Andritz received an order to supply two continuous furnace plants for two new hot-dip galvanizing lines at Tangshan Iron and Steel Group in China. The two lines will have a combined annual total capacity of 670,000 tons and are designed to produce high-strength steel grade for the automotive industry. Start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2017. The furnaces are fitted with highly efficient low-NOx burners. Both lines are designed to handle strip with thicknesses ranging from 0.18-3.0 millimeters and widths from 850-1,600 millimeters.