EBNER GROUP Journal for Progress in Industrial Furnace Technology.
The need to meet changing customer requirements and increase production capacity, while reducing energy and utility consumption at the same time, led Schwermetall Halbzeugwerk GmbH of Stolberg, Germany to invest in new bell annealer equipment. The choice to supply the technology for the facility fell to EBNER.
The worldwide success story of EBNER high-convection bell annealer technology has been extended with the addition of yet another application. Over the last few years, EBNER has successfully installed several facilities designed to produce aluminum foil for the electronics industry.
Steep price increases on international energy exchanges have placed great challenges before consumers, companies and energy suppliers. With the start of the conflict in the Ukraine, energy became an even more influential instrument of geopolitical power: energy policy has been transformed, just as international policy has.
In 2017, İÇDAŞ ÇELIK placed an order for an EBNER bell annealer facility for steel wire that was comprised of 2 workbases, 1 heating bell, 1 cooling bell and the associated equipment. İÇDAŞ ÇELIK was the first customer in Turkey to purchase EBNER equipment to heat treat wire rod in nitrogen atmosphere.
Those who think green place their trust in EBNER technology. The pressure placed on companies is increasing from all sides, particularly on industrial concerns: regulatory agencies, investors and customers all demand verifiable sustainability. Failure to respond poses a business risk.
EBNER’s digitalization strategy incorporates four thematic areas: digital models, digital facility opera-tion, virtual commissioning and digital customer service. As a part of this approach, EBNER has placed a strong focus on the concept of TCO (Total Cost of Ownership). This raises the question of how EBNER facilities can be operated to provide even further optimization of processes and costs.
The historic flooding that took place in July, 2021 caused damage to an extent never before seen in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Homes, streets, businesses, vehicles and critical infrastruc-ture all fell victim to the storms. Particularly hard hit by the effects of the heavy rains was Altena, a small city in the Märkischer Kreis district of North Rhine-Westphalia that is widely regarded as the cen-ter of the German wire industry.