POMINI Long Rolling Mills had announced in November 2022 that it will supply a new rolling mill for wire rod complete with mechanical and electrical equipment to a long product manufacturing company in the Middle East. With the investment the utilizer will be capable to enlarge its product portfolio and effectively tend to the expanding domestic market. The mill will process plain rounds with diameters from 5 to 25 mm, in carbon, engineering, valve and stainless steel grades. The start-up is scheduled to occur in mid-2024.The contracted scope of supply includes a 75 tonne per hour walking hearth re-heating furnace for square billets from 120 to 160 mm, a high-pressure water descaler, nineteen inline RedRing stands series 5 grouped in roughing, intermediate and pre-finishing trains, two high speed finishing monoblocks with six and four stands respectively, the inline cooling systems, a rod gauge and surface defect detector, the ring forming area with pinch roll and laying head, the key equipment for coil handling including trimming robots, a vertical compactor with wire binding unit, weighing station with label printer.All the necessary shearing, inline thermo-processing and accessory equipment are included in the supply. The scope is completed by operational change parts, spare parts, fluid systems and additional engineering services. POMINI Long Rolling Mills will also provide advisory services for erection and commissioning. Designed for a maximum rolling speed of 100 meters per second, the rolling mill will have an annual capacity of 400,000 tonnes of wire rod.