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Fives aims at increasing the equipment/plants’ performance throughout life cycle.

Aluminium smelter technology have been changing throughout the years, thus calling for significant improvements.

Fives’ experts can assist customers in assessing modernization options. They are able to identify areas in which improvements can bring substantial benefits in terms of performance, reliability, productivity, environment, energy consumption and safety. The objectives are also to cope with new challenges such as amperage increase, new emission regulation and new anode quality (density, Fe content, ...).


Relying on its experience and expertise combined with strong R&D programs, Fives proposes the implementation of a wide range of proven and innovative solutions in order to improve the performance of the plants.

Smart Crane

A shift from reactive support to pro-active maintenance, relying on a “real time” service to improve Overall Equipment Efficiency, including:

  • Notification of machine critical occurrence, at a later stage:predictions
  • Data sharing between operation and maintenance
  • Remote assistance 
  • Dedicated advices from OEM and experts’ reports