Bricmont Inc. has been awarded a contract to supply a dual-line tunnel roller-hearth furnace to heat slabs for the thin-strip production line of Shanghai Meishan Iron & Steel Co. of Nanjing, China. Bricmont will provide engineering, materials, procurement and field services for the furnaces, which are scheduled for completion by Oct. 1, 2010.

The furnace is the fifth of this type designed by Bricmont in China to process jumbo slab lengths for semi-continuous rolling. Bricmont, an Inductotherm Group Company, designs and installs engineered thermal-processing equipment for metal-industry applications.