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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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