AFC-Holcroft LLC, Wixom, Mich., and ALD Vacuum Technologies AG, Hanau, Germany, combined resources to provide ALD's Advanced Heat Treatment Technology in the North American market to process precision components such as fuel injectors, transmission parts and camshafts. AFC-Holcroft specializes in the production, marketing and turnkey installation of conventional atmosphere heat treatment systems, and ALD Vacuum Technologies AG specializes in vacuum technologies for the thermal treatment of metals applying vacuum carburizing and high-pressure gas quenching.