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Automotive Powertrain Supplier to Install AFC-Holcroft Stress Relief Furnace in Turkey

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49630 Pontiac Trail
Wixom, MI, 48393

Press release date: August 1, 2014

A major international supplier of vehicle powertrains has purchased a stress relief furnace from AFC-Holcroft, for a manufacturing facility in located in Turkey.

The equipment, a belt type recirculating nitrogen atmosphere stress relief furnace, is designed to stress relieve engine components. This new furnace is part of a complete manufacturing line, which includes automatic loading and unloading.

The equipment is designed to operate at 600C (1112F), with a temperature uniformity of better than +/- 10F.

This order represents the fifth stress relief furnace unit this customer has purchased from AFC-Holcroft, duplicating earlier furnace units purchased. Previous installations are running production in Poland and Mexico. This fifth replica unit is the first to be delivered to Turkey.

Commented Marc Ruetsch, “As many multi-national manufacturers began moving their production to Turkey, AFC-Holcroft also increased activity to support new growth. We anticipate more industry investment in this region, and Turkey is a significant part of our global plan.”

Built by AFC-Holcroft’s manufacturing partner MATTSA in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, the equipment will be hot tested prior to dismantling for shipping. Delivery/installation expected in the second quarter of 2015.

About AFC-Holcroft:
AFC-Holcroft is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of heat treating furnaces. The legacy companies that comprise AFC-Holcroft have a combined 225+ years of thermal processing experience. The company manufactures turn-key heat treating systems for applications including commercial heat treating, bearings, automotive, aerospace, mining, military, aluminum heat treatment, gear manufacturing, fastener manufacturing, and alternative energy industries.

AFC-Holcroft, headquartered in the United States, has a global reach with direct sales coverage in North America and worldwide, while AFC-Holcroft Europe serves major industrial markets in Germany, France, and other European locations. AFC-Holcroft’s Asian Operations manages partners in China, India, South Korea, and other countries in the region, and the company also extends into markets in Australia, Brazil, Mexico, Poland, Russia, and Spain, through relationships with partners, many of whom have manufacturing capability.

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For More Information:
J. Ciszewski

AFC Holcroft
49630 Pontiac Trail
Wixom, MI 48393
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