StrikoWestofen supplies US carmaker with furnace systems

StrikoWestofen Group, a specialist in energy-efficient melting and dosing furnaces, has been awarded a contract to supply a large US automaker with three systems comprising a Strikomelter aluminium ingot melting furnaces with integrated heat recovery, including all peripheral equipment.

The large-scale project is scheduled to begin operation in Spring 2013 and is StrikoWestofen’s first project for the US carmaker. The plant is located near Mexico City, Mexico.

The furnace systems will be used for engine block and cylinder-head casting.