Tenova has completed the acquisition of Technometal GmbH, a German company based in Duisburg specialising in making equipment for secondary metallurgy treatments.

Technometal covers the full set of plants and services in Secondary Metallurgy market: project studies, plant design, engineering, supply, commissioning, training and consulting.

Today, 75% of all steel produced is refined via Secondary Metallurgy processes. Technometal supplies equipment, related to the process requirements, with capacities ranging from less than 5t to more than 300t. This know-how allows Tenova to integrate and expand its product portfolio (LF, VD and VOD) by including the refining equipment for the blast furnace – oxygen steelmaking BF/BOF route and RH degassers.

In the past seven years three other German companies joined the Tenova Group: LOI in Essen, TAKRAF in Lipsia and Metall Technologie Holding in Menden.