Fives has signed several orders on Bronx straighteners for delivery to various countries, such as Mexico, Spain and Russia. A new 6-roll straightening machine has been ordered by a leading manufacturer of steel for its tube facility in Mexico. The Bronx machine, designed for mechanical tubing processing, is scheduled for delivery in Q2 of 2022. A heavy-duty 10-roll straightener has been contracted by a global steel pipe manufacturer for a plant located in south-eastern Russia. The new fully motorized machine will process high-yield seamless stainless steel pipes up to 280 mm in diameter and wall thicknesses of up to 30 mm.
A European heavy industry solution provider has passed an order for the 5th Bronx section straightener with equipment delivery scheduled for early 2023. It’s a fully automatic, fully motorized 11-roll straightening machine equipped with the very latest COMPASS, a computer automatic setting system, customized to provide management, maintenance and quality control information.