Siemens MT has acquired the US engineering company FCE, LLC, headquartered in Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, USA.

Founded in 2003, FCE provides core sales, engineering, equipment supply and project management expertise in strip and plate heat treating furnaces.

FCE furnace product lines includes Drever Company technology and references for continuous strip galvanizing and annealing, and plate quench and temper lines. The F&D Furnaces product lines include quench & temper furnaces for API pipe and tube for the fast growing global energy markets as well as specialized heating furnaces for bar, plate and billets, large stress relieving furnaces, and also motor lamination lines.

FCE will become the global centre of competence for reheating furnaces within Siemens Metals Technologies. The company will continue to operate from its Pennsylvania location with around 20 employees who will be all integrated into the Siemens business structure.