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AIC completed the coil-handling upgrade at Feralpi Siderurgica
Automazioni Industriali Capitanio (AIC) completed the coil-handling modernization of the Wire Rod Rolling Mill at Feralpi Siderurgica in Lonato (BS), Italy.


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The major bar producer in India chooses AIC India and its Rolling Mill Automation & Control System (RACS) for the rolling mill modernization.
One of the leading steel producers in the Indian market contracted AIC to upgrade their existing control system with an aim to improve productivity & yield of the rolling mill by improving the operational stability and consistency of their shear control systems.


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AIC upgrades the reheating furnace at CMC Florida in Jacksonville, FL, USA
Automazioni Industriali Capitanio upgraded the reheating furnace Level 1 combustion control system at CMC Florida in Jacksonville, FL, USA.


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Dividing shear & cut line automation upgrade in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Automazioni Industriali Capitanio (AIC) has been contracted by “Baki Inshaat Senaye” OJSC to upgrade dividing shear & cut line automation in Baku, Azerbaijan. The job will be the first project in Azerbaijan for AIC and it is another significant step towards the globalization of the Italian company, following the international vocation of the company since the beginning of its activity.


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New upgrade project of DC drives for rolling mill stands at El Garhy Steel in Egypt
After multiple projects in 2010 and 2011 based on a partnership that began in the 90s, Automazioni Industriali Capitanio (AIC) has been contracted by El Garhy Steel to upgrade DC drives for its rolling mill in Egypt. Successful collaboration in the past has contributed not only to the mutual growth of the business, but also to the development of personal relationships based on trust, dedication and support.


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New rolling mill project in Chennai, India
Suryadev Alloys and Power Pvt Ltd has contracted AIC India to supply drives and automation system for its upcoming 350,000 TPA rolling mill in Chennai, India.


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The second installation of the robotic tagging application at Ferriera Valsabbia, Italy.
The second installation of the robotic tagging application has been completed by AIC at Ferriera Valsabbia in Odolo, Italy. The new automated tagging process at the head of finished product bundles and the improved data tracking system increase the efficiency of the process, reduce downtimes and optimize the resources. Due to the higher flexibility of the robot, the tagging process is carried out in several production directions.


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Current operating activities of AIC
We would like to thank all customers and suppliers all around the world for supporting us in these extraordinary times. Together, we will continue to do our best to overcome new circumstances and achieve new goals.
According to the Decree of the President of the Council of Ministers (DPCM), Automazioni Industriali Capitanio has suspended operations in the workshop. Currently, none of the employees at AIC have tested positive for COVID-19. The health and safety of our employees, customers and partners remains the company’s number one priority and we are working hard to assess and mitigate any risks.


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Cogne Acciai Speciali chooses AIC to upgrade the finishing area in Aosta, Italy.
Automazioni Industriali Capitanio has been contracted by Cogne Acciai Speciali (Aosta, Italy) for the second and final step of the design and implementation of a safety system for the finishing area of Wire rod & Garrett lines.


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ATS Mechatronics was contracted to supply two tying machines (TMB 400).
Following the successful installation of the tying machines worldwide, ATS Mechatronics was selected by Acciaierie di Sicilia to supply and integrate two tying machines into its bar rolling mill in Catania, Italy.


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AIC has completed the first phase of the revamping project at Ecoacciai, Italy.
Automazioni Industrial Capitanio has completed the first part of the revamping project of the PROLER control system at Ecoacciai in Pontedera (Italy). The scope of the project included the automation part replacement of the scrapping mill, the hardware integration and the software security installation.


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AIC adopts Smart Working.
With reference to the COVID-19 emergency measures, Automazioni Industriali Capitanio has adopted precautionary measures for the employees, customers and partners, such as: Smart Working. In addition to our general operating activities, which remain the same, Smart Working allows us to increase our flexibility and efficiency.


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Successful commissioning at CMC Steel California, USA.
Automazioni Industriali Capitanio completed the commissioning in the rolling mill at CMC Steel California in Rancho Cucamonga (CA), USA. The scope of supply included the replacement of the drives for Shear 1 and Stand 5-6 using ABB DCS800. Also, the upgrade of the existing automation & control system was performed in order to properly include the interfaces with the new ABB DC Drives. The panel is listed according to UL Electrical Code.


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FAM Ferriera Alto Milanese chooses AIC to upgrade the special profiles rolling mill in Caronno Pertusella (VA), Italy.
After the first project for reheating furnace handling in 2017, FAM Ferriera Alto Milanese SpA has contracted AIC to perform the automation upgrade of the special profiles rolling mill in Caronno Pertusella (VA), Italy.


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AIC successfully completed the replacement of DC Drives at Iton Seine in Bonnières sur Seine (France).
Automazioni Industrial Capitanio successfully completed the replacement of the DC drives suited to drives the Pinch Rolls before the Tempcore in the Bar Rolling Mill.


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AVVISO N°1 Communicazione misure precauzionali per la gestione della situazione creatasi a seguito dei casi accertati di Coronavirus (COVID-19) in regione Lombardia.
In relazione ai casi accertati di Coronavirus (Covid-19) in alcune aree della Regione Lombardia, come Automazioni Industriali Capitanio dobbiamo garantire che tutte le attività lavorative presso i nostri siti vengano svolte nel rispetto dei massimi standard di sicurezza, anche sanitaria.


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AIC upgraded the Siderurgica Sevillana plant in Spain.
AIC completed the commissioning and the digitization of stand converters in the Siderurgica Sevillana rolling mill 2 in Sevilla, Spain.


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AIC completed the modernization at Ferriera Valsabbia in Odolo, Italy.
Automazioni Industriali Capitanio (AIC) has completed the modernization at Ferriera Valsabbia in Odolo (Italy) by improving the Roughing Mill Safety and replacing the Rolling Mill CPU.


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Successful commissioning of the DC Bus drives supply panel at CHS Chicago Heights Steel in Chicago (IL), USA.
Thanks to the coordinated work of AIC and Chicago Heights Steel teams, the commissioning of the DC Bus was completed successfully. As the main benefit, the obsolete equipment previously installed at site that lately created a lot of problems was replaced. The new equipment was integrated in the existing AC450 PLC Logic and interfaced with the existing automation.


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