FCE Licenses Drever Intellectual Property
September 15, 2004
FCE LLC (Huntingdon Valley, Pa.; www.fcellc.com) licensed drawings, patents, know-how and other intellectual property from Drever Co. related to furnace equipment for processes including continuous annealing lines (CAL) and continuous galvanizing lines (CGL) for carbon steel strip and sheet, continuous anneal and pickle lines (APL) and continuous bright annealing lines (BAL) for stainless steel sheet, and plate heat treatment lines (Q&T). FCE was founded by David S. Rohrbaugh and Steven R. Peterson, who worked at Drever for a combined 45 years until Drever closed its U.S. engineering and manufacturing facility in 2002. Their experience and licensing agreement provides FCE with in-depth know-how for Drever's steel mill equipment and processes.