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Bundles bars tagging Polytec robot for Siderurgica Sevillana

SPAIN. Digital Transformation is deeply involving the Spanish plant Siderúrgica Sevillana, S.A. part of Gruppo Riva. After the first installation of a bundles bars tagging robotic cell POLYTEC in 2018, an identical robotized cell will be integrated at the end of the rolling mill, in order to fully automate the rolled products tagging. This robotic … Continue reading Bundles bars tagging Polytec robot for Siderurgica Sevillana

  

Polytec Robotics   -  January 24, 2021

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Full remote control of a ship unloader for Arcelor Mittal Italy

Arcelor Mittal Italy entrusted BM Group Polytec for a new full remote control of a ship unloader. Thanks to the ability to integrate the new remote ergonomic desk, the automation, the safety network, and the supervision BM Group Polytec helped AMI to reach the goal of having the port crane operator in a safe and ergonomic … Continue reading Full remote control of a ship unloader for Arcelor Mittal Italy

  

BM Automation   -  December 30, 2020

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BM Group Polytec: Automation for movable roof Pav. 37 Exhibition Centre Bologna

BOLOGNA (IT). Cimolai committed to BM Group Polytec a new automation project for the movable roof of Pav. 37 at the Exhibition Centre Bologna. The supply includes engineering, manufacturing of opening roof mechanism motor control center and PLC automation control system. BM Group Polytec will coordinate the electrical and automation erection’s works and execute the commissioning of … Continue reading BM Group Polytec: Automation for movable roof Pav. 37 Exhibition Centre Bologna

  

BM Automation   -  December 11, 2020

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Steel sampling and oxygen temperature measurements robots for Mexican steelmaker

Important Mexican steelmaker confirmed to BM Group Polytec order for the supply of two robotic cells for the automatic steel sampling and oxygen / temperature measurements. The robotized cells will be installed by the EAF furnaces (Fuchs and Danieli) in the steel plant located in Monterrey. These systems by Polytec also called PolySAMPLE EAF allow greater safety … Continue reading Steel sampling and oxygen temperature measurements robots for Mexican steelmaker

  

Polytec Robotics   -  October 08, 2020

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FAT confirmed for the sampling & measurement robot PolyTEN destined to JSW Steel

Tenova signed Factory Acceptance Test for the sampling & measurement robot PolyTEN destined to JSW Steel. This smart robot by Polytec is a concrete example of 4.0 solution applied to the melt shop. The full automatic system will perform following operations: automatic upload and download of probes, adaptive measurement point and fast measurement cycle time. This investment will … Continue reading FAT confirmed for the sampling & measurement robot PolyTEN destined to JSW Steel

  

Polytec Robotics   -  September 30, 2020

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Carcano Antonio S.p.A. order to Polytec two robots

Carcano Antonio S.p.A, producer of hot rolled aluminium plates in various sizes, relies again on Polytec technologies to continue its technological innovation path in production, improving the safety and productivity moreover guarantying top quality products to his customers thanks to the implementation of two new robotics cells supplied by Polytec. The two robots will remove … Continue reading Carcano Antonio S.p.A. order to Polytec two robots

  

Polytec Robotics   -  September 22, 2020

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Roughing mill stands’ drives upgrade for Gerdau Monroe

Gerdau Monroe (MI). Gerdau Special Steel North America confirmed to Polytec USA Corp. a new order for roughing mill stands’ drives upgrade. Polytec will supply six electrical drive panels for the roughing mill stands, a safety PLC, local lockout desks, and the software integrations into the existent PLC and HMI. This automation revamping project will … Continue reading Roughing mill stands’ drives upgrade for Gerdau Monroe

  

BM Automation   -  September 21, 2020

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AST Terni chose slag monitoring system by BM Group Polytec

ITALY. AST Terni chose the BM Group Polytec system used for Real-time monitoring of slag during the AOD tapping phase. The camera will communicate in real time to a dedicated screen, installed in the existing operator console, the percentage of slag present in the flow during tapping.If the percentage exceeds a predefined threshold value, the solution … Continue reading AST Terni chose slag monitoring system by BM Group Polytec

  

Polytec Robotics   -  August 27, 2020

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BM Group Polytec lands in Turkey.

CEMTAS CELIK MAKINA SANAYI VE TICARET AS has chosen to install the automatic Hot Billets Tagging System provided by BM Group Polytec. The Robotized Cell will be installed in the Nilüfer/Bursa Plant and it will automatically tag the hot billets produced by the Continuous Casting Machine. Furthermore, Polytec will supply a Tag Reader System that … Continue reading BM Group Polytec lands in Turkey.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  August 15, 2020

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Bin Picking plant for Bayker Italia S.p.A.

BM Group Polytec has successfully completed the robotized Bin Picking plant for IPERCERAMICA, a brand of Bayker Italia S.p.A. Iperceramica, the largest Italian stores chain selling floors, walls, parquet and bathroom furnishings, has entrusted BM Group Polytec for the construction of the new robotized bin picking plant, a concrete example of solution 4.0. The objectives of … Continue reading Bin Picking plant for Bayker Italia S.p.A.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  August 04, 2020

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Strategic agreement with Pannier Corporation

Polytec USA, the US entity of the Italian BM Group, strengthens its after sales service in North America by signing a strategic agreement with Pannier Corporation, a USA based tag manufacturing company. Pannier will be authorized to manufacture its high temperature metal tags with Polytec’s patent-pending design for use in the Polytec robotic steel tagging … Continue reading Strategic agreement with Pannier Corporation

  

Polytec Robotics   -  July 07, 2020

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Fotovoltaico per Forgiatura Morandini S.r.l.

Lo sapevate che all’interno del nostro gruppo abbiamo una divisione specializzata nella realizzazione di impianti energetici da fonti rinnovabili? Solo il portfolio fotovoltaico supera i 70 MW di potenza installata. Ma il fotovoltaico non era “passato di moda”? No, il momento giusto è ora. Perché? Costi inferiori, detrazioni fiscali, migliore tecnologia. Ecco un nostro progetto … Continue reading Fotovoltaico per Forgiatura Morandini S.r.l.

  

BM Greenpower   -  June 27, 2020

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Automation Systems Supply for SMS group GmbH

SMS group GmbH awarded to BM Group Polytec the Automation Systems Supply of the new greenfield 18” ERW Tube Mills to be installed at Padana Tubi & Profilati Acciaio S.p.A. in Guastalla (RE), Italy. For the RD460-type Tube Welding Lines, BM Group Polytec will supply electrical and automation equipment, comprising software, engineering and on site commissioning.

  

BM Automation   -  June 26, 2020

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PolySANITIZE: A safe gate for all.

NEW SOLUTION by Polytec! The passage is completely automated and combines all steps required by the procedure in few seconds: temperature detection, hand hygiene, sanitizing clothing and accessories. Not only. The solution can be modulated and implemented with specific functions, on request, such as facial recognition and correct use of the mask. “BM Group Polytec found the … Continue reading PolySANITIZE: A safe gate for all.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  June 11, 2020

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Gerdau and Polytec: Strategic Collaboration Agreement for Steel Digital Transformation and Robotics

A collaboration born five years ago evolved into a strategic alignment in innovation in the steelmaking process. Digital transformation and robotics are the heart of this pact, which aims to develop new innovative solutions, combining the know-how in engineering, process, and operations of Gerdau with the machine vision, AI, robotics, and advanced automation expertise of … Continue reading Gerdau and Polytec: Strategic Collaboration Agreement for Steel Digital Transformation and Robotics

  

Polytec Robotics   -  June 10, 2020

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Hot billets tagging robotic cell at AFV Beltrame

Italian steel: a stronger and safer restart. We’re really glad to close our week at work with a successful story. We’re in Vicenza at GRUPPO BELTRAME: the new hot billets tagging robotic cell by POLYTEC with double robot is working. It’s placed at the exit of the continuous casting and will be able to tag … Continue reading Hot billets tagging robotic cell at AFV Beltrame

  

Polytec Robotics   -  May 08, 2020

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Robotics by Polytec arrives in Japan

JAPAN. Tenova obtained from NIPPON STEEL an order that includes also an EAF Sampling and Measurement robot and one for EBT obstruction opening, both by POLYTEC. The first robotic system automatically manages the EAF sampling and measurement activities and the second one operates the oxygen opening of the EBT hole. Smart robotics allow steel producers to increase … Continue reading Robotics by Polytec arrives in Japan

  

Polytec Robotics   -  April 14, 2020

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GERDAU ACOS LONGOS S.A. chooses EBT obstruction opening robot by Polytec

SÃO PAULO (BRAZIL). The strategic partnership in robotics between Gerdau and BM Group Polytec extends to Latin America. The Brazilian plant GERDAU ACOS LONGOS S.A. situated in São Paulo committed to BM Group Polytec the supply of an EBT cleaning and obstruction opening Robot Polytec on EAF Furnace. This smart solution will allow operators’ safety … Continue reading GERDAU ACOS LONGOS S.A. chooses EBT obstruction opening robot by Polytec

  

Polytec Robotics   -  March 16, 2020

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Gerdau Monroe plans robotics Billet tagging implementation

MICHIGAN (USA). Gerdau Monroe, a special bar quality (SBQ) mill in MI, has awarded a contract to BMGroupUSA for the installation of a robotized cell Polytec for tagging steel blooms. The proven machine’s reliability and the new 3D machine vision system developed by Polytec is able to identify the bloom position and still allows for … Continue reading Gerdau Monroe plans robotics Billet tagging implementation

  

Polytec Robotics   -  January 29, 2020

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Zekelman chooses Polytec zinc block machines to increase productivity and safety.

Wheatland, PA. After installation of the first zinc block machine, a second one has been successfully delivered. Both handling stations manage automatically the zinc ingot loading into the zinc bath. Operators load the zinc block into the Polytec machine by crane; after that the machine automatically hooks the piece and immerses it into the zinc bath. The system … Continue reading Zekelman chooses Polytec zinc block machines to increase productivity and safety.

  

Polytec Robotics   -  January 13, 2020

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Calender Modernization and Digitization completed with success

ITALY | Sappi Italy. BM Group Polytec completed the digitization and Main Drive revamping project at the paper mill in Condino (TN). New electrical equipment and automation systems have been installed to improve calender’s performances and operator’s safety. The calender was started one day ahead of schedule. A new reference for BM Group Polytec in pulp & paper industry.

  

BM Automation   -  January 06, 2020

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