Dongbei Special Steel commissioned an 80- to 100-MN (meganewton) open-die forging press at its facility in Dalian, Liaoning Province, China. Tool steel, stainless steel and alloyed structural steel can be formed into semi-finished products and sections on the press, which was supplied by Germany’s SMS Meer. Dongbei Special Steel has three additional SMS Meer forging presses currently in operation: a 35- to 40-MN open-die forging press at Fushun Special Steel in Fushun, a 60- to 70-MN open-die forging press at Qiqihar North Forging Steel in Qiqihar City and a hydraulic forging press at Dongbei Special Steel.