Midrex Technologies, Inc. is an international process engineering and technology company providing steelmakers with commercially proven solutions for greater profitability and has been the leading innovator and technology supplier for the direct reduction of iron ore for more than 40 years. The company offers eco-friendly technologies for ironmaking that provide high productivity, outstanding product quality, and cost competitiveness. Midrex has built its foundation upon the MIDREX® Direct Reduction Process that converts iron ore into high-purity direct reduced iron (DRI) and hot briquetted iron (HBI) for use in steelmaking, ironmaking, and foundry applications. Each year, MIDREX® Plants produce about 60 percent of the world's DRI and over 80% of the worlds DRI produced by means other than rotary kilns.
Midrex is owned by Kobe Steel Ltd. of Tokyo, Japan and works closely with them and other world leading technology and equipment suppliers including Primetals Technologies, Limited (formally Siemens VAI), Paul Wurth S.A. and the SMS Group, Aumund Fördertechnik GmbH, and Maschinenfabrik Köppern GmbH & Co. KG to assure we develop and deliver the best DRI solutions to the market.