AFC-Holcroft, a member of the Aichelin Group and global leader in the thermal processing equipment industry, today announced a strategic partnership with Sanken Sangyo, a Japanese based leader in the thermal processing equipment industry.
As part of a management reorganization, AFC-Holcroft has announced Tracy Dougherty and Ronald Waligora will share leadership responsibility as dual Chief Operating Officers. Dougherty, formerly Vice President of Sales, has been named Chief Operating Offi [...]
Disler Steps Down, New Management Team Named. William Disler, President and CEO at AFC-Holcroft, has announced that he is stepping down from the company, effective March 30, 2023.
On a recent Saturday morning, AFC-Holcroft invited employees and their families, company retirees and invited guests, to view the newly renovated building as part of an Open House.
Wixom, Michigan, November 2022 - Following an extensive, nearly yearlong full facility remodel, AFC-Holcroft held a formal Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at their World Headquarters building in Wixom, Michigan.
On our floor now are a MBA mesh belt austemper line for austempering stamped metal components, two new UBQ line with ancillaries – one for an automotive supplier and another for a commercial heat treater; two standalone UBQ’s - one for a commercial heat t [...]
A major Midwestern U.S. supplier of agricultural and lawn equipment has recently purchased a complete Batch Austemper facility from AFC-Holcroft. The complete line consists of two of AFC-Holcroft’s UBQA (Universal Batch Quench-Austemper) units along with [...]
Quenching is typically associated with oil, water, or high pressure gas quenching. But Bill Disler from AFC-Holcroft suggests that we not forget about salt quenching. It is good and it is green. Listen as he and Heat Treat Radio host, Doug Glenn, walk thr [...]
Commercial heat treater Specialty Steel Treating in Fraser, Michigan (USA) has invested in new AFC-Holcroft UBQ (Universal Batch Quench) furnace and a UBTN (Universal Batch Temper) annealing furnace as companion equipment, as part of a larger multi-year e [...]
In support of its continued growth, Modern Heat Treat, a commercial heat treating operation located in Richland Hills, Texas (USA), has added several additional UBQ (Universal Batch Quench) furnaces and companion equipment to its installed base. Several n [...]
A Midwestern facility of a US-based leader in the manufacture of safety-critical fasteners and assembly solutions has purchased a new MB48-120 mesh belt furnace from AFC-Holcroft.
Mincon Group, headquartered in Shannon, Ireland, has purchased 2 separate, complete batch style integral quench heat treatment lines from AFC-Holcroft.
Amsted Rail®, a global leader in fully integrated freight car systems for the heavy haul rail market has added a new, complete AFC-Holcroft UBH line to meet a growing need for additional heat treatment capacity. This latest purchase includes a batch style [...]
Peters’ Heat Treating, Inc., headquartered in Meadville, Pennsylvania (USA), has invested in a new UBQ (Universal Batch Quench) integral quench furnace and two 1400°F gas fired UBT temper furnaces for their headquarters facility. This new furnace equipmen [...]
Rotor Clip, a global manufacturer of retaining rings, wave springs and self-compensating hose clamps, has purchased a complete AFC-Holcroft batch carburizing and austempering line.
Robust bookings in 2017 are leading to a strong order backlog at AFC-Holcroft for the foreseeable future.
Commercial heat treater Mid-South Metallurgical located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA has purchased new AFC-Holcroft furnace equipment to increase their production capability.
A leading global automotive supplier of systems and components has purchased a new roller hearth annealing furnace from AFC-Holcroft. The new equipment will be installed in the Southeast region of the United States, where the same plant has been runni [...]
A European-based multi-national supplier of forgings for the automotive industry has brought their heat treatment process in-house by investing in an AFC-Holcroft automated non-atmosphere batch heat treatment line to be delivered to an American facilit [...]
At its October Fall Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee, the Metal Treating Institute (MTI), the world’s largest network of heat treaters in the world, recognized AFC-Holcroft from Wixom, Michigan with the Associate Member of the Year Award.
Acquisition of Atmosphere Group, holding company of AFC-Holcroft finalized
A Tier 1 automotive supplier located in the Midwest has placed (2) orders with AFC-Holcroft for the supply of heat treating equipment related to the processing of aluminum.
Parker Trutec, Inc. in Springfield, Ohio has added a 4th UBQ 36-48-36 universal batch integral quench furnace to an existing line. This latest furnace will be equipped for carburizing, and will be made CQI-9 Compliant. The equipment is scheduled fo [...]
AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. Subsidiary ALD Vacuum Technologies Expands Market Presence in North America
AFC-Holcroft has named sales representative company Southern Thermal Systems to a territory covering Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Kansas. Southern Thermal Systems was started in 1995 as a manufacturer’s sales representative agency, [...]
Paulo, a commercial heat treater headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, has purchased two (2) new Universal Batch Quench (UBQ) furnaces from AFC-Holcroft, to be installed at their Kansas City Division.
A leading global automotive supplier has placed an order with AFC-Holcroft for a rebuild/retrofit of an existing Pusher Furnace line, along with contract additions for companion ancillary equipment, as part of a multi-phase project.
A large stamping manufacturer has ordered a mesh belt austempering furnace system from AFC-Holcroft. This is the 5th AFC-Holcroft austemper furnace line at the facility.
Canadian auto parts supplier Linamar Gear located in Guelph, Ontario has expanded their manufacturing capacity with the addition of a new AFC-Holcroft UBQ (“Universal Batch Quench”) batch furnace facility. This order represents the 26th and 27th UBQ [...]
A major international supplier of vehicle powertrains has purchased a stress relief furnace from AFC-Holcroft, for a manufacturing facility in located in Turkey.
Fastenal Company, North America’s largest distributor of industrial and construction materials such as screws, bolts, and fasteners, has purchased a complete UBQ (Universal Batch Quench) furnace line from AFC-Holcroft. The equipment will be instal [...]
Specialty Steel Treating, a commercial heat treater with locations in Michigan and Connecticut, is adding a new AFC-Holcroft UBQ(Universal Batch Quench) integral quench furnace to their Fraser, Michigan, USA operation.
A global Tier One automotive supplier has placed an order with AFC-Holcroft for a production gas modernization project involving the purchase of new multiple-retort E-Z Series endothermic generators.The facility receiving the equipment is located in [...]
SONA BLW Precision Forge, located in Selma, North Carolina, USA, has purchased a new AFC-Holcroft UBQ (Universal Batch Quench) furnace and support equipment for their existing heat treating facility.
Joy Global in Franklin, Pennsylvania has added a new AFC-Holcroft automated batch integral quench system.
High Temp Furnaces Ltd., Bangalore, India, under license from AFC-Holcroft, has recently shipped a new design CAAB® furnace to one of the largest radiator manufacturers in Mumbai, India.
AFC-Holcroft is pleased to announce the recent installation of CAAB™ furnace for a division of a prestigious, multi-national corporation. The installation was delivered to the customer’s facility located in China and will be used in the production [...]
Linamar, a multi-national supplier of automotive components, assemblies and castings, has purchased a new Batch Integral Quench System from AFC-Holcroft.
AFC-Holcroft is pleased to name William Disler as President & CEO, effective December, 2012. In his new position as President & CEO of AFC-Holcroft, Disler will report to Gary Dawson, formerly President & CEO of AFC-Holcroft, who retains his role [...]