1914 › 1960

The Danieli
Technological Milestones
and World Records
1914
The first electric arc furnace in Italy. The story begins.
1926

Danieli Wean United

The world's first 4-high Continuous Hot Strip Steel Rolling Mill, which made it possible for width and gauge ratios to be increased from 250:1 to 500:1 up to 1000:1
1935

Danieli Wean United

The world first continuous pickling line
1948

Danieli Morgårdshammar

World first housingless stand

1960 › 1970

1964
First application of minimill concept in Germany
1968

Danieli Wean United

Widest (+5,500 mm) plate mill at Alcoa Devenport (USA), for aerospace products

1970 › 1980

1973

Danieli Rotelec

World first use of electromagnetic strirrer for conticasters
1974
First Danieli direct reduction plant (80,000 tpy)
1977

Danieli Plant Engineering

First Danieli large turnkey plant 
(in Germany)
1980

Danieli Corus Ijmuiden

Danieli Corus converter shop

1980 › 2000

1986

Danieli Centro Met

World largest vertical conticaster: 650 mm square blooms
1988

Danieli Wean United

World first fully hydraulic semicontinuous hot strip mill using a coilbox
1990

Danieli Morgårdshammar

World first direct casting rolling plant
1990

Danieli Wean United

The world’s largest downcoiler (3.2 m wide, 28.6 mm thick strip), in IPSCO Mobile USA

2000 › 2015

2003

Danieli Centro Maskin

World first drawing line for flat and squares up to 140 mpm
2004

Danieli Wean United

The world’s first successful Thin Slab Casting and Rolling of API X65 and X70 for Arctic applications (the most critical of HSLA steel grades for pipes), in OMK Vyska, Russia
2005

Danieli Davy Distington

World first Thin Slab Casting plant to overcome the 3.0-Mtpy barrier (3.25 Mtpy with 2 casting strands), Tangshan Iron & Steel, P.R. China
2005

Danieli Centro Tube

Development of 3-roll FQM Fine Quality Mill
2005

Danieli Morgårdshammar

World first spooler line
2006

Danieli Morgårdshammar

The Rail mill supplied to world leader voestalpine Schienen becomes the new benchmark plant
2007

Danieli Davy Distington

World first thin slab casting of 80-mm-thick slab cast at 8 mpm
2008

Danieli Centro Metallics

World most productive single module Energiron DRI plant
2008

Danieli Centro Met

World largest conticaster for 750 mm round bloom producing 60 tph per strand
2009

Danieli Plant Engineering

MiDa: Micromill Danieli
2010

Danieli Centro Met

World largest EAF: 420 t twin electrode DC furnace
2010

Danieli Fröhling

First Diamond cold rolling mill, for Nikkei Siam Aluminium, Thailand
2011

Danieli Wean United

API X70-80 Pipeline Steel production in Khouzestan Oxin Steel (Iran) and Jiangyin Xingcheng (PR China) Danieli Wide Plate Mills
2011

Danieli Plant Engineering

2.0 Mtpy Integrated DRI-Steelmaking-Rolling complex for heavy sections up to 1 m
2011

Danieli Centro Metallics

2-Mtpy World’s largest Direct Reduction module with Zero Reformer
2011

Danieli Wean United

6-high Tandem Mill coupled with Pickling Line to achieve gauges down to 0.2 mm on 1560 mm coils
2012

Danieli Plant Engineering

1.3 Mtpy “Green Steel” plant for specialty steel blooms for pipes and rail wheels production
2012

Danieli Centro Met

Steelmaking plant for special and stainless steel featuring two-strand vertical jumbo-size bloom caster
2012

Danieli Wean United

4.0-Mtpy benchmark hot strip mill for top-quality coils, at Baosteel Meishan, P.R.China
2012

Danieli Fröhling

Diamond 6-high cold rolling mill for EDT rolling for Aleris, Belgium
2013

Danieli Centro Tube

450,000 tpy high-tech seamless pipe plant in the USA
2013

Danieli Morgårdshammar

1 Mtpy rolling mill for section and rails; in-line heat treated 100-m-long rails for high-speed trains
2013

Danieli Morgårdshammar

1.4 Mtpy the most productive long product rolling mill for deformend bars
2014

Danieli Centro Met

Conticaster for round blooms up to 850 mm; the largest conticast section worldwide
2014

Danieli Wean United

Start-up of the revolutionary super compact “Pocket” Thin plate/Steckel mill
2014

Danieli Morgårdshammar

DSD Draw Sizing Danieli four-roll reducing and sizing block
2014

Danieli Fröhling

New speed record in trimming line for aluminium strip 1,813 mpm, at Alcoa Ma’aden, in KSA
2014

Danieli Centro Met

Conticaster for round blooms up to 850 mm; the largest conticast section worldwide
2015

Danieli Morgårdshammar

Rotoforge: Cutting-edge technology combining forging and rolling operations
2015

Danieli Morgårdshammar

Sund Birsta - Electrification process of all the equipment for cold finishing lines for long & flat products
2015

Danieli Wean United

The first Steckel Mill for Titanium, Nickel, Copper-Zr Alloys and Stainless Steel, at Chinalco Shenyang in China
2015

Danieli Centro Tube

New 3 roll Elongator Mill for Vallourec Germany
2015

Danieli Morgårdshammar

QST system for in-line quenching and self-tempering of beams
2015
The very first PcTM-13 Premium Coupling Threading Machine
2015

Danieli Wean United

New technological State-of-the-art Color Coating Painting and Printing Line for Lysva Metallurgical plant, Russia
2015

Danieli Morgårdshammar

DEC+DED Danieli eccentricity control and detection for drawn copper tubes

2015 › 2019

2016

Danieli Morgårdshammar

H3 ultra-modern wire rod and bar-in-coil mill for the production of high-quality steel grades
2016

Danieli Morgårdshammar

The first compact minimill for aluminum rod in soft and hard alloys
2016

Danieli Wean United

Danieli Universal Endless (DUE®) new concept of Danieli Thin Slab Casting & Rolling
2016

Danieli Breda

The first T-WIN aluminium extrusion press
2016

Danieli Olivotto Ferrè

New concept complete multi load hardening and tempering soft and sphero annealing furnace
2016

Danieli Wean United

355 mm thick stainless steel slabs; the thickest section ever cast
2016

Danieli Centro Combustion

Turnkey supply including civil works of one of the world’s largest walking beam furnaces for slab reheating: 450 t/h
2017

Danieli Centro Met

Single-strand billet caster to produce 800,000 tpy
2017

Danieli Corus Ijmuiden

First DANCU gearbox blast furnace top-charging technology that set new
standards in reliability and availability
2017

Danieli Centro Met

Fully automatic EAF to produce 12,000 heats per year
2017

Danieli Morgårdshammar

World largest straightener at ArcelorMittal Differdange