War Then. War Now.
April 4, 2006
History is a wonderful thing and Industrial Heating has had the enormous blessing of chronicling much of the metals industry's history over the past 75 years. Whether you are a history buff or not, several hours spent leafing through Industrial Heating's archives is worthwhile. Anyone reading this editorial is welcome to do just that - come and visit our offices in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and look through our archives starting back as far as 1924.
....The cover reproduced on this page is just one of many fascinating pages in the 1942-1945 WWII era. This particular cover is from February 1945. The fine print at the bottom says:
Because we believe the above question is appropriate at this time it has replaced our advertising in this space. It can be removed for display. General Alloys Company - Heat Resistant Alloy Castings, Boston, Mass.
How our world has changed since 1945. Consider just how much this cover tells us about how times have changed:
...."Remember the old ways and walk therein," is a favorite quote of mine. Great men urge us to remember history, especially "the good," and to emulate "the good."
....It is IH's wish to continue to publicize the best about this industry and the companies therein and to encourage "the good" in the thermal processing industry. IH