Fives is an international industrial engineering group, whose activity in the steel industry dates back to 1867. Today, the Steel division of Fives covers the offer in carbon, stainless and silicon sectors in flat, long product, tube and pipe, and in rolling and strip processing. Fives offers process expertise, technical and metallurgical consulting; strip processing line design and supply; mechanical, thermal and induction technologies and proprietary equipment; surface treatment solutions; electrical and automation systems; and a full range of services: upgrade, modernization, repairs, training, assistance, feasibility studies.
Since its foundation, Fives has always put innovation at the core of its development strategy, by investing into R&D to design and create pioneering technologies that meet the performance requirements of industrial companies in a broad range of sectors. Fives has also adopted a collaborative approach, built on partnerships and joint ventures with public and private players (start-ups, major groups, laboratories and research bodies, universities, etc.) to contribute to building the factories of the future.
Today’s plants are becoming "smart" and more agile. Fives combines its process expertise with digital tools to offer industrial companies solutions that facilitate production system management and maintenance: data and flow management, modelling and simulation of production line equipment, digital control and robotization. Digital technologies are used from a design phase to the start-up, offering greater flexibility during operation, thanks to data provided by smart sensors that enables production to be adapted in real time to requirements and resources.