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Industry innovation at ExpoAcero

Fives presented its digital expertise and pickling technologies at ExpoAcero which took place on March 11-13, 2024, in San Luis Potosí, México.


ExpoAcero provides a platform for steelmakers to discuss current trends in the industry to improve the quality of steel manufacturing processes and make them more efficient. More about ExpoAcero here.

Digital solutions

Fives’ presentation on digital expertise, “Digital solutions to improve OPEX, quality and productivity performance of steel processing plants,” highlighted how real-time quality management can benefit steel plants by increasing productivity, enhancing product quality, and preventing human error. 

Advanced pickling technology

Additionally, industry experts from Fives attended the AIST Cold Sheet Rolling and Galvanizing Technology Committees Joint meeting, held in the same venue, to present “Overview and comparison of pickling equipment technologies to increase AHSS pickling speeds.” This presentation featured an outline of pickling equipment and technologies to process AHSS / Gen 3 material: a high-strength, low-weight material for automotive and other demanding applications.

“Our attendance and presentations demonstrate our dedication to industry innovations. We are proud to contribute our expertise, best available technology, and digital solutions in key markets,” says Carlos Quintanilla, Vice President of Sales for Latin America – Steel & Tube and Pipe at Fives.