Consolidated Engineering Co. (CEC), Kennesaw, Ga. ( signed a contract with PAT Dalian, a subsidiary of PBR International, to install a three-position continuous roller-hearth furnace in its Dalian, China aluminum casting production facility. The furnace will enable PAT Dalian to solution heat treat and age its brake calipers directly after casting, making the manufacture of its braking systems more efficient. The furnace will support a continuous throughput of cast brake components for solution treatment at 535ºC and aging at 70ºC.