After 25 years as managing director of Hertwich Engineering, Franz Niedermair has retired. His successor as managing director is Dipl. Ing. Stefan Pelech.
Hertwich Engineering, a subsidiary of the SMS group, received an order from Hydro Extrusion Lichtervelde NV for the supply of a multi-chamber melting furnace Ecomelt-PS200 including skimming machine. The plant with a melting capacity of 60,000 tons per year will be installed in the casthouse in Ghlin, Belgium. Commissioning is scheduled for the first half of 2019.