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Monday Morning Briefing

Last week we had a “teaser” news item about what is probably the largest commercially available pit gas nitriding furnace in Europe if not the world, we are now going to give you some more details. Since 1860 Härterei Carl Gommann GmbH in Remscheid, Germany has been offering commercial heat treating and has become what could arguably be the largest […]

Rumors Of An Acquisition In The Commercial Heat Treating Industry?

Regular readers of “The Monty” will know that we pride ourselves on having the most up to date news and rumors in the worldwide heat treating industry so here is a fascinating rumor from the commercial heat treating industry in North America which we will (partially) share with you. Cast your eyes upon our list […]

An Interview With Ben Crawford

Twin Furnaces For Energy Savings

From French vacuum furnace builder BMI one of the largest manufacturers in Europe comes this idea. Our first impression is that this is either a very, very good idea or a very, very bad idea. We welcome your thoughts and look forward to hearing more about this idea. “For several years now, BMI has been […]

Used Equipment

Please take a look at our most recent used equipment offerings.  If you see anything you like don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at or 905-271-0033.  November 20, 2017    Item # T347Grieve Batch Oven 72″ X 48″ X 48″ Item # I174Ajax/Tocco Induction Heating Power Supply & Heat Station Item # B437 […]

Heat Treatment Australia-Movie Stars

It would appear that the entire team at Heat Treatment Australia including Norm Tucker and his sister Karen Stanton are well on the way to a movie career.

Where Are They Now?

Marc is a fellow who as far as we can tell has spent his entire working life (or most of it anyway) in the heat treating industry. He started with Metal Improvement Company where he was Senior General Manager of the Pennsylvania and New Jersey regions up until Bodycote acquired the heat treating portion of […]