SMS is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the scrapyard management contract at the APERAM steelmaking facility in Genk, Belgium. Significantly, the services are currently being performed by the world’s largest steel mill service provider and the right to business was fiercely contested by other major market payers. SMS operations will begin on August 1, 2018.
APERAM is a global player in stainless, electrical and specialty steel, with customers in over 40 countries. SMS, together with its new Belgium affiliate, Scrap Metal Services Belgium, BSBV (currently being incorporated) will be performing the services. As part of SMS’s overall strategic growth initiatives, SMS is very excited about this expansion into Europe.
For more information, the full press release is linked below: