FLSmidth says it sold 31 new vertical roller mills

Denmark: FLSmidth says it sold 31 new vertical roller mills (VRM) in 2018 for all grinding applications. The combined cement grinding capacity of its OK Mills VRM product line grew by over 38% year-on-year to 3145t/hr in 2018 from 2270t/hr in 2017. The average grinding capacity per sale of OK Mills for the cement industry grew by almost 10% to 225t/hr from 206t/hr. The Danish equipment manufacturer installed its first OK Mill in 1982. To the end of 2018 it has sold 184 mills. It has supplied VRMs to 67 countries around the world since the OK Mill launched. Since the start of 2017 OK Mills have been sold in Indonesia, the Philippines, Algeria, Turkey, the UK, Pakistan, Nigeria, Kenya, Peru, Cuba, India, Nepal, Algeria and Egypt. Shah Cement in Bangladesh inaugurated in 2018 an 81-6 OK Mill, the world’s largest vertical roller mill for cement grinding. It featuring six rollers and an 8.1m diameter grinding table.