U.S. STEEL Kosice awarded SMS DEMAG in Germany an order for the installation of a new silicon annealing and coating line (Dynamo Line #3), including the supply of a new generation of decarburizing/recrystallization multipurpose furnace as well as the coating section process equipment. The proposed technologies are adapted to future demands which include, among various developments, the supply of a ceramic radiant tube furnace with on-off burners, dynamic control of various atmospheres (dry or wet) containing between 5 to 75% hydrogen combined with Stein Heurtey's furnace control system. Start-up of the new facility is expected to take place in April 2004.