Pesmel and China Zhongwang have signed a contract according to which Pesmel will deliver four fully automated logistic systems to company’s new mill in Tianjin, China. The delivery includes extensive carriage and conveyor systems and other handling equipment for aluminum plates and coils and advanced warehouse management system (WMS) for shipping floor storage. The systems will be delivered in several phases mainly during mill’s project phase I in 2015 and early 2016.

Fully automated plate handling system handles 25 x 4,3 m sized plates in hot rolling mill. Fully automatic transferring is done with conveyor carriage and extensive conveyor system from sawing mill to the roller heat furnaces and from furnaces to leveling lines. Another similar plate handling system will be delivered later during project phase II, which is estimated to be completed by 2018.

Plate inspection and re-stacking line is the third part of the delivery and situated in cold rolling mill. The line has automatic un-stacking, inspection, marking, oiling, isolation paper feeding and re-stacking functions for high end aluminium plates.

Fourth line is the automated logistic system for coils in CRM’s shipping area, including extensive coil carriage and conveying system and advanced warehouse management system (WMS) for shipping floor storage with user friendly HMI:s for crane cabin.

This contract is Pesmel’s fourth big delivery to China Zhongwang after four automated coil packing lines, strip packing line and two plate packing lines.

China Zhongwang Holdings Limited is the second largest industrial aluminium extrusion product developer and manufacturer in the world and the biggest in Asia and China. Company’s products are widely used in transportation, machinery, equipment and electric power engineering sectors.