Certified Heat Treating Inc. of Miamisburg, Ohio, and The Biehn Group of Companies announced the acquisition of Heat Treating Inc. of Springfield, Ohio. The merger of the two companies is a natural progression of synergies that mutually benefits both the companies and the customers they serve. The integration will result in the combining of equipment, knowledge and personnel in the production, vacuum and induction heat-treating departments. The capacity gained in this acquisition will allow Certified Heat Treating to treat up to 150,000 additional pounds of material per day. The combined company will continue operations under the name Certified Heat Treating Inc. at the Miamisburg and Springfield sites. All operational, accounting and customer-service departments will continue to operate independently. Mike Trimble will be in charge of managing CHTI/Springfield and Bob Biehn will continue as manager at CHTI/Miamisburg.