Austrian AICHELIN Group acquires AFC-Holcroft, the US market leader in heat treatment solutions


Austrian AICHELIN Group acquires AFC-Holcroft, the US market leader in heat treatment solutions Acquisition of Atmosphere Group, holding company of AFC-Holcroft finalized Consolidation in the heat treatment market strengthens AICHELIN Group’s global position Joint annual turnover amounts to EUR 195 million (2015), generated by 1,100 employees On July 12, 2016, the Austrian AICHELIN Group acquired […]

We moved!


We are pleased to announce we have moved into a NEW building! You can now find us at: AICHELIN Heat Treatment Systems Inc. 39205 Country Club Drive #C45 Farmington Hills, MI 48331


FNC Furnace

Aichelin-USA announced today that it has received an order from the FCA US LLC Transmission Plant in Kokomo, Ind. Aichelin-USA will install the 10th FNC furnace in an existing furnace cell at the plant that is shown below. The furnace system includes the Company’s Flexiclean washer system, pre-oxidizing furnaces, cooling stations, endothermic gas generators, and […]

Bill St. Thomas Joins Aichelin Heat Treatment Systems

Bill St. Thomas at Aichelin

Aichelin Heat Treatment Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce that Bill St. Thomas has joined our staff as Business Development Manager. Bill is a longtime ASM and HTS member and has published several articles and presented many technical papers on a variety of heat treating applications.  He brings nearly 40 years of heat treating expertise […]

We are looking for an experienced Electrical Control Technician


Responsibilities include but are not limited to: electrical design engineering of new furnace lines PLC program development installation and start-up activities Requirements/Skills: experience in heat treatment/industrial furnace knowledge of Siemens S7 and Allen Bradley willingness to travel familiar with NFPA and NEC Standards and Codes must have excellent written and verbal communication skills MS office […]

AICHELIN Group signed cooperation contract with BSN Thermoprozesstechnik


Signing of the contract: left to right: sitting: Werner Schütt, CEO BSN Thermprozesstechnik GmbH, Dr. Peter Schobesberger, CEO AICHELIN Group Standing: Bernd Schütt, BSN Thermprozesstechnik GmbH, Dr. Thomas Dopler, CEO AICHELIN Ges.m.b.H. Austria The market for press-hardened steel sheets for the automotive industry, so-called blanks, is one of the most rapidly growing markets in the […]

AICHELIN pusher-type furnaces convince with lowest possible energy and maintenance costs


A recent cost-effectiveness comparison of AICHELIN pusher-type furnaces for process gas carburizing with oil quenching and low pressure carburizing furnaces with gas quenching has confirmed the advanced AICHELIN technology. The result can be summed up in the following key statements: Modern AICHELIN pusher-type furnaces always achieve lower total costs per kg heat treatment goods compared […]