SMS Group – 150 years of Shaping the Future

SMS Group held an appreciation dinner on August 18 in Ho Chi Minh City to mark the 150th anniversary since its first establishment in Germany. GBA Vice-Chairman Mr. Martin Koerner was honored to attend this special ceremony of GBA member and extend our best wishes on their growing journey in Vietnam.

SMS Group is a family business that became a world market leader in the metals industry with more than 100 locations and 13,500 employees worldwide generate an annual turnover of around 2,8 billion euros. All over the world, SMS group stands for future-oriented technology and outstanding service in plant construction and mechanical engineering for the metals industry. They use their 150 years of experience and unique expertise in metallurgy, industrial processes, and digitalization to create new perspectives for the industry through continuous innovation. 

SMS group has also been opening up growth opportunities outside its traditional industry focus by transferring proven SMS group technology to other sectors which are faced with similar technological challenges. The company has become an increasingly important player in many different sectors – including energy and even port logistics.