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Rolling mil upgrade at Feralpi Profilati Nave
LOCATION: Nave BS Italy CUSTOMER: FERALPI PROFILATI NAVE (FERALPI GROUP) PROJECT: Rolling Mill Upgrade and Digitalization TEAM: Diego Bazzani, Sebastiano Melzani, Marco Badini, Mirko Brusamolin, Stefano De Salvia, Federico Melzani, Ullah Sameeh, Valeriano Bonazza, Devis Pasinato, Graziano Longari, Marco Bonomi, Riccardo Bonardi The rolling mill upgrade and digitalization project supplied by BM Group Polytec at Feralpi Profilati Nave has been successfully completed. We asked Michele Vezzola, … Continue reading Rolling mil upgrade at Feralpi Profilati Nave
BM Automation - October 28, 2019Open News
Polytec and AFV Beltrame: a concrete partnership towards 4.0 process
VICENZA (IT). AFV Beltrame and Polytec consolidate the partnership in the 4.0 robotization and digitization process. The strategic collaboration has led to the development of a new PolyTAG BLE TWIN: this customized robotic cell for automatic hot billets tagging will be placed at the exit of the continuous casting and will be able to tag and … Continue reading Polytec and AFV Beltrame: a concrete partnership towards 4.0 process
Polytec Robotics - October 25, 2019Open News
Polytec: order for a double robotized tagging system for wire rods
GERMANY. Riva Brandenburger Elektrostahlwerke GmbH has committed to Polytec the supply of a double wire rods robotized cell, that will automatically manage the wire rods tagging in this high production rate plant. Each robotized cell will applicate 2 clips with two tags (one tag each) in a very fast cycle time. Each tag is customizable, size as … Continue reading Polytec: order for a double robotized tagging system for wire rods
Polytec Robotics - October 21, 2019Open News
PolyTAG BLE installed at Gerdau Cartersville obtained Final Acceptance Test
GEORGIA (USA). Gerdau Cartersville GA has signed the Final Acceptance Certificate for the PolyTAG BLE supplied by Polytec. The system is able with the 3D technology to detect the position of the billets, bloom and beam blanks produced and weld the tag on the cooling bed. Commissioning Team: Nicola Bertoni (PM) Massimo Cocca (Mechanical) Valentino Bazzoli (PLC … Continue reading PolyTAG BLE installed at Gerdau Cartersville obtained Final Acceptance Test
Polytec Robotics - October 07, 2019Open News
The robotic system for Carcano previewed at the Aluminum USA fair
ITALY. The robotized cell for automatic plate removal and replacement in the CFF (Ceramic Foam Filter) designed and manufactured by Polytec is going to be installed. The robot provides a reversible multifunction tool that allows: the vision system and supervision of filter’s internal area by the operator in the pulpit, the removal of the exhausted … Continue reading The robotic system for Carcano previewed at the Aluminum USA fair
Polytec Robotics - October 01, 2019Open News
Sappi Group committed to BM Group the Supercalender Upgrade
ITALY | Sappi Italy. BM Group is going to follow a new digitalization’s and Main Drive revamping project for pulp & paper sector. For the paper mill located in Condino (TN) part of Sappi Italy, BM Group will provide new calender’s electrical equipment and hautomation systems. This platform will improve calender’s performances and operator’s safety. The … Continue reading Sappi Group committed to BM Group the Supercalender Upgrade
BM Automation - October 01, 2019Open News
BM Group: Automation Systems Supply for the world’s largest continuous ERW tube mill
SMS group GmbH awarded to BM Group the Automation Systems Supply for the new greenfield 28” ERW Tube Mill to be installed at Zekelman Industries “Atlas Tube” division in Blytheville, USA. For the RD710-type Tube Welding Line, which will be the world´s largest continuous ERW tube mill, BM Group will supply the electrical and automation … Continue reading BM Group: Automation Systems Supply for the world’s largest continuous ERW tube mill
BM Automation - September 19, 2019Open News
BM Automation: steel mill upgrade and digitalization
SPAIN. BM Automation has been selected by Siderurgica Sevillana as partner for the upgrade and virtualization of all HMIs, SCADA and Level 2 for the Meltshop, continuous casting machine and rolling mill. The whole system will be integrated into th VMware platform.
BM Automation: order for MV and LV drives upgrade
BELGIUM. The steel plant Thy Marcinelle part of Riva Group ordered to BM Automation the upgrade of MV and LV drives for the rolling mill. The new system based on Siemens Sinamics technology will allow an increase in performances and system’s reliability.
Rolling mill upgrade at Riva Lesegno steel plant
ITALY | Riva Forni Elettrici S.p.A. Lesegno (CN). BM AUTOMATION brand of BM Group is at work for the rolling mill #Upgrade and is providing the innovative #ActiveROLL software for the digital cascade speed control, towards #steel industry 4.0.
BM Automation - August 22, 2019Open News
Rolling mill upgrade and digitalization for Feralpi Nave
BRESCIA (IT). After successful test, BM Automation team is ready to start the complete rolling mill upgrade and digitalization at Feralpi Nave. The supply includes all 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 … Continue reading Rolling mill upgrade and digitalization for Feralpi Nave
BM Automation - July 31, 2019Open News
Polytec: new order for a pallets stacking robot
TRENTO (IT). Casolla Legno, sawmill and pallets producer, committed to Polytec the supply of a pallets stacking robot that will automatically stack wooden pallets out of production line. The solution is part of the plant modernization’s project, aimed to increase workers’ safety & health and to improve productivity and quality.
Polytec Robotics - July 17, 2019Open News
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, 2019Open News
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, 2019Open News
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, 2019Open News
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, 2019Open News
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, 2019Open News
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, 2019Open News
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, 2019Open News
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, 2019Open News
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, 2019Open News
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, 2019Open News
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, 2019Open News
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, 2019Open News
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, 2019Open News
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, 2019Open News
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, 2019Open News
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, 2019Open News
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, 2019Open News
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.
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 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, 2019Open News
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, 2019Open News
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, 2019Open News
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, 2019Open News
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, 2019Open News
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, 2019Open News
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, 2019Open News
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, 2019Open News
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, 2018Open News
SIEMENS SOLUTION PARTNER AWARD
BM Automation was awarded Best Growth Performance 2018 at the Siemens Solution Partner Awards event. Thank You!
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.
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, 2018Open News
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.
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
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, 2018Open News
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, 2018Open News
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, 2018Open News
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, 2018Open News
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, 2018Open News
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, 2018Open News
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, 2018Open News
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, 2018Open News
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, 2018Open News
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, 2018Open News
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, 2018Open News
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, 2018Open News
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, 2018Open News
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, 2018Open News
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.
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.
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, 2018Open News
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, 2018Open News
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, 2018Open News
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, 2018Open News
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
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
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, 2018Open News
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, 2018Open News
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, 2018Open News
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, 2018Open News
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, 2018Open News
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, 2018Open News
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, 2018Open News
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, 2018Open News
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, 2017Open News
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: 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.
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, 2017Open News
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, 2017Open News
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: 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: 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: 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.
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, 2017Open News
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, 2017Open News
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, 2017Open News
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, 2017Open News
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: 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.
Lesignano HPP, N.1 Archimedean screw turbine. Hydraulic design and unit layout.
Hydroalp - June 01, 2017Open News
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, 2017Open News
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: 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: 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, 2017Open News
Maglio HPP, N.1 Francis turbine. Wicket gates ready for the assembly whit the turbine.
Hydroalp - May 24, 2017Open News
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, 2017Open News
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, 2017Open News
Darnia HPP, N.1 Pelton turbine – 2 jets. The unit layout is completed.
Hydroalp - May 11, 2017Open News
Maglio HPP, N.1 Francis turbine. Work in progress of turbine runner machining.
Hydroalp - May 08, 2017Open News
Molino Ferrari HPP
Molino Ferrari HPP, N.1 Archimedean screw turbine. The hydraulic design and unit layout are completed.
Hydroalp - April 20, 2017Open News
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, 2017Open News
Brognolo HEPP – The pre-assembled in factory Archimedes screw unit is arrived at site and is ready to be installed.
Hydroalp - March 21, 2017Open News
HPP BOLGIANO – N.2 Single Regulation Kaplan Turbine, Bulb Configuration – Units Ready for delivery and site erection.
Hydroalp - March 17, 2017Open News
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
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
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, 2017Open News
Installation of the draf tubes of Bolgiano hydro power plant, two Kaplan bulb turbines.
Hydroalp - February 20, 2017Open News
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, 2017Open News
HPP Darnia with two jets Pelton turbine. The runner’s design is completed.
Hydroalp - February 14, 2017Open News
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, 2017Open News
HPP BOLGIANO – N.2 Single Regulation Kaplan Turbine, Bulb Configuration – Units Ready for Assembly.
Hydroalp - February 06, 2017Open News
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, 2016Open News
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, 2016Open News
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 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 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
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, 2016Open News
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, 2016Open News
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, 2016Open News
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.
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.
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, 2016Open News
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, 2016Open News
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, 2016Open News
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, 2016Open News
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, 2016Open News
THE KAPLAN TURBINES ARE GOING TO REACH THE HPP MONTORIO
VERONA (ITALY). Two single regulation Kaplan are ready for shipment.
TWO ARCHIMEDEAN SCREW TURBINES REACHED THE HPP TARO
PARMA (ITALY). Two Archimedean screw turbines are ready for the installation.
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.
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, 2016Open News
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, 2016Open News
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, 2016Open News
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.
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
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, 2016Open News
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, 2016Open News
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, 2016Open News
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 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
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, 2016Open News
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, 2016Open News
HYDROALP IS COMPLETING THE DESIGN OF THE HPP ARMENDOLA
ITALY: The new project realized by Hydroalp is ready to be manufactured.
HYDROALP COMPLETED THE DESIGN OF HPP TARO
TARO (ITA): The HPP Taro includes two Archimedean Screws. The manufacturing of the machines is starting.
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, 2016Open News
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, 2016Open News
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
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
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, 2016Open News
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.
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.
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, 2016Open News
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, 2016Open News
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, 2016Open News
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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, 2016Open News
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, 2015Open News
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, 2015Open News
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, 2015Open News
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, 2015Open News
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, 2015Open News
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 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
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.
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
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.
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, 2015Open News
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, 2015Open News
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, 2015Open News
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, 2015Open News
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 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.
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, 2015Open News
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, 2015Open News
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, 2015Open News
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
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
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.
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, 2015Open News
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, 2014Open News
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, 2014Open News
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, 2014Open News
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, 2013Open News
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, 2013Open News