Bergstrasse Höhr-Grenzhausen headquartered technology specialist KERN Industrie Automation announced in May that together with the water technology department of PSE Engineering, KERN Industrie Automation is expanding the cooling water supply in hot strip mill 2 at thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG in Duisburg Beeckerwerth in Germany. The cooling water supply will be expanded to include an additional treatment circuit with 4 cooling towers and 18 gravel filter systems. The scope of services includes engineering, delivery and assembly of the complete power section from the 5KV switchgear to the installed drives, the system and building lighting, as well as the construction of the new automation technology with the PCS7 process control system from Siemens. The project comprises two construction stages that will be completed by early 2024. With this new project, a long-standing and successful cooperation between PSE Engineering and KERN Industrie Automation is being continued.