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SMW possesses unique expertise in production of large-size wrought components in high-strength light alloys.

Innovative coating process for Mg components is under development

We’re pleased to announce that our project “Innovative and Efficient Coating Development For Magnesium Components” has received funding from The Central Finance and Contracting Agency under European Union Funds Program for European Regional Development Fund support for practical research. More […]

3D printing capability expansion

SMW is expanding its 3D printing capabilities, in both – Selective Laser Melting and Laser-Cladding. Standard and proprietary alloys are deployed as feedstock (various materials): stainless steel and aluminium and titanium and bronze. Magnesium-based feedstock is to be commercially available […]

SMW electromagnetic shielding project supported by Latvian MoD

SMW Wheels receives a grant from the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Latvia to develop a lightweight shielding material to protect various types of vehicles from electromagnetic weapons, such as EMP and DEW. The panels being developed by […]

SMW Wheels in Geneva 2019

SMW wheels were displayed at the Geneva Motor Show 2019. SMW logo was seen on the wheels of two supercars: Rimac and Engler. Additionally, a forged magnesium wheel was proudly displayed suspended on a minimalistic wooden stand of proprietary design […]

SMW featured in PRI

SMW received coverage on pages 86-89 in the March 2019 issue of PRI Magazine. Available online. Click here to read.

SMW develops high-strength Al-Mg-Sc alloy wire for 3D printing

SMW Wheels (dba SMW Engineering) develops high-strength Al-Mg-Sc alloy wire as feedstock for various additive manufacturing processes. First orders for parts are received from several MotoGP teams. Earlier in 2018, SMW jointly with LKR of Austrian Institute of Technology has […]

SMW Wheels for Dubai Police Beast Patrol

SMW wheels built for the world’s most advanced police vehicle: Dubai Police Beast Patrol, created in collaboration with W Motors and Safe City Group.

SMW Wheels for Rimac C Two

SMW-made wheels on Rimac C Two best in class eHypercar at Pebble Beach Monterey Car week in California this week.  

FS Team Tallinn

SMW successfully assisted FS Team Tallinn to improve their performance by supplying semi-finished components having higher strength properties. The Team finished them in-house – achieving lighter parts on a low budget.

SMW Wheels at SEMA

These forged wheels were created by SMW for the HyperCar Development’s edition of McLaren and debuted at the SEMA Auto Show in Las Vegas. Unique HFC design is optimized to bring McLaren performance to a new level, while still maintaining […]

Magnesium Wheels R&D project

Negotiations are underway to initiate large scale R&D project jointly with several automotive OEMs: “In-depth study of Magnesium Wheels Environmental, Safety and Economic benefits”. EU funding application is scheduled for submission in early 2019. Project consortium is to include truck […]

AeroFML R&D Project

Airbus confirms support for the joint R&D project aiming to develop large-sized AeroFML components. FML refers to fiber metal laminates, composite materials constructed by interlacing thin metal layers and fiber reinforced adhesives. SMWE is close to successfully accomplishing a challenging […]