Solar Atmospheres announced the promotion of Ed Engelhard to vice president of corporate quality. Engelhard has been with the company for over three years. He served as corporate quality manager in that time. In his new role, Engelhard will oversee the long-range planning and support of quality functions at the company’s four heat-treating and brazing facilities. His responsibilities include: directing and managing corporate resources to plan various quality endeavors; providing technical support to site quality managers; and coordinating strategic initiatives among the various facilities and departments in order to facilitate compliance to quality requirements and continual improvement in process quality and customer performance metrics.