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Hertwich Engineering, a company of the SMS group, is active worldwide with design, supply, construction and commissioning of machinery and equipment for the aluminium industry, foremost aluminium casthouses.

TRIMET Essen increases capacity for high-Quality foundry alloys


TRIMET Aluminium SE has reacted to the growing demand for high-quality foundry alloys by investing in a second horizontal casting plant at ist Essen works. Again, Hertwich Engineering, a subsidiary of the SMS Group, has been selected as Equipment supplier.


Hertwich installs a fully automated batch homogenizing plant for rolling slabs at AMAG




As part of its rolling mill Extension, AMAG is also increasing its homogenizing capacity. In 2014 and 2016 three new Hertwich batch homogenizing furnaces have been commissioned. Two more furnaces have already been ordered and will be commissioned at the end of 2016 and early in 2017.



AMAG places an order with Hertwich to supply a single-chamber melting and casting furnace 




The Austria Company AMAG has placed an order with Hertwich Engineering to supply a melting/casting furnace with a capacity of 55,000 tonnes per year including a charging machine. The new furnace is scheduled to begin operating in the middle of 2017.

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TALEX casthouse - successful start of operation 




The new TALEX extrusion plant in Abu Dhabi operates using its own extrusion billet. The casthouse, which started operating in February 2016, was built as a turnkey plant by Hertwich Engineering. After the (now completed) first expansion stage the annual output will be around 30,000 to 40,000 tonnes of extrusion billets.

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