Tenova contracted to supply roll grinding machine for the US aluminum market
Tenova, a company in the Techint Group, specialising in innovative solutions for the metals and mining industries, has been contracted by JW Aluminum to supply a roll grinding machine for work rolls and back-up rolls, a chock changer for work rolls and back-up rolls and a chock tilter for its expansion plant at Goose Creek, South Carolina.
Within its aim to increase its production in South Carolina plant with the installation of proven, state-of-the-art equipment utilising green technology, JW Aluminum chose Pomini, the Tenova brand leader in production of roll grinders, for its references in aluminum applications, worldwide and in the USA.
Pomini Tenova equipment will be installed within the end of 2019 to support the launch of the new equipment, foreseen in early 2020. Moreover, Pomini Tenova roll grinder will also be used on rolls from other, existing rolling mills on the same site.
This order is of particular significance because of the importance of the customer and the demands of aluminum applications. Additionally, there are several upcoming projects in aluminum industry in North America and, with this award, Pomini Tenova is sending an umpteenth signal of strength and competence.
JW Aluminum manufactures specialty flat-rolled aluminum products for the building and construction markets, fin stock used by the heating and cooling industry, light gauge converter foil for the flexible packaging industry and honeycomb foil for the aerospace industry. As domestic supplier, the company has to cope with a highly competitive market.
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