Stahl werke Bremen GmbH, Bremen, Germany, has placed an order with Techint Technologies, Pittsburgh, PA, for a new Techint Italimpianti walking beam furnace with a capacity of 420 t/h. The top and bottom fired furnace will be used for heating slabs in the hot strip mill at Bremen Works. Techint will also supply burners and a Level Two mathematical model for three furnaces (two furnaces are existing). Start-up is scheduled for the first half of 2001.