Advanced Combustion Inc. (ACI), Concord, Ontario, Canada ( completed the purchase of the intellectual property, brand name, and assets of Canefco Ltd. (Markham, Ontario, Canada). The new company, ACI-CANEFCO, combines over 80 years of experience in the design and manufacture of heat-processing equipment for the steel, aluminum, and other related industries. ACI-CANEFCO will offer tundish pre-heaters and dryers, ladle pre-heaters and mine heaters, nickel and cobalt sintering lines under hydrogen atmosphere, as well as aluminum melting and holding furnaces, homogenizing centers with automated load handling systems, coil and foil annealing furnaces, melting/holding furnaces, solution heat treat lines for aluminum engine blocks, cylinder heads, aluminum wheels, and chip melting systems. In order to provide continuity to existing customers, the company has established spare parts and technical service departments.