Hertwich Engineering received an order from Slovenia’s Impol, a supplier of forgings and rolled products, for a stationary melting furnace and charging equipment for a melting rate of 6-8 tons per hour. The equipment will be part of a new casting plant for rolling ingots due to start operation in May 2018. The 35-ton melting furnace is equipped for the use of standard primary and secondary cast materials as well as process scrap and slightly contaminated scrap from the market. Regenerative burners are used to optimize energy consumption. Hertwich Engineering is a company of the SMS group.