This week marks the 5th gathering of the China ADI Conference. The venue is the city of Changchun in the Chinese province of Jilin.
Our Mission is to Grow the Pie for Austempering……and BOY is the pie growing! Demand for Austempering remains at record levels. Producers up and down the supply chain are straining their capacity, resulting in a flattening out of US manufacturing growth. With certain parts of the economy still in recession, manufacturers have been slow to … Continue reading Demand for Austempering Remains at Record Levels
The quadrennial metal casting exhibition, GIFA, was held in Dusseldorf, Germany June 21 through July 2. Coincident shows included NEWCAST, THERMPROCESS and METEC. This massive show covered 12 convention halls with 900 exhibitors (54 from North America) and 53,000 visitors from all over the world. The European technical organization CIATF sponsored 54 technical papers. Applied … Continue reading Manufacturing Surge Evident at GIFA: More Growth in Store for Austempering
It’s in the technical press wall-to-wall. It even made the Wall Street Journal. FLASH BAINITE is the greatest thing since sliced bread. A Mr. Cola, from Washington, Michigan has discovered that Bainite has excellent properties. (We’ve been telling you that since about 1962). As it turns out, Mr. Cola has either patented, or is applying … Continue reading News FLASH: BAINITE is all the rage
At Applied Process we’re all about Austempering. In fact, our mission is to “Grow the Pie” and we appear to be succeeding. Here in the US, while those working in construction and government are still seeing the worst of times, many of us in manufacturing are currently enjoying the best of times. Times may be … Continue reading Growing the Pie….and then some.
In our workaday lives at the Applied Process family of companies we get paid to Austemper heat treat people’s steel and ductile iron parts. What we really do for a living is to work with customers to replace one material/process combination with a better-faster-cheaper one. The material we’re most proud of is Austempered Ductile Iron (ADI). … Continue reading Austempered Ductile Iron (ADI)- Breaking News