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ASM Akron Meeting Notice
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Reservations Contact: Louis Cseko, ; 216-235-3878 or 216-823-0861 ext. 110
Required by Monday, October 16, 2017 no later than 3:00 pm
Please state your corporate or organization affiliate with your reservation.
A Reservation Made is a reservation paid unless given 3 days notice. Thank you.
All reservations will be taken by the Technical Chair unless noted otherwise.

Technical Chair:Louis L. Cseko, American Friction Technologies Inc.
Speaker:Joseph A. Powell, President, Akron Steel Treating Co.

With over 33 years of experience in commercial heat-treating operations, Mr. Powell is President and Owner of Akron Steel Treating Company (AST), President and part owner of IQ Technologies Inc. of Akron, and owner of Integrated Heat Treating Solutions, LLC Ohio USA.  

Mr. Powell has a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Management and a Juris Doctorate degree in Law (both from The University of Akron, Ohio). He is an active member of the Metal Treating Institute, on the Board of the ASM International’s Heat Treating Society and on the Forging Industry Association (FIA) Technical Committee and a long-standing member of the ASM Akron Chapter.

Topic: Everything Matters to Integrate Optimal Heat Treating into the Lean Part Making Value Stream

With AST's 74+ years of traditional heat treating experience AST also provides metallurgical and heat treating consulting services. AST Consulting works with all the parties in the lean manufacturing value stream to find the optimal raw materials and proper sequence of manufacturing operations, including heat treating, for parts with better mechanical properties at a lower net cost with shorter lead times.

Integrated Heat Treating Solutions, LLC, uses ASTC's 74+ years of traditional heat treating experience, and the 20+ years of “advanced” heat treating experience, including the IntensiQuench® processes and equipment, for integrating the optimal heat treating processes with lean part design, material selection and all the other steps of heat treated part manufacture.

AST performs Nadcap® commercial heat treating services in vacuum, controlled atmosphere and molten salt furnaces for over 1,200 metal working companies.

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, Stuffed Pork Chops, Potatoes, Vegetables, Salad, Coffee/Tea, Soft Drinks, Dessert.
Vegetarians: Request "vegetarian" with your reservation.


ASM Akron Chapter Meeting Dates 2017-2018
November 15: TBA New Era Restaurant
December: No meeting
January 17, 2018: Joint Meeting with ASME Akron, New Era Restaurant

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