SECO/Vacuum Technologies LLC named Mark Hemsath as director of nitriding and special vacuum furnaces. Hemsath previously held a position with SECO/Vacuum’s sister company, SECO/WARWICK Corp. as manager of the thermal group from 2014-2017 before taking time away to serve as director of sales and marketing with Advanced Heat Treat Corp. in Waterloo Iowa. In his new role, Hemsath will be the primary contact for gas nitriding furnace applications in North America. He will cover the Southeast from North Carolina to Texas for all SECO/Vacuum products, and he will handle special vacuum-furnace products throughout North America.

Hemsath has a long career in thermal processing, having operated his own furnace manufacturing and alloy fabricating company from 1993-2009.