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Gesellschaft für Softwareengineering mbH

REFERENCES

Customers

Final Customers Germany

  • ArcelorMittal Bremen GmbH, Bremen
  • ArcelorMittal Eisenhüttenstadt GmbH
  • Armstrong DLW AG, Werk Delmenhorst
  • Hüttenwerke Krupp Mannesmann GmbH, Duisburg
  • Mälzerei Gebr. Steinbach GmbH, Zirndorf
  • thysssenkrupp Rasselstein GmbH, Andernach
  • Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH, Salzgitter
  • thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, Dortmund, Duisburg, Bochum
  • thyssenkrupp VDM GmbH, Werdohl
  • Wieland-Werke AG, Ulm

Final Customers World

  • Alcoa, Samara, Russia
  • ArcelorMittal Genk - Stainless Europe / Belgium
  • Eregli Demir ve Celik Fab. T.A.S., Kdz. Eregli / Turkey
  • Hyundai Steel Co. / South Korea
  • Outokumpu Stainless Oy, Tornio / Finland
  • Shagang, China
  • Shougang, China
  • TATA Steel, Newport/Wales
  • ThyssenKrupp Galmed S.A., Spain
  • U.S. Steel Kosice, s.r.o., Kosice / Slovakia
 
 
 

System Suppliers / Manufacturers

  • ABB Automation GmbH, Mannheim
  • A.I.S. Automation Integrated Solutions S.p.A., Sovizzo / Italy
  • Ansaldo Sistemi Industriali GmbH, Essen
  • BWG Bergwerk und Walzwerk-Maschinenbau GmbH, Duisburg
  • Converteam GmbH, Berlin
  • Gefeba Elektro GmbH, Gladbeck
  • Industrial Automation & Control Ltd, Newport, Wales
  • Kern Industrie Automation GmbH & Co. KG, Ransbach-Baumbach
  • Nippon Steel Engineering Co. Ltd., Tokio / Japan
  • Phototherm Dr. Petry GmbH, Saarbrücken
  • Siemens AG, Bremen, Erlangen, Essen, Hamburg, Leipzig, Stuttgart, Ulm
  • Siemens AG, Wien / Austria
  • Siemens AS, Oslo / Norway
  • SMS group GmbH, Düsseldorf
  • VOEST-ALPINE Industrieanlagenbau GmbH & Co, Linz / Austria

References


Year Project / Final Customers Activities
2015 New strip head positioning for Continuous Pickling Line, WBC, ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG
  • Extension of ramp generator by new positionings
  • Introduction of new strip head positionings for the Pickling Line, Duisburg Süd, for optimization of the automatic sequences in the entry section of the line
  • Software development, testing and commissioning
2015 Replacement of SIMOREG K by new SINAMICS S150, Continuous Pickling Line CPL #1, Erdemir, Turkey
  • Replacement of the existing SIMOREG K drives (850A) by new AC inverter units SINAMICS S150 for looper cars 1 and 2
  • Interface to the master ramp generator via SIMATIC S7
  • Software development. Testing and complete commissioning
2015 Software for master ramp generator and drive control system, Electrolytic Tinning Line ETL, Tosyali, Turkey
  • Master ramp generator, tension controls, drive control system
  • Software development and integration test
  • Development of the software for the master ramp generator, tension controls and drive control system of the line with CFC (SMS Standard)
  • Engineering, project planning, integration test
2015 Extension of the existing PDA system by an iba HD server in BREGAL 2, ArcelorMittal Bremen GmbH
  • Delivery and installation of a new iba HD server system for extension of the existing PDA system
2015 New Process Control System for Continuous Pickling Line, WBC, Duisburg Süd ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG
  • Delivery of a new process control system (PCS) on the basis of Win Server 2012 under a virtual environment
  • ORACLE database. Interface to production control system (FLS) and to the basic automation
  • Setpoint calculation, material tracking, coil reports, web dialogs
  • Engineering, external specification, software development, delivery of hardware and software, commissioning. Documentation and training
2015 Revamp of a Process Control System PCS, TKOV2, Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH
  • Process Control System for Galvanizing Line 2
  • Revamp of existing process control computer (PFR) for TKOV2
  • Ugrade of PFR to up-to-date standards (operating system under virtual environment, ORACLE database and development tools)
  • The external interfaces (Level 1, BDR) remained unchanged
2015 Revamp of drive system for UR and ED Main Drive, Tandem Mill Area, Heavy Section Mill, HYUNDAI Steel, Pohang, Korea
  • Connection of existing SIMADYN D main drives UR and ED to the new automation with TCS control system
  • Testing and complete commissioning of the interfaces
2015 Quality Data Recording with QDR- and QDS- System for Continuous Pickling Line CPL, Gazi, Turkey
  • Quality data recording system (QDR) and quality data server (QDS) with Oracle database
  • Generation of coil reports, adaptation of S7 software for material tracking
  • Engineering, external specification, software development, delivery of hardware and software, assembly and commissioning of the scope of delivery. Documentation and training
from 2015 Revamp of S5 basic automation for entry, process and exit section in Continuous Galvanzing Line VZA2, ArcelorMittal Eisenhüttenstadt GmbH
  • Replacement of existing S5 Automation by SIMATIC S7-400
  • Revamp of the complete S5 basic automation of the line in three stages
  • 1. Process section: Replacement of SPS3, master control, master ramp generator, tension controls, drive control system for existing MasterDrive drives. Extension of PDA system
  • 2. Entry section: Replacement of SPS1, master control, master ramp generator, tension controls, drive control system for existing MasterDrive drives, hydraulics, coil transport
  • 3. Exit section: Replacement of SPS6, master control, master ramp generator, tension controls, drive control system for existing MasterDrive drives, hydraulics, coil transport
  • External specification, engineering, software development, delivery. Complete commissioning of scope of delivery and services during an extensive parallel and monitoring operation
2015 Replacement of hardware for QDR system for VZA2, ArcelorMittal Eisenhüttenstadt GmbH
  • Upgrade of QDR online systems; Change to MS Win Server 2012 and new computers
  • External specification, engineering, delivery of hardware and software, installation. Assembly, commissioning and testing of the scope of delivery
2015 QDR system for Inspection Line for BREGAL 1, ArcelorMittal Bremen GmbH
  • QDR quality data recording and measuring point recorder
  • Modifications in S5 and S7 controllers
  • Engineering, external specification, delivery of hardware and software, installation and commissioning of the scope of delivery. Documentation and training
2015 Extension of coil report for KW 1, Pickling Line, ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG
  • Modifications in Quality Data System QDS
  • Extension of coil report and PCS functions
  • Additional signals for QDR system, extension of material tracking system MVS, extension of process control system functions, additional HMI dialogs
  • Engineering, implementation of the functions
2015 Automatic coil locking in QDS with extended criteria for IA1, IA2, ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG
  • Modifications in Quality Data System QDS
  • Automatic coil locking by QDS
  • Engineering, implementation of the functions, commissioning
2015 Extension of Material Tracking System for coil in-feed and discharge, Annealing and Pickling Line BUL2, Aperam Genk, Belgium
  • Program adaptions for material tracking
  • External specification, engineering, software development, delivery, assembly
  • Complete commissioning of scope of delivery and services during an extensive parallel and monitoring operation
2014 Replacement of electrical system with improvement of performance and speed in Continuous Annealing Line DO4, ThyssenKrupp Rasselstein GmbH
  • Revamp of Level 1 automation system with SIMATIC S7-400
  • Drive systems and strip drive control systems, master control, master ramp generators and tension control systems for the entire line
  • Project engineering and commissioning of the SINAMICS S120 strip drives
  • External specification, basic and detail engineering, workshop and integration test. Training including preparation of documents; commissioning, supervision of production, optimization. Documentation and training
2014 Upgrade of QDR system for VZA2, ArcelorMittal Eisenhüttenstadt GmbH
  • Quality data recording with QDR system
  • Upgrade of quality data recording system. Change to V6
  • Generation of coil reports, adaptation of interface to material tracking, linking of S7 controls, ORACLE database
  • External specification, project engineering, delivery of hardware and software, commissioning and supervision of operation of the scope of delivery. Modifications in material tracking system, QDR online, QDR server and plant computer
2014 Implementation of oil layer key and Quality Data Acquisition in Inspection Line IA3, ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG
  • Quality data recording system (QDR) and quality data server (QDS) with Oracle database.
  • Generation of coil reports, S7 software, adaptation of S5 controllers
  • Engineering, external specification, software development, delivery of hardware and software, assembly and commissioning of the scope of delivery. Documentation and training
2014 Revamp of automation system in the Cold Straightener, Hot Strip Cut-to-length Line, WBQ Hüttenheim, ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG
  • Revamp of the MMC 216 basic automation of the line. Replacement of the MMC system by SIMATIC S7-400 plus FM458
  • Replacement of the adjusting control and wedge adjusting equipment for the straightener
  • External specification, engineering, software development and delivery. Complete commissioning of scope of delivery and services during an extensive parallel and monitoring operation
from 2014 Revamp of complete MMC and S5 basic automation for the entire line, Color Coating Line BBA2, ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG
  • Revamp of the complete MMC 216 and S5 basic automation of the line in three stages; Replacement of the MMC system and of the S5 controllers by SIMATIC S7-400.
  • Extension of material tracking, extension of QDR system
  • 1. Process / exit section: Replacement of SSA2, master control, master ramp generator, drive control system for new SINAMICS S120 drives. Extension of PDA system, upgrading of QDR system
  • 2. Lamination: Replacement of SSA3, master control, master ramp generator, drive control system, hydraulics, coil transport
  • 3. Entry section: Replacement of SSA1, master control, master ramp generator, drive control system for new SINAMICS S120 drives, hydraulics, coil transport
  • External specification, engineering, software development, delivery, assembly. Complete commissioning of scope of delivery and services during an extensive parallel and monitoring operation
2014 Revamp of technological control system for Skin Pass Mill, Continuous Galvanizing Line FBA2, ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG
  • Revamp of the complete TCS basic automation system of the line; replacement of the TCS controllers by SIMATIC S7-400
  • Replacement of Skin Pass Mill control system and hydraulic system by FM458
  • Definition of interfaces to WinCC visualization. Extension of PDA online system
  • External specification, engineering, software development, delivery, assembly. Complete commissioning of scope of delivery and services during an extensive parallel and monitoring operation. Training of customer personnel
2014 Extension of the automatic slow down control (material defects) for Inspection Line SBA2, ThyssenKrupp Rasselstein GmbH
  • Optimization, improvement of line performance
  • Integration of the software for the automatic slow down control into the existing hardware (S7-300 'SBA2' and S7-400 'FAHR, VGEN')
  • External specification, engineering, commissioning, optimization and supervision of operation
  • Delivery and commissioning of an ibaPDA measured value acquisition system
2014 Extension of Level 2, PDA/QDR system and MTR for Continuous Pickling Line KW1 Trimming Shears, ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG
  • Upgrade of quality data recording with QDR system, Level 2 with ORACLE
  • Linking of new units into the S7 controls. Upgrade of the quality data recording system, the coil reports and of the PCS system
  • Engineering, delivery of hardware and software, assembly and commissioning of the scope of delivery. Documentation
2013 Commissioning, Shagang, China, TCAL and ETL
  • Commissioning for Tin Continuous Annealing Line TCAL und Electrolytic Tinning Line ETL
  • Commissioning of the software for the master ramp generator, tension controls and drive control system of these lines with CFC (SMS- Siemag Standard)
2013 Integration of a new PDA system in Hot-Dip Galvanizing Line BREGAL 2, ArcelorMittal Bremen GmbH
  • Comprehensive process data recording
  • Interface to the existing S7 automation
  • Delivery of PDA hardware and software. Testing and commissioning
2013 Linking of oil layer determination to automation system and QDR/QDS system, Inspection Line IA2, ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG, Dortmund
  • Integration of oil layer control system in SIMATIC S7-400 and QDR data recording system
  • Extension of Quality Data Server (QDS) and coil report
  • External specification, engineering, software development, complete commissioning of scope of delivery and services
2013 Optimization of line speed, Continuous Furnace DO5, tk Rasselstein GmbH
  • Optimization, improvement of line performance
  • Strip transport and drives
  • External specification, project planning, complete commissioning of scope of delivery and services, supervision of operation on site and via remote access
from 2013 Revamp of automation and drive system, ArcelorMittal Bremen GmbH, Hot-Dip Galvanizing Line BREGAL 1
  • Revamp of the complete MMC 216 and S5 basic automation of the line in four stages. Replacement of the MMC system and of the S5 controllers by SIMATIC S7-400. Extension of the material tracking system.
  • 1. Process section: Replacement of master control, master ramp generator, drive control system for new SINAMICS S120 drives
  • 2. Entry section: Replacement of master control, master ramp generator, drive control system, hydraulics, coil transport
  • 3. Exit section: Replacement of master control, master ramp generator, drive control system, hydraulics, coil transport, measured value acquisition
  • 4. Replacement of the skin pass mill controls and hydraulics by FM458
  • External specification, engineering, software development, delivery, assembly. Complete commissioning of scope of delivery and services during an extensive parallel and monitoring operation
2012 Software for master ramp generator and drive control system, Tin Continuous Annealing Line TCAL, Shangang, China
  • Development of the software for the master ramp generator, tension controls and drive control system of the line with CFC (SMS Siemag Standard)
  • Engineering, project planning, integration test
2012 Software for master ramp generator and drive control system, Electrolytic Tinning Line ETL, Shagang, China
  • Development of the software for the master ramp generator, tension controls and drive control system of the line with CFC (SMS Siemag Standard)
  • Engineering, project planning, integration test
2012 Increase of speed, Entry/Exit Section, Galvanizing Line VA12, tk Rasselstein GmbH
  • Optimization, improvement of line performance
  • Evaluation of drives and SPS, project planning, import the drive parameters, gradual increase of speed
  • Project management, documentation, commissioning
2012 QDR system for linking of pickling line and tandem mill, ArcelorMittal Bremen GmbH
  • Comprehensive quality data recording system with coil report for the linking of the Pickling Line and Tandem Mill
  • Interface to the new basic automation. External specification. Project engineering. Delivery of software.
  • System test and support of commissioning
2012 Upgrade of Quality Data Recording, Continuous Galvanizing Line, TK Galmed, Puerto Sagunto, Spain
  • Extension of the QDR database of the quality data recording system. Parallel operation with Gateway-S7
  • Exernal specification, project planning, software development, complete commissioning. Training
2012 Replacement of existing Material Tracking SPS4 (S5) by SIMATIC S7-400, Continuous Galvanzing Line VZA2, ArcelorMittal Eisenhüttenstadt GmbH
  • Replacement of the existing S5-controller (material tracking) by a new SIMATIC S7
  • Modifications of PDA system. External specification
  • Delivery of hardware and software. Testing and complete commissioning
2012 Integration of a new PDA/QDR system, CSA CGL, Porto Real, Brazil
  • Adaptation of new PDA system, extension and modification of QDR database
  • Engineering, project planning, testing together with iba AG in Fürth. Commissioning of the functions
2012 Layer determination, upgrade of existing QDR system, Hot-dip Galvanizing Line FBA 1, KW1, ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG
  • Extension of the QDR system by a Quality Data Server (QDS) with Oracle database
  • Generation of coil reports. Engineering
  • Delivery of hardware and software, assembly and commissioning of the scope of delivery. Documentation and training
2012 New QDR System with Database Server, Strip Coating Line, Alcoa, Ma'aden, Saudi Arabia
  • Quality data recording system and QDS server for a strip coating line
  • External specification. Delivery of QDR hardware and software as well as a QDS server with ORACLE database
  • Engineering of the QDR and QDS systems with user interface and coil report
  • Testing and complete commissioning of the scope of delivery. Training of final customer.
2012 Strip tension concept for 'Thin Thickness' and optimization, EBA6, tk Rasselstein GmbH
  • Preparation of a concept for thin strips, development of a strip tension control diagram for the complete line
  • Tension controls, ramp-up time, integration of DriveES, speed controller looper 1 and 2
  • Project planning, commissioning, optimization of the line
2011 Increase of speed in process section for optimization of strip tension control, Galvanizing Line VA12, tk Rasselstein GmbH
  • Speed increase of VA12 in process section, improvement of line performance
  • Evaluation of drives and SPS, project planning, import the drive parameters, gradual increase of speed
  • Project management, documentation, commissioning
2011 Upgrade of PDA and QDR System for Furnace, Continuous Annealing Line, ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG Dortmund
  • Extension of PDA system, extension and modification of QDR database
  • Engineering, project planning, delivery of complete hardware and software
  • Testing and commissioning of the functions
2011 Optimization of Descalers, Heavy Section Mill, HYUNDAI Steel, Pohang, Korea
  • Revamp of the interface between MMC and Descaling Control in the heavy section mill
  • Delivery of an ET200S-station for linking to the existing automation with MMC 216
  • Testing and complete commissioning
2011 Master ramp generator, tension controls, drive control system for Shougang China, APL#1, DCL#1, FCL#1
  • Commissioning of the projected and tested software
2011 Revamp of drive system for UF Main Drive, Tandem Mill, Heavy Section Mill, HYUNDAI Steel, Korea
  • Revamp of the UF Main Drive in the heavy section mill
  • Delivery of a Gateway-S7-400 for the connection to the existing automation with MMC 216
  • Testing and complete commissioning
2011 Replacement of SPS2 (S5) by SIMATIC S7, ArcelorMittal Eisenhüttenstadt GmbH, Continuous Galvanzing Line VZA2
  • Replacement of the existing controller SPS2 (S5) by a new SIMATIC S7-400. Modifications of PDA system
  • External specification. Delivery of hardware and software. Testing and complete commissioning
from 2011 Revamp of MMC by S7 for SSAP, Temper Mill (TMILL) and SSAX, TATA Steel, Galvanizing Line Zodiac, Great Britain
  • Replacement of MMC system and SIMADYN D by SIMATIC S7-400. Tension controls, ramp generator, expansion of PDA system
  • Engineering, software development, delivery of hardware and software, assembly and commissioning
2011 - 2014 Revamp of Hot-Strip Pickling Line, thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, Pickling Line, Duisburg, WBC
  • Replacement of the existing automation systems (AEG A250, AEG A500, Logidyn) by SIMATIC S7-400 and revamp of the drive system of the line in three stages
  • External specification, software development, system test, supervision of operation.
  • Delivery of the components, installation and commissioning. Implementation during repair stops.
2010 DUST6B-Slave (SIE Belgium)
  • Development of a DUST6B / Profibus Gateway
2010 Revamp of material tracking in MMC by SIMATIC S7-400, ArcelorMittal Bremen GmbH, Hot-Dip Galvanizing Line BREGAL 1
  • Replacement of MMC system by SIMATIC S7-400. Expansion of material tracking and PDA system
  • Engineering, software development, assembly and commissioning
2010 Optimization of sag compensation for Furnace 1+2, thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, Color Coating Line BBA3
  • Optimization of sag compensation for Furnace 1+2 in BBA3
  • Project engineering, commissioning and supervision of operation
2010 QDR system for Inspection Line IA1, thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, Dortmund
  • Comprehensive quality data recording with quality data server. Adaptation to S5/S7 basic automation
  • External specification. Project engineering. Delivery of hardware and software. System test and commissioning
2010 Revamp of drive system for Exit Carrying Transfer, Heavy Section Mill, HYUNDAI Steel, Korea
  • Revamp of the roller table motors in the heavy section mill. Dimensioning of the inverters
  • Delivery of a Gateway-S7-400 for the connection to the existing automation with MMC 216. Delivery of the SINAMICS G150 inverter and of a PDA system
  • Testing and complete commissioning
2010 Upgrade of QDR system for Continuous Annealing Line, thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, Dortmund
  • Extension of the QDR database by new quality data and consumption data
  • Engineering, project planning, testing and commissioning of the functions
2010 Revamp of MMC strip tracking for Color Coating Line BBA2, thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG
  • Replacement of MMC system by SIMATIC S7-400
  • Revamp/visualization and strip tracking
2010 Revamp of basic automation in Pickling Line 1 and material tracking system, step 1 for thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, Dortmund
  • Material tracking system MTR and central ramp generator including tension / coiler / looper controls and drive control system
  • Software development, system test, monitoring operation and commissioning
2010 Optimization of Coating Line VA12, tk Rasselstein GmbH
  • Optimization of decoiler in Galvanizing Line VA12. Adaptations in S7 / Masterdrives
2010 Software for master ramp generator and drive control system, Shougang China, FCL#1
  • Development of the software for the master ramp generator, tension controls and drive control system of the line with CFC
  • Engineering, project planning, integration test
2010 Software for master ramp generator and drive control system, Shougang China, DCL#1
  • Development of the software for the master ramp generator, tension controls and drive control system of the line with CFC
  • Engineering, project planning, integration test
2009 Measuring data telegram to production control system PCS for thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, Inspection Line IA2
  • Extension of QDR database and material tracking
  • Engineering, project planning, testing and commissioning of the functions
2009 Upgrade of PDA and QDR System for Furnace in Continuous Annealing Line, Dortmund, thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG
  • Extension of the Process and Qualiity Data Recording System by additional signals and measuring locations
  • Extensive modifications in data mining and coil report
  • Engineering, delivery of complete hardware and software, testing and commissioning of the scope of delivery
2009 Revamp of SIMADYN D control for tk Rasselstein GmbH, Stretch-bending Line SBA2
  • Revamp of the existing strip transporting drive control from SIMADYN D to SIMATIC S7-400 and FM458
  • External specification. Testing and complete commissioning
2009 Software for master ramp generator and drive control system for Shougang, China, Annealing & Pickling Line APL#1
  • Software for the master ramp generator, tension controls and drive control system with CFC
  • Engineering, project planning, integration test
2009 Expansion of the Material Tracking System for new Skin Pass Mill for ArcelorMittal, Genk, Belgium, Annealing and Pickling Line BUL2
  • Extension / adaption of the material tracking system
  • Interface clarification, documentation, software development, commissioning
2009 Quality data recording with QDR system and QDS database server for Alcoa, Samara, Russia, Strip Coating Line
  • Quality data recording system and QDS server
  • Engineering of the QDR and QDS systems with user interface, coil and shift report
  • External specification, delivery of hardware and software, testing, commissioning, training
from 2009 Replacement of MMC system by SIMATIC S7-400, expansion of material tracking for thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, Germany, Hot-dip Galvanizing Line FBA4
  • Revamp of the complete MMC 216 basic automation of the line in three stages; replacement of the MMC system by SIMATIC S7-400
  • 1. Replacement of material tracking, fault signalling system and HMI connection
  • 2. Replacement of master control, master ramp generator and drive control system for entry, process and exit section of the line
  • 3. Replacement of skin pass mill controls by FM458
  • External specification, engineering, SIPRO and PLM programs, commissioning during an extensive parallel and monitoring operation
2009 Quality data recording with QDR system, parallel operation with Gateway-S7 for ThyssenKrupp Galmed, Puerto Sagunto, Spain, Continuous Galvanizing Line
  • Revamp of the process control system
  • Generation of coil report
  • External specification, delivery of hardware and software, project engineering, testing, commissioning of the QDR system during a parallel and monitoring operation
2009 New diagnosis system for MMC / S5 for ArcelorMittal, Genk, Belgium, Annealing and Pickling Line BUL2001 (BUL3)
  • Installation of a new diagnosis system
  • Analysis of the MMC and S5 programs
  • Software engineering on SIMATIC S7 basis, testing, commissioning
2008 Master ramp generator and drive control system for tk Rasselstein GmbH, Germany, Shearing and Slitting Line ZA9
  • Revamp of the basic automation and conversion from S5 to SIMATIC S7
  • External specification, software development for master ramp generator, strip drives and coiler control; testing, commissioning
2008 Increase of performance of roller table motors by new SINAMICS inverters for Hyundai Steel, Korea, Heavy Section Mill
  • Revamp of the roller table motors in the heavy beam mill
  • Delivery of a Gateway-S7-400 for the connection to the existing automation with MMC 216
  • Delivery of the hardware, testing, commissioning
2008 Replacement of existing S5 Automation & SIMADYN D by S7-CPU416 and FM458 for ArcelorMittal Eisenhüttenstadt GmbH, Germany, VZA2, Skin Pass Mill
  • Revamp of the existing Skin Pass Mill controls (with S5 and SIMADYN D) and replacement by new SIMATIC S7 and FM458 equipment
  • External specification, delivery of hardware and software, testing, commissioning
2008 Program Changes for Material Tracking & Line Drive System with S5 for ArcelorMittal Eisenhüttenstadt GmbH, Germany, VZA2, new furnace
  • Modernization of the furnace area
  • Software development for the existing material tracking and line drive system (with S5)
  • Testing, commissioning
2008 Quality data recording with QDR system for ArcelorMittal Eisenhüttenstadt GmbH, Germany, Continuous Pickling Line and Tandem Mill (PL/TCM)
  • Comprehensive quality data recording system with coil report
  • Interface to the new basic automation
  • External specification, project engineering, delivery of hardware and software, system test, commissioning
2008 New diagnosis system for MMC / S5 for thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, Germany, Hot-dip Galvanizing Line, Exit Section
  • Installation of a diagnosis system
  • Interface to the existing MMC and S5 automation system
  • Software engineering on SIMATIC S7 basis, testing and commissioning
2007 Replacement of SIMOREG K drives by new SIMOREG DC Master for Erdemir, Turkey, Continuous Pickling Line CPL #1
  • Replacement of the existing SIMOREG K drives (850A) by new DC-Master units
  • Interface to the master ramp generator with SIMATIC S7
  • Software development, testing, commissioning
2007 New material tracking system (MVS), interface to existing MMC Automation & HMI for ArcelorMittal, Genk, Belgium, Annealing and Pickling Line BUL1 (BUL1500)
  • Installation of a new material tracking system
  • Interface to the existing MMC automation and the new HMI
  • External specification, project engineering with SIMATIC S7, testing, commissioning during production
2007 Replacement of S5 and R20 process computer for ArcelorMittal, Genk, Belgium, Combined Strip Preparation and Cutting Line for Stainless Steel BVL2
  • Revamp of a material tracking and control system with R20 and S5
  • External specification, engineering with SIMATIC S7, testing, commissioning
2007 Replacement of CSM, Revamp of COROS LS-C, MMC and S5 for thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, Germany, Hot-dip Galvanizing Line FBA4
  • Revamp of a central switching and monitoring system for line drives and auxiliary drives
  • Revamp with SIMATIC S7-400
  • Software engineering, testing, commissioning
2007 Process data acquisition with PDA system for Salzgitter AG, Germany, Continuous Galvanizing Line TKOV1
  • Comprehensive process data acquisition
  • Interface to existing S5 and new S7 automation
  • Delivery of hardware and software, testing, commissioning
2006 Quality data recording with QDR system for CSC, Kaoshiung, Taiwan, ACL2
  • Comprehensive quality data recording for Annealing and Coating Line No. 2 (ACL2)
  • External specification, delivery of hardware and software, training
2006 Quality data recording with PDA system for thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, Germany, KW2 temper mill
  • Generation of pdf coil reports on the basis of the PDA data, database extraction, online display with PDA V6
  • Automatic display of the current report
  • External specification, project engineering, delivery of hardware and software, commissioning
2006 Revamp of QDR system for thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, Germany, Inspection Lines IA2, IA3 and IA4
  • Upgrade of QDR for IA2, 3 and 4
  • Changeover of all computers to XP
  • Generation of coil reports, ORACLE database, web interface
2006 Revamp of drives and control for Hyundai Steel Company, Korea, Heavy Beam Mill, Exit Carrying Transfer
  • Revamp of the Exit Carrying Transfer Drives (permanently excited asynchronous motors) for heavy beam mill
  • Preparation of the modernization concept
  • Delivery, project engineering and commissioning of the drives on SIMODRIVE basis
2006 Quality data recording with QDR system for TISCO HRAPL2
  • Comprehensive quality data recording for Hot Rolling, Annealing and Pickling Line No. 2 (HRAPL2)
  • External specification, delivery of hardware and software, training
2006 Quality data recording with QDR system for Rheinzink, Datteln, Germany, Preweathering Line
  • Quality data recording for each produced strip
  • External specification, delivery of hardware and software, commissioning, training
2006 Partial revamp of the line control for thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, Dortmund, Germany, Continuous Annealing Line
  • Replacement of MMC 216 by SIMATIC S7
  • Master ramp generator, tension control concept
  • Conversion of skin pass mill control from analog technology to SIMATIC S7 FM458
  • New quality data recording with comprehensive reporting via ORACLE database
  • New material tracking with a combination of old and new systems
  • External specification, project engineering, commissioning, fine tuning
2006 Quality data recording with QDR system and refitting to hot melt oil for thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, Dortmund, Germany, Inspection Line IA2
  • Comprehensive quality data recording
  • Connection to ORACLE database
  • Refitting of oiling system to hot melt oil
  • External specification, delivery of hardware and software, reporting, commissioning
2006 Complete master control for strip transport and control for Wieland Metals Singapore Ltd., Continuous Annealing and Pickling Line SA1 for non-ferrous metals
  • Master ramp generator
  • Tension control concept
  • Technological controls (looper, coiler, bridles, floating furnace) for Continuous Annealing and Pickling Line (CAPL) (processing speed up to 100m/min, material 0.03...1.0mm)
  • Technological controls with SIMATIC S7
  • Drives with SIMOVERT Master Drives
  • Commissioning, fine tuning
2006 Technological controls, Master Control for Strip Transport for U.S. Steel, Kosice, Slovakia, Continuous Galvanizing Line (CGL#3)
  • Master ramp generator
  • Tension control concept
  • Technological controls (looper, coiler, bridles, skin pass mill, tension leveler) for Continuous Galvanizing Line (processing speed up to 180m/min, material 0.3...2.0mm)
  • Technological controls with SIMATIC S7
  • Drives with SIMOVERT Master Drives
  • Commissioning, fine tuning
2005 Quality data recording with QDR system for Thyssen Krupp VDM GmbH, Werdohl, Germany, Bright Annealing Line
  • Comprehensive quality data recording for Bright Annealing Line with extensive reporting (pdf) for each produced strip
  • External specification, delivery of hardware and software, commissioning, training
2005 Revamp, Material tracking, Quality data recording with QDR System, Level 2 with ORACLE for thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, Germany, KW1 Pickling Line
  • Material tracking for the complete line (combination of old and new systems)
  • New quality data acquisition system with reporting
  • Level 2 plant computer (process control computer)
  • External specification and project engineering of the following systems: SIMATIC S7, QDR, Level 2 with ORACLE
  • Commissioning, fine tuning
2005 Revamp of material tracking and HMI connection, diagnosis for ArcelorMittal, Genk, Belgium, Annealing and Pickling Line BUL2001
  • Replacement of COROS LS-C and MMC 216 (DABE, SEGA, AVAC) by 2* CPU 416-2 SIMATIC S7-400
  • External specification
  • Complete project engineering in SIMATIC S7. New material tracking and diagnostic functions for material control
  • Test and complete plant commissioning during the production process (changes were always effected during regular maintenance downtimes)
2005 Increasing of velocity of process section in Continuous Galvanizing Line (VZA2) for ArcelorMittal Eisenhüttenstadt GmbH VZA2
  • Increase of process velocity of VZA2 to 165 m/min
  • Integration of the new deflector rolls into the material tracking system
  • Modification / extension of the software for master ramp generator, master controls, looper and drive controls
  • Task definition, implementation into the existing software (S5 and SIMOVERT Master Drives)
  • Generation / modification of the user software
  • Complete commissioning
2005 Technological controls Strip Transport for Hot Dip Galvanizing Line for HYSCO, Korea
  • Definition of the control concept for strip transport of one of the world's biggest Electrolytic Tinning Lines for steel sheet
  • Technological drive controls
  • Tension control for complete line
2005 Quality data recording with QDR system for tk Rasselstein GmbH, Germany, Electrolytic Tinning Line (ETL)
  • Comprehensive quality data recording for an Electrolytic Tinning Line
  • External specification, delivery of hardware and software, training
2005 Revamp of drive control system for thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, Germany, Strip Coating Line BBA2
  • Integration of a new side trimmer into the existing basic automation with MMC and S5
2005 Quality data recording with QDR system for WISCO, China, Continuous Galvanizing Lines #1 and #2
  • Comprehensive quality data recording for two Continuous Galvanizing Lines
  • Delivery of hardware and software, commissioning
2005 Revamp of drive control system for auxiliary looper for thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, Germany, Strip Coating Line BBA2
  • Linking of a new SIMOVERT Master Drives inverter for the Auxiliary Looper via a Gateway S7-400 to the existing basic automation with MMC 216
2005 Quality data recording with QDR system for thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, Germany, FBA1
  • Comprehensive quality data recording for a Hot-dip Galvanizing Line
  • Delivery of hardware and software, commissioning
2005 Quality data recording with QDR system for WISCO, China, Continuous Galvanizing Line #3 and Continuous Annealing Line
  • Comprehensive quality data recording for a Continuous Galvanizing Line and a Continuous Annealing Line
  • Delivery of hardware and software
2005 Quality data recording with QDR system for WISCO, China, Color Coating Line #1
  • Comprehensive quality data recording for a color coating line
  • Delivery of hardware and software
  • Linking to SQL database
2005 Quality data recording with QDR system for WISCO, China, Continuous Galvanizing Lines #1 and #2
  • Comprehensive quality data recording for two continuous galvanizing lines
  • Delivery of hardware and software
2005 Technological controls, Master Control for Strip Transport for Continuous Pickling Line Erdemir, Turkey
  • Tension control concept, MMC revamp
  • Technological controls (coiler, bridles, pickling, tension leveler) for Continuous Pickling Line
  • Master ramp generator, master control and technological controls with SIMATIC S7 (one CPU 416-2 and one FM458)
2005 Revamp of MMC 216, TP/MSR, drive control system for new inverters for Bregal GmbH, Bremen, Germany, Continuous Galvanizing Line
  • Linking of new SIMOVERT Master Drives inverters for Bridle 9 via a Gateway S7-400 to the existing basic automation with MMC 216
2004 Quality data recording with QDR system for TKES, Bochum, Germany, Pickling Line
  • Comprehensive quality data recording for a pickling line
  • Linking to Access database
  • External specification, delivery of hardware and software
2004 Revamp of visualization with S7-400 for thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, Germany, Hot-dip Galvanizing Line FBA4
  • Linking of a new plant visualization to the existing basic automation with MMC 216
  • Preparation of a modernization concept
  • Delivery and project engineering of a Gateway-S7
  • Linking of the new visualization system via OPC
2004 Technological controls, Master Control for Strip Transport for Jinan Iron & Steel, China, Continuous Pickling Line
  • Tension control concept
  • Technological controls (coiler, bridles, pickling, tension leveler) for Continuous Pickling Line
  • Master ramp generator and technological controls with SIMATIC S7
2004 Quality data recording with QDR system for tk Rasselstein GmbH, Germany, Continuous Annealing Line (CAL)
  • Comprehensive quality data recording for Continuous Annealing Line CAL
  • External specification, delivery of hardware and software
2004 Quality data recording with QDR system for thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, Germany, Strip Coating Line BBA2
  • Comprehensive quality data recording for Strip Coating Line BBA2
  • External specification, delivery of hardware and software
  • Linking to ORACLE database
  • Dialogs for process computer on the basis of web-Server / php / Java
2004 Revamp of TP/MSR drive control system for thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, Germany, Strip Coating Line BBA2
  • Replacement of 10 TP/MSR-boards by one S7-400
  • Linking to the existing basic automation with MMC 216
2004 Technological controls, Master Control for Strip Transport for tk Rasselstein GmbH, Germany,Electrolytic Tinning Line (ETL)
  • Tension control concept
  • Technological controls (looper, coiler, bridles, electrolytic tinning, tension leveler) for Electrolytic Tinning Line (processing speed up to 650m/min, material 0.14...0.4mm)
  • Technological controls with SIMATIC S7
  • Drives with SIMOVERT Master Drives
  • Commissioning, fine tuning
2003 Quality data recording with QDR system for thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, Germany, Strip Coating Line BBA1
  • Process control system and comprehensive quality data recording for Strip Coating Line BBA1
  • Delivery of a new process control system with ORACLE database
  • Linking to TKS production control system
  • External specification, delivery of hardware and software, testing, commissioning
2003 Technological controls, Master Control for Strip Transport for U.S. Steel, Kosice, Slovakia, Electrolytic Tinning Line (ETL #2)
  • Tension control concept
  • Technological controls (looper, coiler, bridles, electrolytic tinning, tension leveler) for Electrolytic Tinning Line (processing speed up to 350m/min, material 0.14...0.4mm)
  • Technological controls with SIMATIC S7
  • Drives with SIMOVERT Master Drives
  • Commissioning, fine tuning
2003 Technological controls, Master Control for Strip Transport for U.S. Steel, Kosice, Slovakia, Continuous Annealing Line (CAL #2)
  • Tension control concept
  • Technological controls (looper, coiler, bridles, annealing furnace) for Continuous Annealing Line (processing speed up to 450m/min, material 0.14...0.4mm)
  • Technological controls with SIMATIC S7 400
  • Drives with SIMOVERT Master Drives
  • Commissioning, fine tuning
2003 Quality data recording with QDR system for thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, Germany, Electrolytic Galvanizing Line EBA2
  • Comprehensive quality data recording for Electrolytic Galvanizing Line EBA2
  • Linking to ORACLE database
  • External specification, delivery of hardware and software, training
2002 Tension controls for thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, Germany, Hot-dip Galvanizing Line FBA4, Continuous Annealing Furnace
  • Improvement of the tension control when shutting down the processing section of the line
  • Project engineering and commissioning
2002 Revamp of material tracking, master control, diagnosis for ArcelorMittal, Genk, Belgium, Annealing and Pickling Line BUL2000
  • Replacement of R20 computers and of 4* SIMATIC S5-150A by SIMATIC S7-400
  • External specification
  • Complete project engineering in SIMATIC S7, master control, drive control system, material tracking, diagnosis with PDIAG
  • Test and complete plant commissioning during the production process
2002 Wieland Werke, Ulm, Germany, Continuous Annealing Furnace DO60
  • Master ramp generator, technological controls, tension controls and material tracking for Continuous Annealing Furnace DO60
  • External specification
  • Complete project engineering on SIMATIC S7-400 basis
  • Drive system with SIMOVERT Master Drives
  • Test and complete commissioning of the plant
2001 Ramp function generator and master ramp generator for thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, Germany, Inspection Line IA2
  • Master ramp generator for Inspection Line IA2 (line speed 600m/min)
  • External specification and project engineering of the master ramp generator
  • New drive system with DC Master
  • Test and commissioning of the complete systems
2001 Quality Data Recording with QDR system for thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, GermanyInspection Lines IA2,3,4
  • Comprehensive quality data recording for Inspection Lines IA2, IA3 and IA4 on PC basis
  • Delivery of a new material tracking and ORACLE database
  • Link to TKS production control system
  • External specification, delivery of hardware and software, testing, commissioning
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