We Proudly Celebrate Our 70th Year

ASM Akron Meeting Notice
Annual Heat Treat Night
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Meeting Sponsors: Akron Steel Treating / ALFE Heat Treating
Peterson Heat Treating / Solar Atmospheres of Western PA.

Reservations Contact: David Houser or (home 330-665-3753) or (cell 330-414-7687).
By Monday, September 18, 2017 no later than 12:00 pm
Please state your corporate or organization affiiate with your reservation.
All reservations will be taken by the Technical Chair unless noted otherwise.
A Reservation Made is a reservation paid unless given 3 days notice. Thank you.

Technical Chair:Eric Colwell, McAfee Tool & Die Co.
Presentation by: HI TecMetal Group Inc., Walker Heat Treating
Cole Coe – Corporation President & John Brewer SBU Manager

HI TecMetal Group, Inc. [HTG], Cleveland, Ohio, provides a variety of heat-treating services to the aircraft, agriculture, automotive, earthmoving equipment, high performance racing, military and tooling industries. HTG, Inc. has earned a solid reputation for quality and service, working closely with both OEM's and Tier One Suppliers. Through their facilities, they have the expertise and equipment to handle demanding project requirements and materials that include, but are not limited to aluminum, titanium, carbon steels, alloy steels, cast irons, tool steels, corrosion resistant steels and stainless steels. When the Company was purchased in 1984, it had 38 employees and net sales of $1.6 million. Today HTG has 5 plants and 100 employees.

The processes performed by HI TecMetal Group are:

Annealing, Brazing, Carbonitriding, Carburizing, Deep Freezing, Grit blasting, Hardening, Hot Oil Capabilities, Nitriding, Nitridetek, Normalizing, Age hardening, Roll Straightening Crankshafts and Stress Relieving.

Location:New Era Café, 10 Massillon Rd. Akron, OH 44312, 330-784-0087
Networking: 5:30 p.m. Dinner: 6:30 p.m. Presentation: 7:30 p.m.
Cost:$25.00 Members & Spouses / $30.00 Non-Members / $20.00 Retirees
$10.00 Life Members / Students
Buffet: Chicken Paprikas, Swiss Steak, Potatoes, Vegetables, Salad, Coffee /Tea, Soft Drinks and Dessert.
Vegetarians: Request "vegetarian" with your reservation.


ASM Akron Annual Heat Treaters Night September 20,2017


left to right: Eric Colwell, McAfee Tool & Die Co., ASM Technical Chair, Greg Hercik, VP of Engineering, Hi TecMetal Group, and John Brewer, SBU Mgr., Hi TecMetal Group


ASM Akron Teachers Camp 2017

Our 10th Teachers Camp held in July was another huge success and well attended by 22 educators at no cost to them. We thank our generous sponsors. Many thanks for the years of dedicated efforts of Dr. Bob Shemenski, FASM, his support team of Volunteers and Master Teachers. The ASM AM&P magazine featured this year’s camp on page 99.


ASM International Leadership Days July 22, 2017.

ASM Akron Chair, Louis Cseko, participated in the seminars and attending the dinner at the Dome on Saturday were Executive Committee members John and Marion Gordon, Eric and Jasmine Colwell and Mike and Karen Francek.


Officer and Executive Committee News

Marion Gordon has retired as ASM Akron Chapter Treasurer after serving in this capacity for 21 years.

We thank her for her dedication to our Chapter and wish the very best with her future endeavors.

The ASM Akron Chapter Officers have a history of longevity and their leadership is greatly appreciated: Chair: Louis Cseko-14 years, Vice Chair: Dave Houser-7 years, Secretary: Deborah Curtis –19 years, Treasurer: Marion Gordon 21 years. We welcome and encourage new participants to our governance.

John Gordon has resigned from the Executive Committee. New members are Dr. Rajeev Gupta, University of Akron and Nathaniel Sutton, our former U of A Materials Advantage representative.


ASM Akron Chapter Meeting Dates 2017-2018

October 18: Sustaining Member Night, New Era Restaurant
November 15: TBA New Era Restaurant
December: No meeting
January 17, 2018: Joint Meeting with ASME Akron, New Era Restaurant

Please contact Marion Gordon () if you have a preferred or updated e-mail address so that we can keep you informed.

Also, please keep your e-mail address up to date by furnishing it to ASM International via your log-in page at www.asminternational.org



ASM Akron Annual Sponsors are now listed Here

In Appreciation We Thank our Sponsors