Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Q&A with John Ludeman

Advanced Heat Treat Corp recently renewed its Nadcap accreditation in heat treating. Why was this important? It is important to Advanced Heat Treat to have...

Q&A with Dante Molle

What does Aerospace Compliance Software (ACS) do for the heat-treat industry? The goal of ACS is to streamline the process of completing and managing your...

Q&A with Joe Coleman

What Is CMMC 2.0? CMMC stands for Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification. CMMC 2.0 is a contractual requirement for any non-federal organization or system that is...

Q&A with Trevor Jones

Solar Manufacturing recently received a patent (#11,815,403) for an improved vacuum furnace control thermocouple design. What makes this improved design important? Solar Manufacturing and Solar...

Q&A with Mike Grande

Wisconsin Oven recently shipped a horizontal spray quench furnace to C/A Design in Dover, New Hampshire. What makes quenching important to this company? Any time...

Q&A with Eric Kemperman

How can Etchform say it is the market leader in titanium etching? Our process is one that we developed ourselves from the ground up....

Q&A with Susan Heinauer

Thermal Processing welcomes its newest sales representative to its staff, Susan Heinauer. She has more than 20 years of experience in sales and promises...

Q&A with Jeff Rissman

You’re the lead author on the report, “Thermal Batteries: Decarbonizing U.S. Industry While Supporting A High-Renewables Grid.” What is your background, and what were...

Q&A with Sławomir Woźniak

You recently attended ThermProcess in Dusseldorf. What kind of reactions to your products did you get from the attendees? It was quite a good event...

Q&A with Brian Kelly

The Industrial Heating Equipment Association (IHEA) recently announced its 2023-2024 board of directors and executive officers. Taking over as president is Brian Kelly of...

Q&A with Diane Haggerty

What makes PowderMet2023 and AMPM2023 important events within the industry? As the premier powder metallurgy (PM) events in the Americas, the annual PowderMet (International Conference...

Q&A with Niall Sweeney

In which particular product area has Super Systems observed an increase in demand over the past couple of years? One particular area we have experienced...

Q&A with Matt Clinite

Tell us about Ipsen U and what it can do for heat treaters.  The Ipsen U class provides a great learning experience for everyone from...

Q&A with Ed VanNoord

Tell us about yourself and Heraeus. I have worked for Heraeus now for almost 14 years supporting customers with the design and build of infrared...

Q&A with Mike Loepke

What is Qmulus, and why did Nitrex feel the need to develop it? Qmulus is a holistic IOT solution with the aim to facilitate and...

Tom Hart

What is Pit LPC, and what went into its development? Pit LPC, or low-pressure carburizing, is an alternate method of low-pressure carburizing, and it’s conducted...

Q&A with Brian Kelly

What do you do at Honeywell? I’m part of Honeywell Thermal Solutions. We’re a group of companies that Honeywell has acquired over the last couple...

Q&A with Dr. Mark Cross

The automotive industry is continually pushing new boundaries. Advancements in engineering technology show no signs of slowing down with increasing developments in manufacturing processes....

Q&A with John Ludeman

Advanced Heat Treat Corp. (AHT) recently renewed its Nadcap accreditation in heat treating. What makes the Nadcap accreditation important to what AHT does? Nadcap is...

Q&A with Kendall DeVane

Thermal Processing welcomes its newest sales representative to its staff, Kendall DeVane. He has 20 years of experience in sales and promises to bring...

Q&A with Tom Baldock

What you do at Guill Tool? My responsibilities here are for sales in the aerospace area. I’ve been in sales most of my adult life,...

Q&A with David Hamling

What’s a typical week like for you at ZIRCAR Ceramics? I drive the company’s sales and marketing efforts and usually begin my day with a...

Q&A with Peter Caine

What is your role with HeatTek and what’s a typical week like? My position at HeatTek is director of Custom Products. Our custom products division...

Q&A with Lauren Jones

Why is it important to invest in the future of heat-treating? Nearly every metal component undergoes some type of heat-treating application. Vacuum furnaces contribute to...

Q&A with Mark Ratliff

What’s a typical week like for you at Avion? On Mondays, we’ll have a production meeting with all the employees involved. We’re a small company...

Q&A with Jeff Marshall

What does Metallurgical High Vacuum Corporation do for the industry? We remanufacture pumps. That’s probably the core of our business, but that’s changing because of...

Q&A with Heat Treat 21 attendees

HEAT TREAT 2021 is scheduled to hit St. Louis, Missouri, September 14-16. The show will bring thousands of industry experts and insiders to the...

Q&A with Tim Donofrio

Can-Eng Furnaces was recently awarded two contracts for its high-capacity line of mesh belt fastener heat treatment systems. What made this system ideal for...

Q&A with Chuck Faulkner

What makes attending Heat Treat 2021 an important activity for heat treaters? ASM Heat Treat 2021 is one of the premier events globally for the...

Q&A with Tom Schulz

What makes the L&L model XLE214 floor standing box furnace ideal for the aerospace industry? L&L Special Furnace has grown to establish a major...

Q&A with Steve Mueller

Now that you are with Linde, what’s a typical day like for you? We (Praxair) merged with Linde, and we are now all under the...

Q&A with Joe Grein

Tell our readers a little bit about Thermalogic. At Thermalogic, we’re celebrating our 50th year in business this year. We were founded in 1971 in...

Q&A with Turgay Ozan

Busch Vacuum Solutions USA, one of the largest manufacturers of vacuum pumps, blowers, compressors, and systems, has acquired Jennings Associates Inc., a distributor for...

Q&A with Andrew Bassett

You recently launched your Aerospace Compliance Software. How does it work? Aerospace Compliance Software is a brainchild of ours. The software eliminates human errors of...

Q&A with John Niggle

What’s a typical week like for you at Pelican Wire? Pelican is a custom wire manufacturer, and for that reason, it is a little difficult...

Q&A with Stephen Harris

Tell us about the new Bodycote Elgin, Illinois, facility. When did it become fully operational? We are very pleased to announce that our brand-new Elgin...

Q&A with Andrew Storey

What’s a typical week like for you? I’m the technical person who works on a specific group of products on the sales side of...

Q&A with Trevor Jones

As a quick refresher, remind our readers of Solar Manufacturing’s role in the heat-treat industry? Solar Manufacturing is a premier vacuum furnace manufacturer that specializes...

Q&A with Shlok Sundaresh

What is your role at TS USA? I joined TS USA, HEF Group, in 2014 as a process engineer for its Springfield, Ohio, facility. As...

Q&A with Tom Morrison

When did you make the decision to take FNA virtual? Our Executive Committee has been meeting weekly since April when COVID-19 really started to take...