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Quality Alliance

The "Quality Alliance" is a modern network of technology ventures that develop and deliver high quality systems and solutions for quality assurance and quality control to the international steel and aluminum industry.

By continuous information exchange as well as coordinated and matched interfaces, protocols, philosophies etc. we generate additional benefits for our customers.

Regularly organised workshops about perspective developments within the steel industry assure advanced technological information of all participating companies. Cooperation and common developments and technological solution concepts are clear objectives of our network while all partners continue to enhance their individual solutions in their markets.

Network partners:

AMETEK Surface Vision


AMETEK Surface Vision is the world's leader in automated online surface inspection solutions. We have a broad product portfolio that is optimized for web and surface inspection and monitoring and process surveillance applications. 

Our portfolio includes three distinct product lines: SmartView®, SmartAdvisor®, and VisionGear™, and each uniquely enables our customers to inspect the surfaces of materials processed in a continuous fashion across the Metals, Paper, Plastics, Nonwovens and Glass industries.





Machinery and Service for Strip Processing Lines and Cold Rolling Mills

DUMA-BANDZINK for over 40 years has been offering an elaborate product palette for surface layer application and surface layer definition on metal strips in the sector of high quality strip processing and cold rolling. Customers all over the world have been thoroughly profiting from these solutions.

Our portfolio covers manufacturing of new machinery and equipment for the steel and aluminium industry and reaches out to modernisation, revamping of existing lines and mills.


EMG Automation GmbH

EMG Automation GmbH: Flexible, individually tailored system solutions to optimise the quality of your processes and products

As a long-established company and global market leader with more than 70 years of experience, EMG Automation GmbH offers its customers complete solutions for their individual requirements. The consultation, joint planning and intensive support measures we provide for our customers right up to the commissioning phase play a decisive role in addition to our purely technical products. In this respect, we focus on process automation and visualisation, as well as on process control and monitoring aspects.

With our high-quality strip guiding systems we provide our customers with safe, low-maintenance and technically advanced components, as well as complete solutions which optimally support their respective technological manufacturing process.   

The innovative quality assurance systems from EMG Automation continuously optimise our customers' manufacturing processes and consequently increase production and product quality. We thereby enable our customers to satisfy the ever-growing demands on their end product.


HAINZL Industriesysteme GmbH

Hainzl provides systems for fluid technology, automation and building services engineering. The company is mainly active in the fields of energy and power plant technology, renewable energy technology, metal production and processing, mechanical and plant engineering, special vehicle construction and technical building equipment. 


LDV Laser- und Lichtsysteme GmbH

Lighting systems and laser Dopplers 

LDV Laser- und Lichtsysteme GmbH supplies lighting systems for visual surface inspection as well as laser Dopplers for speed and length measurement.

Through the effective use of the light as a working medium, our patented lighting systems enable a faster and clearer identification of surface defects. As a separate division in LDV Laser- und Lichtsysteme GmbH, the products for visual surface examination are incorporated under the name iLux-Lichtsysteme (iLux lighting systems).

Speed differences in rolling mill application are measured by high precision Velemeter® systems. The measurement results are used for mass flow application as well as for elongation ratio measurement in cold and hot mill environment.


MESACON Messelektronik GmbH

Measuring Systems for Thickness Measurement 

For more than sixty years Mesacon have designed, developed and manufactured thickness measurement systems for a variety of applications and materials. We provide systems for simple thickness measurement (centre line measurement), traversing profile measurement and complex Multi Channel Profile gauges including Flatness-, width and speed measurement. Our systems can be used on hot mills, cold mills, foil mills, processing and finishing lines, measuring Steel, Aluminium and Non-Ferrous materials

For paint and galvanizing lines, MESACON Messelektronik supplies layer thickness gauges based on Isotope backscattering or X-ray fluorescence principle.

Built to meet your specific requirements and considering your operational conditions, we offer complete modular measuring systems, or upgrades of existing measuring systems.




Pauly GmbH & Co. KG

Everything under control with system solutions from PSR Pauly

PSR pauly are a team of experts for system solutions in control-and closed loop systems. We are here for our custom tailored AGC (Automatic Gauge Control) systems and related products for the Metal industries.

Your reliable engineering partner for embedded solutions in Hard-Software and System integration.

With us your system solutions are in the best hands. Get to know our range of services!


QuinLogic GmbH

Quality Execution Systems (QES) 

QuinLogic is one of the most innovative German ‘Industry 4.0′ companies. To enable industrial mass production and at the same time highest flexibility, QuinLogic has developed software products by applying latest generation of computing power and storage capabilities. Based on this technical evolution, the experienced team of QuinLogic provides an “easy to use” quality assurance solution for steel and aluminum mills. It is already in daily operation in several high end flat rolling mills worldwide.

The QuinLogic Software secures reliable slab/plate/coil quality for the challenging markets e.g. for automotive-, airplanes-, wind energy-, high strength- and wear resistant material grades. And it also provides proactive support, to immediately address production problems and therefore minimize deficiencies in customer products. Its seamless communication interfaces to existing MES, ERP and gauging systems allows fully integrated systems in all existing but also new production lines.



Shapeline AB

Optical flatness measurement systems

Shapeline is a supplier of systems for flatness measurement within the global steel and metals industries. Shapeline creates great value for our clients through the combination of unique technology and application knowledge. With flatness measurements systems in production lines we enable quick and accurate decision-making, 100 % automatic quality assurance and process improvement and control.

Our applications include hot rolling, as well as strip and plate process lines.



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