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Green Steel for Sustainable Transformers

Interview with Ulrich Voss, Vice President, Marketing and Sales for Power Transformers, SGB-SMIT; Marcel Hilgers, Head of Sales, Technical Customer…


CO2-reduced electrical steel from thyssenkrupp as a sustainable base material for the energy turnaround: thyssenkrupp Electrical Steel supplies transformer specialist SGB-SMIT with electrical steel for E.ON's new digital stations

  • bluemint® powercore with 50% less CO2 intensity
  • delivery of 50 tons to transformer specialist SGB-SMIT
  • transformers with CO2-reduced electrical…

Royal SMIT Transformers completes the acquisition of DNV’s transformer oil laboratory

The transfer comprises the laboratory, its personnel and the ISO 17025 accreditation. Nijmegen/Arnhem, The Netherlands, 1 October 2021 - Royal SMIT, a…



Managing change with “Dutch Power“ and Royal SMIT

Generating power represents a great challenge for the Netherlands: Until now, up to 90% of the energy is supplied from fossil fuels, like natural gas…


Joint Press Release

"Öko-R-ONT" of SBG Neumark put to practical test at Netze BW

Doubly-innovative transformer in a local network station in the Ravensburg district…


SBG takes the next step

By developing a 4 MVA KFWF regulating transformer, SBG has taken the next step in the consistent implementation of its strategic targets.



Extreme rise in prices for electrical sheet

During the past few months, European transformer manufacturers have been suffering as a result of a sharp rise in purchase prices for electrical sheet…


RETRASIB is now part of the international SGB-SMIT Group

The SGB-SMIT Group has expanded by integrating two new members as "Partners in Power”: the Romanian transformer manufacturer RETRASIB from Sibiu and…


Ecodesign Regulation

COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 548/2014 of 21 May 2014 on implementing Directive 2009/125/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard…


Transformer Manufacturer SMIT can now call itself "Royal“

Courtesy title granted on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the company with a long tradition

Nijmegen, 6 May 2013. On the occasion of the…


OTC Services Inc. becoming part of the SGB-SMIT Group

Louisville. A new chapter in the corporate history of OTC Services Inc. in Louisville/Ohio has begun. The repair plant for power transformers is to…


Storage facility for large transformers

Asset Management for strategic reserves – the business model of the new long-term storage facility for large power transformers at SMIT in Nijmegen.