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7. March 2016

Ugitech at the 2016 wire trade fair

An exceptional variety of improved machinability stainless steels

On the occasion of the 2016 wire trade fair, Ugitech, a SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH Group company, will be exhibiting its complete range of stainless steels tailored to its customers' requirements: with 35 stainless austenitic, ferritic, martensitic, and duplex grades in the UGIMA® product range, Ugitech offers the widest range of solutions based on improved machinability stainless steel long products available throughout the world. Users benefit from high manufacturing productivity and obtain components of exceptional quality. The special steel manufacturer will present its very latest innovative products on booth A22, hall 17.

Efficient cost-effective processes for manufacturing long life-cycle components and products: such are the requirements for becoming highly competitive. With its UGIMA® improved machinability stainless steel qualities, Ugitech plays an important part in meeting these requirements. The stainless steel range was developed for steel processing companies that manufacture precision parts for demanding markets, for example the automotive and process industries, gas and oil extraction and the clock-making industry. Ugitech will be exhibiting its very latest UGIMA® : UGIMA® 4511, UGIMA® 4598 and UGIMA® 4362 stainless steels from the UGIMA®  range at the wire trade fair. Thanks to targeted customization of stainless steel grades, UGIMA® product users can increase their productivity by up to 20% and extend their tool service life fivefold. The presentation of the new patented UGI® 4062 Lean-Duplex stainless steel developed by Ugitech in partnership with Arcelormittal/Industeel, the steel plates manufacturer, will be a highlight of the wire trade fair. Another new product is UGI® 4410 super-duplex steel, designed for components exposed to corrosion and used in the oil and gas industry. UGI® 4410 stainless steel long products stand out due to their excellent corrosion resistance and exhibit optimum mechanical properties. Specialised visitors can obtain further information from Ugitech at the 2016 wire trade fair (booth A22, hall 17) in Düsseldorf or from the website.

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Photo 1:  Stainless steel long products, source: Ugitech
Photo 2: UGIMA® stainless steel closing and connecting components, source: Ugitech

About Ugitech S. A.
Ugitech, a SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH Group company, is one of the leading manufacturers of stainless steel long products in the world. Its main products: billets, bars, wire rod and drawn wire are manufactured in its own steelworks and transformed in its high-temperature rolling mill or at its wire-drawing plants. Stainless steels are characterized by their high mechanical properties. They are used to manufacture many different components, including valves, turbine components, welding rods or surgical instruments. With more than 100 years of experience in steel manufacturing and continuous research in the field of metallurgy, the company guarantees optimum solutions for highly demanding applications to customers in its markets such as the automotive, construction, process, aerospace and space industries, as well as medical technology.

The SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH Group is today one of the world’s leading providers of individual solutions in the special long steel products sector. The Group is one of the leading manufacturers of tool steel and non-corrosive long steel on the global market and one of the two largest companies in Europe for alloyed and high-alloyed constructional steel. With around 9,000 employees and in-house production and distribution companies in over 30 countries and on 5 continents, the company guarantees its customers a global supply and customer service, and offers them a complete production portfolio as well as sales and services around the world. They benefit from the company's technological expertise, the consistently high product quality around the world and detailed knowledge of local markets.

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Frédérique Tissot • Ugitech S. A.
Telephone: +33 (0) 47989-3012 • Fax: +33 (0) 47989-3737
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Dr. Ulrich Steiner • SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH
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