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MINO MILESTONES

1840

Year of foundation of MINO G.B. & Figli by

Mr. Giovanni Battista Mino, Italian pioneer in the field of machines for metal forming and rolling.


1922

MINO G.B. & Figli becomes “Società Anonima” and supplies rolling mills for the gold and silver industry as well as rolling mills for the production of aluminium plates for the pan and pot industry.


1954-1955


Supply of first Four-High Reversing Rolling Mill for Steel coils, installed in Lecco, Italy.


1958


Supply of first Four-High Reversing Rolling Mill for Aluminium coils, installed in Brescia, Italy.


1960


Supply of first Four-High Finishing Mill for Copper coils, installed in Brescia, Italy.


1961


Relocation of the Company to the new site at  San Michele, Alessandria


1970


Supply of first Hot Rolling Mill for Aluminium strip, installed in Italy.


1970 – 1971


Supply of first Milling Machine for Copper alloy strip, installed in Brescia, Italy.


1970 – 1971

Supply of first Hot Rolling Mill for Copper alloy strip, installed in Brescia, Italy.


1973


Award of first Contract in China for a Cold Rolling Mill to be supplied to the Company Beijing Aluminium.


1975

Supply of first Aluminium Foil Mill, installed in Russia.


1977

Supply of first wide strip (1500 mm) Four-High Reversing Rolling Mill for Steel, installed in Italy.


1980



Supply of first Tandem Mill for Copper alloy, installed in Campo Tizzoro (PT) – Italy.


1982



Supply of first Cold Rolling Mill complete with AFC (Automatic Flatness Control), installed in Italy.


1982


Supply of first Cold Rolling Mill complete with AGC (Automatic Gauge Control), installed in Harbin (China).


1982



Supply of first Cold Rolling Mill that can achieve a top rolling speed of 1500 m/min, installed in Italy.


1984



Supply of first Hot Tandem Mill for Aluminium strip, installed in Norway.

1986



Supply of first Six-High Rolling Mill for Steel, installed in Italy.

1992



Supply of first Hot Skin-pass Mill for hot rolled steel coils, installed in Thailand.


1996



Supply of worldwide largest Cold Rolling Mill for Copper alloys, installed in Germany.


1997



Supply of first and largest in the world Continuous Hot Rolling and Milling Line for Copper strip, installed in Germany.


1998


Supply of largest in Italy Hot Rolling Mill for Aluminium alloys (strip width up to 2400 mm).


1999

Supply of prototype Four-High Hot Rolling Mill for stainless steel strip, installed in Italy.


2001

Supply of first high performance Hot Skin-pass Mill equipped with work roll shifting device, installed in China.


2004

Supply of largest in China Cold Rolling Mill for Copper alloy, installed in China.


2004



Acquisition of majority share in the Company EDM, traditional supplier of MINO for electrical equipment and automation systems.


2005



Set up of Mino Rolling Technology (Beijing) Co. Ltd. for servicing Chinese customers.

2006

Supply of first Six-High Finishing Mill for Copper alloys in China.


2006

Supply of first Tandem Cold Mill for Copper alloys in China.


2008

Supply of first Six-High Cold Reversing Mill for Steel in China.


2008-2009

Record sales years for Six-High Mills (five Six-High Mills sold in two years).


2009

Full mechanical and electrical revamp of largest Cold Rolling Mill for Aluminium (2500 mm strip width), installed in Italy.


2010

Supply of first Continuous Casting and Hot Rolling Line for Aluminium in China (1950 mm strip width).



 

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