Operational for more than 30 years, Midrex Technologies is an international process engineering and technology company. It offers shaft and rotary hearth furnace-based technologies. The company specializes in the direct reduction process that converts iron ore into high-purity direct reduced iron for use in steelmaking, ironmaking and foundry applications. Its brands and technologies include the FASTMET, FASTMELT, ITmk3, HOTLINK System, MEGAMODS, KWIKSTEEL and COREX. Midrex Technologies capabilities include project management, raw material testing, laboratory analysis, and process, mechanical, power, control system and structural engineering. It is a part of the Kobe Steel family of companies. Midrex Technologies has partnerships with Siemens VAI, K ppern Equipment and Core Furnace Systems.