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.

The long-standing aluminium rolling mill in Amorebieta, Spain which has been operating under the name Aludium (www.aludium.com) since 2015, has ordered an Ecomelt PS-275 multi chamber melting furnace with preheat shaft for clean and contaminated scrap from Hertwich Engineering, an SMS Group company. This investment sees the plant adapting to the growing amount of recycled material available. The new multi chamber melting furnace will go into operation in spring 2019.

Hertwich sets the trend for combined operation of continuous and batch homogenising furnaces

Hammerer Aluminium Industries Santana S. R. L., based in Santana, Romania  has ordered a second homogenising plant consisting of two batch furnaces, a cooling station and handling equipment from Hertwich Engineering, a subsidiary of the SMS group. Commissioning is scheduled for February 2018.