Fastenal Company, North America’s largest distributor of industrial and construction materials, purchased a complete UBQ (universal batch quench) furnace line from AFC-Holcroft. The equipment will be installed in the company’s Winona, Minn., facility. The order consists of a UBQ batch furnace sized 36 x 48 x 36 inches, two UBT temper furnaces, a spray/dunk washer, a double-ended transfer car and an E-Z series endothermic gas generator. Fastenal requested customization to the stock equipment to meet its specific requirements. The equipment is expected to be delivered and installed in the third quarter of this year.