Roger Jones, corporate president of Solar Atmospheres Inc., is the recipient of the 2015 George H. Bodeen Heat Treating Achievement Award. Established in 1996, the award recognizes distinguished and significant contributions to the field of heat treating through leadership, management or engineering development of substantial commercial impact. Jones has been recognized “for advancing the thermal-processing industry through technological developments in fixturing materials, methods and the application of partial pressure atmospheres in vacuum furnaces for ferrous, stainless steels and brass alloys.”

The Bodeen award will be presented at the HTS General Membership Meeting on Oct. 21 at the ASM Heat Treating Society Conference and Exposition in Detroit.