As a member of SMS Holding GmbH, the SMS group consists of a group of internationally active companies in the plant and mechanical engineering industry and processes steel and non-ferrous metals. The family-owned and managed company, which has been in business for four generations is distinguished by its strong market position and a responsible corporate culture oriented to the needs of individual companies. The SMS group combines the flexibility of medium-sized company units with the resources of an international alliance which relies on the experience and continual training of its employees.
The SMS group earns about 60 per cent of its total sales through SMS Siemag, whose product range covers the processing chain with plant for the steel, aluminium and non-ferrous metals industry through pig iron production, steelworks technology, continuous casting equipment for flat (steel) products and roller mill equipment to finishing lines for hot and cold-rolled strip including electrical and automation systems. SMS Meer, on the other hand, produces steelworks and continuous casting equipment for long (steel) products, tube plants, roller mills, forging and die-casting equipment, copper and aluminium and closed-die-forging plants, ring roller mills and suitable heat engineering equipment.
Eckhard Schulte (CFO)
Cairman of the Supervisory board