Duferco Travi e Profilati, a subsidiary of the renowned Duferco Group, is poised to commence production at its cutting-edge beam rolling mill in Italy. This state-of-the-art facility showcases a remarkable fusion of technology and innovation, signifying the collective effort and determination of the enterprise in tackling the challenges of the steel industry.The beam rolling mill at San Zeno Naviglio stands as a testament to the company's commitment to sustainability and belief in shaping a better future. With a length of five hundred meters and an average height of 6.5 meters, the mill exudes the power of advanced technology harnessed to serve a large-scale industrial plant. It symbolizes the integration of digitalization, quality, and productivity.The SBM (Smart Beam Manufacturing) plant, developed in collaboration with SMS Group, represents a significant milestone in the verticalization of production at the San Zeno site Naviglio. This pioneering project applies innovative technologies to optimize the production process, enhance safety standards, minimize waste, and reduce environmental impact. It also establishes a robust digital infrastructure for high-level data processing and analysis.Equipped with state-of-the-art automation and artificial intelligence, the mill boasts a potential production capacity of 1 million tons per year. The design and construction of the reheating furnace, capable of utilizing hydrogen, aligns with Duferco TP's commitment to sustainable practices. The integration of renewable energy sources, facilitated by a Power Purchase Agreement, ensures that the plant operates with minimal environmental impact.The utilization of CCS® (Compact Cartridge Stand) tandem cylinder stands, in conjunction with the TCS plus technological control system, enables Duferco TP to optimize productivity and minimize hydraulic energy consumption. The implementation of low-temperature rolling techniques contributes to the conservation of valuable resources. Advanced measurement devices, such as the PROgauge light section measurement system, further enhance quality control during the rolling process.Water treatment and management systems play a vital role in the sustainability of the beam rolling mill. Duferco TP has partnered with SMS Group to develop a comprehensive water treatment plant that meets future environmental requirements. By prioritizing efficiency and adhering to European standards, the company aims to redefine industry norms and set a new standard of excellence.Antonio Gozzi, President of Duferco Italia Holding, emphasizes the significance of water conservation and treatment in ensuring the plant's sustainability and alignment with European environmental standards. With SMS Group as a trusted partner, Duferco TP is poised to achieve its production goals while establishing itself as a leader in efficiency and sustainability in Europe's steel industry.