AFC-Holcroft

Specialty Steel Treating Invests in New Afc-Holcroft Equipment as Part of Multi-year Program
Thermal & Heating Equipment

Specialty Steel Treating Invests in New Afc-Holcroft Equipment as Part of Multi-year Program

(April, 2019) 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 equipment standardization program intended to replace older equipment provided by another supplier. The UBQ and UBT are near...

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Modern Heat Treat Further Expands Production Capability with New Afc-Holcroft Integral Quench Batch Furnace Equipment
Thermal & Heating Equipment

Modern Heat Treat Further Expands Production Capability with New Afc-Holcroft Integral Quench Batch Furnace Equipment

(March, 2019) 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 new equipment orders were placed with AFC-Holcroft months apart throughout the year in 2018, adding similar equipment to that...

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Global Fastener Manufacturer Purchases New AFC-Holcroft Mesh Belt Furnace
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Global Fastener Manufacturer Purchases New AFC-Holcroft Mesh Belt Furnace

(March, 2019) 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. The new equipment will replace an older AFC-Holcroft installation. The new mesh belt furnace will integrate with existing companion equipment such as a loading system, pre- and post-wash systems, oil...

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Mincon Group to install AFC-Holcroft Batch Furnace Lines on Two Continents
Thermal & Heating Equipment

Mincon Group to install AFC-Holcroft Batch Furnace Lines on Two Continents

(August, 2018): Mincon Group, headquartered in Shannon, Ireland, has purchased 2 separate, complete batch style integral quench heat treatment lines from AFC-Holcroft. The equipment will be utilized for the heat treatment of components such as those used in heavy industries like mining and drilling. The both batch furnace lines have features designed to reduce distortion of the products being...

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Amsted Rail® Purchases AFC-Holcroft Furnace Line
Thermal & Heating Equipment

Amsted Rail® Purchases AFC-Holcroft Furnace Line

(July, 2018) 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 carburizing furnace, two expansion modules to increase endothermic generator gas output, a rotary hearth reheat furnace for...

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Global Automotive Supplier Invests in New AFC-Holcroft Heat Treating Equipment
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Global Automotive Supplier Invests in New AFC-Holcroft Heat Treating Equipment

(March, 2017) 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 running production using two Holcroft brand roller hearth annealers since the late 1990’s. The new roller hearth furnace will be similar...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Automotive Tier One Supplier Orders AFC-Holcroft Heat Treat Equipment to Process Aluminum Products

June, 2016: 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. The first order will consist of a Roller Hearth Homogenizing Furnace for processing aluminum products. The complete system includes a multi-position loading table, a multiposition furnace, cooling station and...

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HVAC

Automotive Supplier Invests in New Afc-Holcroft Pusher Equipment, Rebuilds Existing Furnace Lines

A leading global automotive supplier has placed an order with AFCHolcroft 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. The first phase rebuild/retrofit portion involves restoration of an existing 3-Row pusher furnace line including: Pusher furnace with Quench, Postwasher, Temper...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Automotive Supplier Invests in New AFC-Holcroft Pusher Equipment, Rebuilds Existing Furnace Lines

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. The first phase rebuild/retrofit portion involves restoration of an existing 3-Row pusher furnace line including: Pusher furnace with Quench, Postwasher, Temper...

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Company News

AFC-Holcroft European Operations Move to Poland

(March, 2020) AFC-Holcroft, headquartered in Wixom, Michigan, USA, will be moving its European satellite office, presently located in Delémont, Switzerland, to Swiebodzin, Poland. The move was necessitated by the pending retirement of Marc Ruetsch, the current Director of European Operations, who has announced he is stepping down in mid-2020. The new Director of European Operations, Marek...

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Specialty Steel Treating Invests in New Afc-Holcroft Equipment as Part of Multi-year Program
Thermal & Heating Equipment

Specialty Steel Treating Invests in New Afc-Holcroft Equipment as Part of Multi-year Program

(April, 2019) 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 equipment standardization program intended to replace older equipment provided by another supplier. The UBQ and UBT are near...

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Modern Heat Treat Further Expands Production Capability with New Afc-Holcroft Integral Quench Batch Furnace Equipment
Thermal & Heating Equipment

Modern Heat Treat Further Expands Production Capability with New Afc-Holcroft Integral Quench Batch Furnace Equipment

(March, 2019) 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 new equipment orders were placed with AFC-Holcroft months apart throughout the year in 2018, adding similar equipment to that...

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Global Fastener Manufacturer Purchases New AFC-Holcroft Mesh Belt Furnace
Thermal & Heating Equipment

Global Fastener Manufacturer Purchases New AFC-Holcroft Mesh Belt Furnace

(March, 2019) 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. The new equipment will replace an older AFC-Holcroft installation. The new mesh belt furnace will integrate with existing companion equipment such as a loading system, pre- and post-wash systems, oil...

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Tracy Dougherty Named Vice President of Sales at AFC-Holcroft

(October, 2018): Tracy Dougherty has been named Vice President of Sales at AFCHolcroft. The announcement was made by William Disler, President and CEO. According to Disler, “Tracy has a genuine ability of keeping the best interest of both AFC-Holcroft and our customers in mind as he deals with day to day activities within our group. This promotion will further reinforce Tracy’s key leadership...

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People in the News

Tracy Dougherty Named Vice President of Sales at AFC - Holcroft

(October, 2018): Tracy Dougherty has been named Vice President of Sales at AFC-Holcroft.  The announcement was made by William Disler, President and CEO. According to Disler, “Tracy has a genuine ability of keeping the best interest of both AFC-Holcroft and our customers in mind as he deals with day to day activities within our group.  This promotion will further reinforce Tracy’s key...

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Mincon Group to install AFC-Holcroft Batch Furnace Lines on Two Continents
Thermal & Heating Equipment

Mincon Group to install AFC-Holcroft Batch Furnace Lines on Two Continents

(August, 2018): Mincon Group, headquartered in Shannon, Ireland, has purchased 2 separate, complete batch style integral quench heat treatment lines from AFC-Holcroft. The equipment will be utilized for the heat treatment of components such as those used in heavy industries like mining and drilling. The both batch furnace lines have features designed to reduce distortion of the products being...

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Amsted Rail® Purchases AFC-Holcroft Furnace Line
Thermal & Heating Equipment

Amsted Rail® Purchases AFC-Holcroft Furnace Line

(July, 2018) 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 carburizing furnace, two expansion modules to increase endothermic generator gas output, a rotary hearth reheat furnace for...

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Company News

AFC-Holcroft Boosts Order Bookings in 2017

(November, 2017) Robust bookings in 2017 are leading to a strong order backlog at AFC-Holcroft for the foreseeable future. Of special note were a large number of complete UBQA (Universal Batch Quench Austemper) lines, with orders distributed among different customers serving a variety of industries. AFC-Holcroft is well known as a leading furnace supplier for equipment used for austempering and...

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Company News

MID-South Metallurgical Invests in AFC-Holcroft Equipment to Expand Existing Production Capability

(April, 2017) Commercial heat treater Mid-South Metallurgical located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA has purchased new AFC-Holcroft furnace equipment to increase their production capability. This expansion will significantly increase Mid-South's production capacity for Carburizing, Carbonitriding, Neutral Hardening, Normalizing, Annealing, and Stress Relieving of metal components. The new...

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