Allegheny Technologies Inc. (ATI) announced a realignment of its business segments to further enhance its position as a leading specialty materials manufacturer and to accelerate sustainable long-term profitable growth. Starting with first-quarter 2020 financial results, ATI will report in two business segments: a streamlined High Performance Materials & Components (HPMC) segment and the new Advanced Alloys & Solutions (AA&S) segment.
Rolled Alloys expanded its processing capabilities with the addition of an Andritz Herr-Voss Stamco coil leveling line. The machine will allow the company to process material from 020 to .125 inch. The line can receive coils up to 20,000 pounds with widths from 24 to 48 inches wide. It is also capable of adding PVC protection to the top and bottom of sheets for stringent surface requirements.
This is a complete list of all the feature articles – by topic – that appeared in Industrial Heating in 2019. The month each article appeared in is included. All articles are hyperlinked for your convenience.
After 32 years at the helm of INEX Inc., a Holland, N.Y.-based provider of silicon-carbide radiant tubes, owner Mike Kasprzyk announced his retirement. Kasprzyk will continue to be active in the company by supporting Michael Rumfola, new owner and president. Rumfola brings 25 years of experience in the heat-transfer industry to INEX. He has a bachelor’s in physics from Fredonia State University and a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering from the University of Buffalo. Kasprzyk, meanwhile, will also serve as a consultant.
Ametek Inc. signed a definitive agreement for the sale of its Reading Alloys business to Kymera International, a specialty materials company owned by affiliates of Palladium Equity Partners. Founded in 1953, Reading Alloys provides highly engineered materials for mission-critical applications in the aerospace, defense, medical and industrial markets. The company’s products include master alloys, thermal-barrier coatings and titanium powders.
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Quaker Houghton agreed to acquire the operating divisions of Norman Hay plc, a private U.K. company that provides specialty chemicals, operating equipment and services to industrial end markets. Norman Hay serves industries including aerospace, automotive, oil and gas and power generation through four divisions: Ultraseal, Sifco ASC, Surface Technology and Norman Hay Engineering.
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