Hertwich Engineering received an order from Austria’s Hammerer Aluminium Industries (HAI) for the supply of a batch homogenizing furnace for the company’s existing cast house. The furnace, which is designed for extra-long holding times to process a range of special alloys, has a capacity of 43 tons. Billet diameters range from 153-381 mm (6-15 inches), and billet length is 7 meters (23 feet). Commissioning is scheduled for next month. Hertwich Engineering is a business unit of SMS Meer.