technological robotic cells for the steel market. The deep knowledge of the steelmaking process acquired in the steel sector … Continue reading POLYTEC, WORLD LEADER WITH 100 ROBOTS INSTALLED WORLDWIDE

  

Polytec Robotics   -  January 01, 2018

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BM Automation: Order for a new rolling mill for steel spheres.

BULGARIA. BM Automation acquires the order for a new steel sphere rolling mill plant. The project includes the complete automation system and the commissioning is sheduled for spring 2018.

  

BM Automation   -  October 25, 2017

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DRIVES REVAMPING STANDS G5-6 OF A ROLLING MILL IN FRANCE

FRANCE. BM Automation obtained the order for the automation & drives modernization of the Intermediate Rolling Mill area, stands 5/6, in the plant of SAM Neuves Maison France (Riva Group). The new motors, of 1200 Kw each in DC, will be controlled by Siemens Sinamics drive installed in a new electrical panel.

  

BM Automation   -  August 28, 2017

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BM AUTOMATION: DIGITIZATION OF A GERMAN HIGH QUALITY ROLLING MILL

GERMANY. Riva Group Germany confirmed to BM Automation a new order for the complete digitization of 15 stands and the revamping of the drives at the exit of the start-stop shear for HQB. This upgrade will increase performances and productivity.

  

BM Automation   -  August 28, 2017

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POLYTEC: NEW BILLETS TAGGING SYSTEM FOR FERALPI SIDERURGICA

BRESCIA (ITALY). Feralpi bought the third robotized cell manufactured by Polytec. The robotic system for the automatic hot billets tagging will be installed in Lonato and placed at the exit of ccm. The process digitization and product tracking will be increased, thanks to the integrated solutions supplied by BM Group.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  July 25, 2017

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POLYTEC: NEW ORDER FOR A POLYTAG FC INTENDED TO GERDAU MIDLOTHIAN

USA. Polytec has won an order for his reliable robotic bundles tagging machine from Gerdau Midlothian in the U.S. Polytec will supply a new robotized cell for the bundles tagging in the Medium Section Mill, the cell will include a 3D machine vision system able to check the profile shapes and communicate the information to … Continue reading POLYTEC: NEW ORDER FOR A POLYTAG FC INTENDED TO GERDAU MIDLOTHIAN

  

Polytec Robotics   -  July 01, 2017

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POLYTEC: A PolyMARK FOR SLABS TO CREMONA

CREMONA (ITA). Polytec will supply a full robotic cell for the ink jet marking of aluminum slabs. The solution will be installed in an Italian steel mill situated in Cremona.  

  

Polytec Robotics   -  June 20, 2017

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POLYTEC: NEW ORDER FOR A ROBOTIZED BUNDLE BARS STACKER

BOLZANO (ITA). Polytec will supply a full robotic cell able to weigh and stack bars in a bundle. The solution will be installed in an Italian steel mill situated in Bolzano.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  June 20, 2017

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POLYTEC: NEW ORDER FOR A ROBOTIZED CELL FOR ARABIAN TUBE MILL

SAUDI ARABIA. Polytec will supply a full robotized solution for coupling pre-screwing and protector screwing; the cell will be able to de-palletize autonomously from its production box. The solution will be installed in Saudi Arabia.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  June 20, 2017

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POLYTEC: NEW ORDER FOR A PolySAMPLE EAF UPGRADE

MEXICO. Polytec will upgrade the full robotized cell for measurement and samples picking already installed. The upgrade includes a system that automatically changes the tools and a new cameras tool for the internal furnace 360° view just after tapping. The solution will be installed in a Mexican steel mill.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  June 20, 2017

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Molino Ferrari HPP

Molino Ferrari HPP, N.1 Archimedean screw turbine. The pre-assembled in factory Archimedean screw unit is arrived at site and is ready to be installed.

  

Hydroalp   -  June 19, 2017

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ARVEDI ORDERS THE SECOND POLYSAMPLE EAF

CREMONA (ITA). Arvedi improves towards 4.0, investing in robotics and automation, in order to increase safety, efficiency and quality. The second PolySAMPLE EAF, full automatic system for sampling and temperature measurement manufactured by Polytec, is going to be installed on the 370 Ton Electric Arc Furnace in the steel plant situated in Cremona.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  June 14, 2017

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HPP BOLGIANO: POSATE LE DUE TURBINE A BULBO

BOLGIANO (MI). BM Greenpower completa l’installazione delle due turbine a bulbo per il nuovo impianto idroelettrico sito a Bolgiano.

  

BM Greenpower   -  June 12, 2017

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Maglio HPP

Maglio HPP, N.1 Francis turbine. The manufacturing in workshop has been completed, the turbine is ready to be delivered to site.

  

Hydroalp   -  June 12, 2017

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POLYTEC: A POLYTAG BLE TO ROMANIA

ROMANIA. Polytec is going to install a new PolyTAG BLE, the full automatic system for billets tagging, in a Melt shop in Romania. PolyTAG BLE is an innovative robotic cell for high temperature billets and slabs tagging, with 100% reliability.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  June 01, 2017

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POLYTEC: A POLYCAST FOR UGITECH

FRANCE. Ugitech, a world leader in stainless steel products, invests in the robotic solution PolyCAST, manufactured by Polytec. The solution is a new antropomorphic robot for shroud handling in continuous casting. PolyCAST will be installed during the next outage.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  June 01, 2017

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Lesignano HPP

Lesignano HPP, N.1 Archimedean screw turbine. Hydraulic design and unit layout.

  

Hydroalp   -  June 01, 2017

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GLOBAL TRACKING FOR THE ROLLING MILL RIVA – CERVENO

ITALY. BM Automation acquires a new order for L2 system for the SBQ rolling mill situated in Cerveno (IT). The Riva Group is running towards Steel Industry 4.0, investing in BM Group solutions that combine automation, robotics and machine vision systems. The new L2 platform will guarantee, the production process analysis as well as the process traceability, increasing efficiency … Continue reading GLOBAL TRACKING FOR THE ROLLING MILL RIVA – CERVENO

  

BM Automation   -  May 31, 2017

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POLYTEC: A POLYTAG FC TO JACKSON (USA)

JACKSON (USA). Polytec receives a new order for the robotic solution PolyTAG FC, an innovative bars tagging and counting system.  

  

Polytec Robotics   -  May 30, 2017

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POLYTEC: PolySAMPLE EAF + PolyEYE FOR USA

VIRGINIA (USA). Polytec installed PolySAMPLE EAF + PolyEYE, the complete solution for EAF sample picking, temperature measurement and internal furnace 360° view, in the steel plant Gerdau Petersburg.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  May 30, 2017

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Polytec: a PolyTAG FC to MEGASA GROUP

PORTUGAL. A PolyTAG FC, full automatic system for bundle rods tagging, is going to reach the steel plant MAIA of MEGASA GROUP in Portugal. 

  

Polytec Robotics   -  May 29, 2017

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Maglio HPP

Maglio HPP, N.1 Francis turbine. Wicket gates ready for the assembly whit the turbine.

  

Hydroalp   -  May 24, 2017

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USA. PolyTAG BLE SUCCESSFULLY INSTALLED

Virginia (USA). PolyTAG BLE, the full automatic billets tagging system, is perfectly running. Polytec: world leader in robotic solutions for steel industry.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  May 21, 2017

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POLYTEC: NEW BILLETS IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM INSTALLED

LONATO (ITA). Feralpi Lonato implements its production facility with PolyREAD, the system able to identify incoming billets in the reheating furnace, by reading the Labels printed by robot PolyTAG BLE, manufactured by Polytec. The solution can read billets in motion at a speed of 1.2 m/s and the labels applied by robots can be detected by … Continue reading POLYTEC: NEW BILLETS IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM INSTALLED

  

Polytec Robotics   -  May 20, 2017

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Darnia HPP

Darnia HPP, N.1 Pelton turbine – 2 jets. The unit layout is completed.

  

Hydroalp   -  May 11, 2017

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Maglio HPP

Maglio HPP, N.1 Francis turbine. Work in progress of turbine runner machining.

  

Hydroalp   -  May 08, 2017

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Molino Ferrari HPP

Molino Ferrari HPP, N.1 Archimedean screw turbine. The hydraulic design and unit layout are completed.

  

Hydroalp   -  April 20, 2017

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Valgrande HPP

Valgrande HPP, N.2 Francis turbines in configuration 2/3 – 1/3 of discharge. The hydraulic design and units layout are completed.

  

Hydroalp   -  April 11, 2017

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Brognolo HEPP

Brognolo HEPP – The pre-assembled in factory Archimedes screw unit is arrived at site and is ready to be installed.

  

Hydroalp   -  March 21, 2017

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Bolgiano HEPP

HPP BOLGIANO – N.2 Single Regulation Kaplan Turbine, Bulb Configuration – Units Ready for delivery and site erection.

  

Hydroalp   -  March 17, 2017

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ANTISWAY SYSTEM FOR CRANE FOR AN ITALIAN STEEL MILL

ITALY. It has been undersigned the Final Acceptance Certificate for the installation of the new ActiveCrane, the anti sway system for cranes, a techonological package developed by BM Automation. This technology allows: Benefits accruing, oscillations elimination, positioning precision and time cycle reduction. It’s implementable on the existing PLC with a consequent cost reduction. Thanks to … Continue reading ANTISWAY SYSTEM FOR CRANE FOR AN ITALIAN STEEL MILL

  

BM Automation   -  March 05, 2017

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AUTOMATION & DRIVE MODERNIZATION FOR THE STEEL MILL LESEGNO

ITALY. It has been undersigned the Final Acceptance Certificate for the Automation & Drive modernization on the GN3 and GN4, Intermediate Rolling Mill stands supplied to the steel plant of Lesegno (Riva Group).  5MVA Transformer, motors and drives replacement, two new motors in AC 1000Kw each, controlled by a R8 ABB drive of 1170A.  The activities … Continue reading AUTOMATION & DRIVE MODERNIZATION FOR THE STEEL MILL LESEGNO

  

BM Automation   -  March 05, 2017

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New layout of Hydroalp offices

Workspace growing in the operational headquarters of Hydroalp in Caldiero (VR), layout optimization and restyling of the offices with the new hydro evocation design.

  

Hydroalp   -  February 24, 2017

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Bolgiano HEPP

Installation of the draf tubes of Bolgiano hydro power plant, two Kaplan bulb turbines.

  

Hydroalp   -  February 20, 2017

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NUOVO IMPIANTO DI COGENERAZIONE DA 440 KW TERMICI

DIMARO (TN). Per conto della società BI.MO Srl di Dimaro, BM Greenpower sta realizzando un impianto di cogenerazione tramite processo di gassificazione. L’impianto è costituito da 4 gassificatori con cogeneratori con potenza totale di 200 kW elettrici e 440 termici. Il sistema è collegato ad una rete di teleriscaldamento con caldaia a biomassa per l’integrazione di … Continue reading NUOVO IMPIANTO DI COGENERAZIONE DA 440 KW TERMICI

  

BM Greenpower   -  February 19, 2017

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HPP Darnia

HPP Darnia with two jets Pelton turbine. The runner’s design is completed.

  

Hydroalp   -  February 14, 2017

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1150 kW PER L’IMPIANTO IDROELETTRICO DI MAGRIOLA

MASSA CARRARA. BM Greenpower ha completato con successo il commissioning dell’impianto idroelettrico di Magriola, in provincia di Massa Carrara. L’impianto si costituisce di una turbina Pelton a 4 getti, per una potenza meccanica di 1150 kW.  

  

BM Greenpower   -  February 08, 2017

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Bolgiano HEPP

HPP BOLGIANO – N.2 Single Regulation Kaplan Turbine, Bulb Configuration – Units Ready for Assembly.

  

Hydroalp   -  February 06, 2017

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HYDROALP INSTALLED A NEW ARCHIMEDEAN SCREW TURBINE

Hydroalp is completing the Armendola hydro power plant with the installation of an archimedean screw turbine.

  

Hydroalp   -  October 16, 2016

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INDUCTION QUENCHING LINE FOR TUBE MILL IN MEXICO

MEXICO. Thanks to the positive results obtained in the past, BM Automation gets a new order for a new Induction Quenching Line in Mexico. Engineering, electrical cabinets supply, Level 1 and HMI software, commissioning will be supplied by BM Automation.

  

BM Automation   -  October 11, 2016

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MOVING TOWARDS INDUSTRY 4.0

In the not-too-distant future, the digitisation of industry will change the way our society works, produces and consumes. BM Group, through the work of its companies, anticipated the concept of Industry 4.0 and, investing a lot in R&D projects, developed day by day solutions tailored to the needs of tomorrow industry. On market requests of SAFETY – … Continue reading MOVING TOWARDS INDUSTRY 4.0

  

Polytec Robotics   -  September 27, 2016

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POLYTEC COMPLETED THE COMMISSIONING OF PolyEYE

PETERSBURG (USA). PolyEYE implements the operations of PolySAMPLE EAF, including a specific lance equipped with 6 cameras, able to enter in the furnace and inspect, with a 360° view, the refractories, burners, injectors and water cooled panels. The solution automatically manages the temperature measurement, the sample picking and the furnace inspection. Operator controls the activities … Continue reading POLYTEC COMPLETED THE COMMISSIONING OF PolyEYE

  

Polytec Robotics   -  September 27, 2016

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POLYTEC WELCOMES POLYCAST

During the last AIM Conference, held in Parma on 22th September, Polytec together with Acciaierie Beltrame presented PolyCAST. PolyCAST is a multi tool robotic application able to automize the operations on CCM like: Lancing in case of metal cork, ladle shroud positioning, ladle shroud cleaning, T&S lance for measuring and sampling, powder distribution. A new … Continue reading POLYTEC WELCOMES POLYCAST

  

Polytec Robotics   -  September 27, 2016

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INAUGURATION OF LUCENSE 1923, HPP ACHIEVED BY HYDROALP

VERONA (IT). The name of the HPP is inspired by the hydroelectric company La Lucense, a power generation plant built by families of Lugo Grezzana. At the time, families decided to invest their savings in a project with the aim to bring energy and economic growth throughout the valley: the construction of a hydro power plant. … Continue reading INAUGURATION OF LUCENSE 1923, HPP ACHIEVED BY HYDROALP

  

Hydroalp   -  September 19, 2016

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HYDROALP START THE INSTALLATION OF THE 4 JET PELTON TURBINE

PONTREMOLI (IT). The first phase of the installation of the 4 jets Pelton Turbine at Magriola HPP has been completed with the positioning of the inlet pipe with the turbine frame. The following phase is the installation of the generator with the runner.

  

Hydroalp   -  September 18, 2016

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BM Automation completed the Intermediate Rolling Mill & Flyer Modernization in France

FRANCE.  The Automation & Drive modernization on the Intermediate Rolling Mill area and the Motor & Drive revamping on the Flyer Rolling Mill in the steel plant SAM Neuves Maison France are delivered. The motor and drive replacement, as well the new three motors of 1200 Kw and two of 600 Kw in DC will … Continue reading BM Automation completed the Intermediate Rolling Mill & Flyer Modernization in France

  

BM Automation   -  September 09, 2016

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HPP MAGRIOLA: TURBINE ASSEMBLY COMPLETED

Magriola (ITA). It’s going to be completed the assembly of the Pelton turbine for Magriola HPP. After the mounting of the inlet pipe and of the nozzles, the generator with the direct coupled runner will be installed on the top of the housing.  

  

Hydroalp   -  August 09, 2016

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DRAFT TUBE INSTALLATION AT HPP LIMENTRA

Limentra (ITA ). The draft tube of the Kaplan turbine for Limentra HPP  has been installed. After this operation it’s possible to proceed with the second phase of the civil works.

  

Hydroalp   -  August 09, 2016

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THE HPP BARGHE STARTED OPERATING

BARGHE (IT) The new hydroelectric plant of 1320 KW power, with Kaplan turbine produced by Hydroalp and control systems by BM Automation is working.

  

Hydroalp   -  August 01, 2016

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CYBER SECURITY TRAINING DAY IN MARANELLO

MODENA (IT). BM AUTOMATION and Kaspersky organized a day of training in the exclusive location Museo Enzo Ferrari of Maranello. “Cyber Security for industry” has been the focus. Kaspersky and BM Automation presented the platform KICS and the new role of system integration towards Secure Industry 4.0.

  

BM Automation   -  July 25, 2016

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MONTHLY INTERVIEW TO:

Diego Bazzani supervised a project of the New Premium Line Handling 31 (Threading line 1, Threading line 2, Buffer Area, Finishing Area, Dispatch Area in Mexico) for an important pipe mill in Mexico. Diego, What did this project concern? The activities have been: • electrical engineering and automation of switchboards • electrical engineering plant (layout … Continue reading MONTHLY INTERVIEW TO:

  

BM Automation   -  July 20, 2016

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DUFERDOFIN NUCOR INVESTS IN ROBOTIC SOLUTIONS POLYTEC

Duferdofin Nucor invests in robotic solutions produced by Polytec. Towards smart manufacturing, the group will insert three robotic solutions manufactured by Polytec, in order to increase productivity, flexibility and security and to reduce costs. A concrete example of Industry 4.0.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  July 12, 2016

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POLYTEC CONQUERS RUSSIA

RUSSIA. The cutting edge technology of sampling specimens and the temperature in the ladle arrives always in Russia presenting itself more as a reliable standard, able to increase productivity and safety in advanced systems .

  

Polytec Robotics   -  July 07, 2016

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THE KAPLAN TURBINES ARE GOING TO REACH THE HPP MONTORIO

VERONA (ITALY). Two single regulation Kaplan are ready for shipment.

  

Hydroalp   -  July 07, 2016

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TWO ARCHIMEDEAN SCREW TURBINES REACHED THE HPP TARO

PARMA (ITALY). Two Archimedean screw turbines are ready for the installation.

  

Hydroalp   -  July 07, 2016

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THE DRAFT TUBE SECTIONS FOR THE HPP LIMENTRA ARE COMPLETED

BOLOGNA (ITALY). Draft tube sections for the double regulation Kaplan turbine ready for the delivery.

  

Hydroalp   -  July 07, 2016

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BM GROUP ILLUMINA LA 3TRE DI MADONNA DI CAMPIGLIO

MADONNA DI CAMPIGLIO (TN). La prestigiosa pista 3TRE di Madonna di Campiglio verrà illuminata da BM Group, per l’impresa MAK Costruzioni di Lavis (TN). In questa fase si stanno posizionando le nuove torri faro, alte 30 metri, sulle quali saranno installati 15/18 proiettori da 2000 Watt cadauno.

  

BM Greenpower   -  June 28, 2016

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THE HPP OF BARGHE IS GOING TO BE COMPLETED

BARGHE (ITALY). The commissioning is going on and last building works are going to be completed.

  

Hydroalp   -  June 20, 2016

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THE TURBINE CONSTRUCTION FOR HHP TARO HAS BEEN COMPLETED

ITALY. The construction of the two turbines destined to Taro HPP is almost finished. The construction of the carpentry welded parts (the main ones are the screws and troughs) ended. Either by checking with liquid penetrant it were checked welds. After performing dimensional checks will proceed to sanding, painting and then the pre-assembly before shipment … Continue reading THE TURBINE CONSTRUCTION FOR HHP TARO HAS BEEN COMPLETED

  

Hydroalp   -  June 08, 2016

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FLYER ROLLING MILL MODERNIZATION FOR SAM NEUVES MAISON

FRANCE. Riva Group subscribed a new order for the motor & drive replacement of the Flyer Rolling Mill modernization in the steel plant SAM Neuves Maison France. The motor and drive replacement, as well as the new two motors of 250Kw will be controlled by Siemens Sinamics drive.

  

BM Automation   -  June 04, 2016

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ROUGHING MILL DRIVE REPLACEMENT FOR RIVA GROUP

ITALY. BM Automation obtained a new order for the automation & drive revamping of the reversible roughing Mill in the Riva Group plant of Cerveno (BS) Italy. Motor and drive replacement, as well as the new motor of 2000 Kw-1927A-18270 Nm in low tension with double winding, will be controlled by Siemens Sinamics drive installed … Continue reading ROUGHING MILL DRIVE REPLACEMENT FOR RIVA GROUP

  

BM Automation   -  June 04, 2016

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DRIVES REVAMPING STANDS G9-11-12 OF A ROLLING MILL IN FRANCE

FRANCE. BM Automation obtained the order for the automation & drives modernization of the Intermediate Rolling Mill area, stands 9/11/12, in the plant of SAM Neuves Maison France (Riva Group). Motor and drive replacement, the new three motors of 1200 Kw and two of 600 Kw in DC will be controlled by Siemens Sinamics drive … Continue reading DRIVES REVAMPING STANDS G9-11-12 OF A ROLLING MILL IN FRANCE

  

BM Automation   -  June 03, 2016

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AUTOMATION OF DEDUSTING SYSTEM FOR ROLLING MILL

ITALY. BM Automation has been selected for the installation of all automation of the new Dedusting System for the Rolling Mill FTM in the Tenaris plant of Dalmine (BG) Italy. Electrical equipment, automation, erection supervision and commissioning supplied by BM Automation team.  

  

BM Automation   -  June 01, 2016

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ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION OF CASING LINE 1 IN TEXAS

TEXAS, USA. Order for the Assembly and Installation Machines Casing Tube Line 1 in Bay City, Texas USA. Supply and installation of the electrical plant equipment, erection supervision and commissioning assistance supplied by BM Automation.

  

BM Automation   -  May 30, 2016

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REGULATION SYSTEM FOR LF AT LEALI STEEL PLANT

ITALY.  The upgrade of the ladle furnace electrodes regulation in the Steel plant of Leali Group located in Valsugana, will be supplied by BM Automation with its technological package ActiveARC. The construction and the installation of new electrical panels for the electrodes regulator ActiveARC, will be completed with a new main control desk in modern … Continue reading REGULATION SYSTEM FOR LF AT LEALI STEEL PLANT

  

BM Automation   -  May 25, 2016

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BM AUTOMATION AND POLYTEC AT EEC 2016

VENICE (ITA). The Electric Steelmaking Conference 2016 is ready to start. BM Group is exhibiting with BM Automation and Polytec brands SALA BIANCA STAND 1. Our technical presentations: 25th May. 15.40 Vision system for slag identification during the tapping. G. Maccani – BM spa, Borgo Chiese, Italy 26th May. 9.40 Robotic solution for the measurement and sample … Continue reading BM AUTOMATION AND POLYTEC AT EEC 2016

  

BM Automation   -  May 25, 2016

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SUCCESSFULL PRESENTATIONS AT AISTECH 2016

PITTSBURGH (US). BM Automation and Polytec are exhibiting at AISTECH 2016. Fully booked the booth 3239 where American visitors can see the new robotic solutions for steel industry, discover the most innovative automation systems and know more about industrial cyber security. Big participation to the technical speeches. Join US!

  

Polytec Robotics   -  May 17, 2016

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BM GROUP IN THE US

BM Group opens a new office in Houston (Texas), in order to provide, in the best way, robotic solutions, automation systems and cyber security, to American customers.

  

BM Group   -  May 16, 2016

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HYDROALP IS COMPLETING THE DESIGN OF THE HPP ARMENDOLA

ITALY: The new project realized by Hydroalp is ready to be manufactured.

  

Hydroalp   -  April 27, 2016

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HYDROALP COMPLETED THE DESIGN OF HPP TARO

TARO (ITA): The HPP Taro includes two Archimedean Screws. The manufacturing of the machines is starting.

  

Hydroalp   -  April 27, 2016

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POLYTAG FC IMPROVES ITS PERFORMANCES

PolyTAG FC improves its performances in order to optimize the labeling process of bundle rods. The new solution is 30% faster, includes the AWT (adaptive welding technology) with the anti rotate tag application (patent pending).

  

Polytec Robotics   -  April 27, 2016

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BM AUTOMATION AND KASPERSKY LAB LAUNCH KICS

The INDUSTRIAL SECURITY DAY. In Milan, over 80 international companies attended the launch conference of KICS, the industrial security platform, developed by Kaspersky Lab and BM Automation a BM Group company. The solution addresses the urgent need to manage industrial cyber-risks and protect the continuity and integrity of technological processes in industrial environments from cyber-attacks. Gianluca … Continue reading BM AUTOMATION AND KASPERSKY LAB LAUNCH KICS

  

BM Automation   -  April 21, 2016

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On 21th April 2016 in Milan, Italy will be the first country to host the presentation of the Industrial Security Platform KICS to Industry. BM Automation and Kaspersky Lab announced, on 14th April during an exclusive press event in London, the specialised solution to secure critical infrastructure and industrial facilities – Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity. The solution addresses … Continue reading

  

BM Automation   -  April 20, 2016

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THE INDUSTRIAL SECURITY PLATFORM KICS PRESENTED TO THE PRESS IN LONDON

LONDON (UK). On 14th April at the Science Museum, a selected panel of experts, among which Eugene Kaspersky, CEO and founder of Kaspersky, Lab  Jose Palazon, CTO of Eleven Paths/Telefonica, Andrew Comer of the Institute of Engineering member and partner at Buro Happold, Cevn Vibert, Industrial Control Systems Security Evangelist at Solutions PT and Andrea … Continue reading THE INDUSTRIAL SECURITY PLATFORM KICS PRESENTED TO THE PRESS IN LONDON

  

BM Automation   -  April 20, 2016

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THE NEW POLYTAG FC INSTALLED IN FERALPI IS RUNNING

LONATO DEL GARDA, ITALY.  After the successfull commissioning step, the PolyTAG FC (Plug&Play solution) runs and automatically labels bundle rods 8-40 mm and, thanks to an advanced 3D vision system that identifies the best welding position, increases process performances.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  April 05, 2016

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THE TURBINE IS GOING TO REACH THE SHPP OF BARGHE

BARGHE (ITA). After the pre-assembly of the generator made in the workshop, the turbine designed and produced by Hydroalp has been sent to the construction site and it’s ready to be installed. The electromechanical works, the complete electrical system MT/BT such us the control and regulating software have been supplied by BM Greenpower.

  

Hydroalp   -  March 29, 2016

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THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE KAPLAN TURBINE IS ALMOST COMPLETED

BARGHE (ITA). The assembly of the turbine of Barghe is almost completed. After the placement of the generator, we will proceed with the installation.

  

Hydroalp   -  March 29, 2016

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A POLYSAMPLE EAF FOR THE BIGGEST ITALIAN STEELPLANT

ITALY. A new PolySAMPLE EAF, the Polytec robotic solution for sample picking and temperature measurement for EAF, was installed in biggest italian steel plant.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  March 15, 2016

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SHPP BARGHE: INSTALLATION OF THE TURBINE INLET VALVE

BARGHE (IT): The Turbine inlet Valve has been installed. Turbine Type: Kaplan Turbine Double Regulation pit Regulation Net head: 12,0 m Maximum discharge: 10.000 l/s Mechanical power: 1.072 kW

  

Hydroalp   -  March 08, 2016

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A POLISH DELEGATION VISITED POLYTEC AND BM AUTOMATION WORKSHOPS

BM Group welcomed ten delegates of the Secondary School of Energy, Information Technology and Electronic from Krakow, Poland. Within a training program financed by the Polish Ministry, the group of teachers had the opportunity to meet an italian school attending some lessons and to visit an italian worldwide known company, specialized in automation systems, IT solutions and … Continue reading A POLISH DELEGATION VISITED POLYTEC AND BM AUTOMATION WORKSHOPS

  

Polytec Robotics   -  February 24, 2016

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NEW FRANCIS TURBINE IN TRENTO

TRENTO, ITALY. A new FRANCIS turbine by Hydroalp of 200 kW power is ready to be installed shortly in Trento.

  

Hydroalp   -  January 22, 2016

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HYDROGEN IS THE MICRO HPP PRODUCED BY HYDROALP

Installed in: Spiazzo (TN) Power: 20 kW Turbine: PELTON 1 getto Hydroalp delivered a turnkey solution with the installation of all electromechanical and hydraulic parts, turbine as well as the electrical control and regulation, the supervision system, the larch wood container and the realization of all building and plumbing included the existing connection to the aqueduct.

  

Hydroalp   -  January 22, 2016

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IN SONDRIO TURBINE PELTON OF 194 kW POWER

MONTAGNA, (SO). Hydroalp installed a Pelton turbine jet 1 with a synchronous generator of 400 kVA. Hydroalp provided a turnkey solution with the installation of the complete electromechanical part, of the turbine and of the electric and control switchboards.

  

Hydroalp   -  January 22, 2016

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BM GROUP BOOTH FULLY BOOKED AT METAFO 2015

TEHERAN, IRAN. Big interest in the BM technological packages and in the machine intelligence solutions by Polytec. The booth has been visited by Engineering companies, EPC Contractors and by the most important iranian steel producers.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  January 20, 2016

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POLYTEC INSTALLED A NEW POLYTAG BLE

BRESCIA, ITALY. Last upgrade of the important italian company involved the new robotic cell for billet laser labeling PolyTAG BLE by Polytec.  

  

Polytec Robotics   -  January 20, 2016

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POLYSKIM TO REMOVE THE SLAG DURING ZINC BLOCK SINKING

ITALY. Arcelor Mittal Poland undersigned the Factory Acceptance Test for Polytec’s solution that includes an automatic ingots (2 T) charger integrated in a robotic cell able to remove automatically the slag produced after the zinc block sinking, during the galvanizing process. The installation in Swietochlowice is going to start.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  January 20, 2016

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IMPIANTO IDROELETTRICO DA 100 kW SUL TORRENTE MORTIROLO

MONNO, ITALY: Procede la posa in opera dell’impianto idroelettrico sul torrente Mortirolo con turbina tipo Francis da 100 kW. BM Greenpower ha seguito l’intera costruzione e messa in servizio, in qualità di EPC contractor, partendo dalle opere di presa con l’installazione di una griglia coanda alla costruzione del dissabbiatore, fornendo la posa della condotta e … Continue reading IMPIANTO IDROELETTRICO DA 100 kW SUL TORRENTE MORTIROLO

  

BM Greenpower   -  January 18, 2016

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VENDITA DIRETTA PELLET “DOLOMITI”

  CIMEGO, TRENTO. Presso lo stabilimento della Trentino Rinnovabili si effettua la vendita diretta di pellet certificati A1.

  

Trentino Rinnovabili   -  December 21, 2015

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NUOVO IMPIANTO IDROLETTRICO DA 200 KW PER CAGNO’

TRENTO, ITALY: E’ stato messo in servizio il nuovo gruppo FRANCIS da 200 KW per il Comune di Cagno’ che ha scelto l’idroelettrico come investimento green, affidandosi alla competenza e all’esperienza di BM Greenpower, che ha seguito l’intera realizzazione.

  

BM Greenpower   -  November 27, 2015

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FRANCIS TURBINE FOR HYDROPOWER PLANT IN TRENTO

TRENTO, ITALY. A new FRANCIS turbine is ready for shipment in the workshop of our company HYDROALP  S.r.l. The turbine power of 200 kW will be installed and put into service in Trento.

  

BM Greenpower   -  October 09, 2015

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SMALL HYDROELECTRIC POWER PLANT IN PRODUCTION

VERONA, ITALY: New 50 kW SHPP with Archimedean screw is now in full production. Started up a new Small Hydroelectric power plant in the surroundings of Verona, consisting of Archimedes screw, with regenerative system inverter (AFE), flow 3000 liters / second and certified CEI 0-21.

  

BM Greenpower   -  September 23, 2015

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ACTIVEARC INSTALLED BY MAJOR ITALIAN STEEL BARS PRODUCER

ITALY. BM Automation successfull installed its technological package ActiveARC, the electrode control system that reduces “power ON time”. The main goals reached are the reduction of melt time, the reduction of electrode consumption, the reduction of energy consumption. One step more to an environmental friendly plant.

  

BM Automation   -  September 10, 2015

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NUOVO SISTEMA DI AUTOMAZIONE PER CENTRALE IDROELETTRICA

Il sistema, sviluppato con Scada WINCC e basato su plc S7 di Siemens, permette di ottenere le massime prestazioni unite ad un’intuitiva interfaccia grafica. BM ha inoltre fornito tutte le apparecchiature di controllo e potenza della centrale.

  

BM Greenpower   -  September 10, 2015

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BM GREENPOWER LANCIA IL NUOVO SISTEMA ActiveHYDRO 4.0

ActiveHYDRO 4.0 è l’innovativo sistema di controllo per centrali idroelettriche, basato su PC industriale in ambiente windows, che consente di essere configurato in ogni suo dettaglio e adattato ad ogni tipo di impianto idroelettrico e interfacciato ad ogni tipo di PLC o DCS. Il potente database SQL permette di storicizzare tutti i dati di impianto per … Continue reading BM GREENPOWER LANCIA IL NUOVO SISTEMA ActiveHYDRO 4.0

  

BM Greenpower   -  September 10, 2015

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MODERNIZATION OF THE LARGEST REHEATING FURNACE FOR SLABS IN EUROPE

TARANTO, ITALY. BM Automation installed the new process control system and Level 1 automation. The system consists in two DCS control systems based up Siemens PCS7, one for combustion control and one for the services, drives, field devices and instruments. The innovative Level 2 is the technological package with mathematical model ActiveRHF.

  

BM Automation   -  September 09, 2015

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ActiveROLL increases the performance in the rolling mill

SPAIN. BM Automation completed the comprehensive modernization of the hot rolling mill for longs products by the largest producer of Steel Bars in Sevilla, Spain. The mill consists of 8 stands roughing mill, 4 stands intermediate mill  and 12 stands of finish mill. BM supplied and installed the innovative system ActiveROLL complete with Level 1 & … Continue reading ActiveROLL increases the performance in the rolling mill

  

BM Automation   -  September 09, 2015

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HIGH PERFORMANCE OF SECONDARY METALLURGY TREATMENT PLANTS

SLOVENIA. BM Automation gets the final certificate of performance for the complete automation system, for LF / VD / VOD and dedusting plants in Slovenia. BM supplied and installed the complete process control system, MV/LV electrical cabinets and plants, transformer and its innovative electrode control system ActiveARC.

  

BM Automation   -  September 09, 2015

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AVVIATO UN NUOVO IMPIANTO DI RISCALDAMENTO A PELLET

BASELGA DI PINE’ (TN). BM Greenpower ha installato un nuovo impianto di riscaldamento a pellet con la fornitura e la posa di due caldaie da 300 kW ciascuna, del sistema di carico del pellet e del realtivo box di stoccaggio in container. E’ stato inoltre seguito direttamente l’allaccio all’impianto esistente.

  

BM Greenpower   -  September 08, 2015

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Continuous casting machine modernization for Duferdofin Nucor

BRESCIA, ITALY. Switched on the continuous casting machine for blooms at DUFERDOFIN NUCOR. The modernization by BM Automation included the revamping of all electrical panels and control software Level 1 and Level 2 ActiveCAST.

  

BM Automation   -  September 04, 2015

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Polytec arrives in the US

The US steel market has been gained by the technology and the experience of Polytec. GERDAU, global giant in the steel production has chosen its first robot, the robot PolyEYE of Polytec, for its plant in Petersburg (VA). The interest in high performing robotics solutions, able to guarantee maximum operator safety, an increase in productivity … Continue reading Polytec arrives in the US

  

Polytec Robotics   -  September 02, 2015

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DELIVERED THE DEDUSTING PLANT AT ILVA TARANTO

ITALY. BM Automation it is pleased to announce that, in accordance with the deadlines dictated by AIA in the plan of environmental rehabilitation of ILVA Taranto, has delivered systems relating to electrical substations and automation systems for the dedusting of the Stock house blast furnaces 1 and 2. The project was developed in collaboration with the company … Continue reading DELIVERED THE DEDUSTING PLANT AT ILVA TARANTO

  

BM Automation   -  August 05, 2015

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BM GROUP PRESENT IN ARGENTINA

With a ten people team, it was born in Campana an operations customer service center reserved to argentine customers for all products BM AUTOMATION and POLYTEC. BM GROUP expands its worldwide presence confirming the real partnership beside the customer.

  

BM Group   -  July 28, 2015

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BM GROUP LANDS AT NORWAY

In order to follow in the best way its customers in Northern Europe, BM opens a new office in Norway. BM GROUP expands its worldwide presence confirming the real partnership beside the customer.

  

BM Group   -  July 28, 2015

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NUOVO IMPIANTO IDROELETTRICO IN VALTELLINA

VALTELLINA: BM Greenpower ha completato la nuova centrale idroelettrica a “Montagna Valtellina”. BM Greenpower ha fornito in qualità di general contractor l’intero impianto: le turbine, il generatore e il sistema di automazione, includendo il servizio di O&M, seguendo direttamente anche le opere edili, .

  

BM Greenpower   -  July 17, 2015

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HYDROGEN ARRIVA A SPIAZZO -TN-

BM Greenpower consegna al comune di Spiazzo in Trentino la prima centrale HYDROGEN, soluzione micro "plug&play" che offre tempi di installazione ridotti

  

BM Greenpower   -  July 06, 2015

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AVVIATO L’IMPIANTO DI GASSIFICAZIONE A BIOMASSA

E’ stato avviato l’impianto di gassificazione a biomassa legnosa presso Trentino Rinnovabili. Durante l’inaugurazione, prevista per il giorno 11 luglio 2015, i tecnici e gli ingegneri dell’impianto saranno a disposizione per approfondire l’argomento e dare informazioni su questo tipo di investimento.

  

Trentino Rinnovabili   -  July 05, 2015

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COMPLETE CCM REVAMPING

ITALY – Acquisition of the complete automation revamping of continuous casting steel blooms, upgrade performance automation, new information system Management of Level 2 for the monitoring and management of plant productivity. With the new automation the customer will get a modern tool running of the plant, a more rapid identification of breakdowns and an increase of … Continue reading COMPLETE CCM REVAMPING

  

BM Automation   -  July 01, 2015

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WIRE ROD MINIMILL GLOBAL TRACKING

POLAND – New global tracking system for the rolling mill of Arcelor Mittal in Poland: tracking every single billet input to the plant, interface with the Group SAP, mapping of each single workpiece, mapping the location of each single coil, load management truck outgoing and communication interface with SAP. A huge step for the plant … Continue reading WIRE ROD MINIMILL GLOBAL TRACKING

  

BM Automation   -  July 01, 2015

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COMPLETE AUTOMATION REVAMPING

ITALY – Acquisition of the complete automation revamping of the largest brass continuous casting in Europe: supply equipment, new software, revamping performed in only four weeks. The customer will get a more modern tool running of the plant, a more rapid identification of breakdowns and a product quality increase with the tracking of each piece.

  

BM Automation   -  July 01, 2015

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THE STEEL MARKET DEMANDS ROBOTS

The market confirms the revolution of robotics applied to the steel production process. Polytec is realizing two PolySAMPLE EAF for a furnace in Slovenia and in Italy and is building a billet labeling robot, the PolyTAG_BL with high reliability for the special steels market. Polytec is building bundle rods labeling robot, the PolyTAG_F for an italian steel group.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  July 01, 2015

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New PolyTAG T: robot labeling bundles of pipe

The robot replaces the operator in all processes of finishing and packaging of the tubes, molded case etc … Before application to the world with the autonomy of 3D vision for automatic labeling bundles of tubular products, the label is applied through a cotter pin to the product as before with the operator. Another step towards … Continue reading New PolyTAG T: robot labeling bundles of pipe

  

Polytec Robotics   -  October 03, 2014

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PolySAMPLE_EAF : New construction in south america

Polytec concludes the installation of a new PolySAMPLE_EAF in south america . The American continent , increasing the use of robots in the steel industry. The high flexibility and modularity of the products confirms Polytec the top producers of highly automated machines for the steel .

  

Polytec Robotics   -  September 26, 2014

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PolyMARK_T : 4 cells for maximum traceability of establishment

Polytec manufactures 4 robot cells marking multi- tube , directly into the production process . The marking , which is alphanumeric Datamatrix ECC200 allows full traceability of the product right from the production with automatic recognition by computer vision .

  

Polytec Robotics   -  August 22, 2014

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Success stories : put in service the new PolyTAG_F

Success stories : put in service the new PolyTAG_F http://youtu.be/7olZom2aGuw

  

Polytec Robotics   -  October 05, 2013

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PolyLab & Polyclean

PolyLAB is paired with PolyCLEAN only fully automatic system of opening and cleaning cartridge audition metal made ??available in output for automatic analysis through PolyLAB.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  August 20, 2013

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Poly EBT, robot opening EBT EAF

PolyEBT , robot automatic opening EBT . Poly EBT is available in two versions : robots for opening EBT from the bottom of the oven and opening robot from the top of the oven .

  

Polytec Robotics   -  June 06, 2013

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