Siemens to modernize copper rod mill in France


Automated operation improves safety at work
Modular crop shear system increases yield

Siemens Metals Technologies has received an order from Nexans, a cable manufacturer, to equip the company’s copper rod mill in Lens, France, with a modular crop shear solution. The project also includes a mechatronic package that will facilitate an automated mode. The new equipment will not only simplify operation but also increase output and safety at work. Commissioning is planned for the third quarter of 2013.