Category: Abbott Furnace

Abbott Furnace Hosts 5th Annual Continuous Brazing Symposium in Mexico

Abbott Furnace Company is pleased to announce it will be hosting its Fifth Annual Continuous Brazing Symposium in Mexico this spring in Puebla, Mexico from May 21 – 23, 2019.  This training event is a unique gathering opportunity for manufacturers and suppliers to the brazing and powder metal sintering industries.  It is an excellent opportunity for those new to the industry as well as seasoned professionals interested in honing their knowledge of brazing.   For two and a half days…

Dan Reardon to be honored by the Metal Powder Industries Federation

Abbott Furnace’s Director of Technical Sales, Dan Reardon, will be honored by the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) at the Industry Luncheon on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, during the POWDERMET2019 and AMPM2019 conferences in Phoenix, Arizona.  The award recognizes individuals who have actively served the North American PM industry for at least 25 years and, in the minds of their peers, deserve special recognition. The Metal Powder Industries Federation is the North American trade association formed by the powder metallurgy…

Abbott Furnace Symposium 2019 to be held in Puebla, Mexico

Please join us for the 5th Annual Abbott Furnace Continuous Brazing Symposium in Puebla, Mexico – May 21-23 2019.  Attendees will have 2 and a half days full of Furnace training, information, and more! For more information or to register to attend, contact Julianne Inzana or Dr. Stephen Feldbauer at (814) 781-6355. To learn more about Abbott Furnace’s capabilities in Mexico, visit our Abbott Mexico website at http://www.abbottfurnacemexico.com. Julianne Inzana: jinzana@abbottfurnace.com PAST SYMPOSIUMS…

Introducing the Abbott S.M.A.R.T System

The Abbott S.M.A.R.T. System

The Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology System (S.M.A.R.T. System) The Abbott S.M.A.R.T. System will help ease the stringent requirements that come along with heat treat standards like AIAG CQI9 and others that require data collection, and monthly or quarterly tests to validate equipment performance. The system is designed to save your team valuable time and money. The S.M.A.R.T. System collects the required data, sends daily reports for management review, and has the ability to send text messages or emails to…

What’s So Cool About Abbott Furnace? Elk County Catholic Wants to Show You.

Elk County Catholic Students

In November students from Elk County Catholic Middle School spent the day at Abbott Furnace Company in preparation of their Dream It Do It/What’s So Cool About Manufacturing video project. The Elk County Catholic students are competing against schools in the North Central region of Pennsylvania in a video contest. Each school is partnered with a local manufacturing company to develop a video that tells a story about the manufacturing opportunities and jobs at each of the companies. The goal…

Continuous Furnace Symposium Held in Monterrey, Mexico

Continuous Furnace Symposium Sponsored by Abbott Furnace

Attendees from industrial furnace and manufacturing companies across the United States and Mexico gathered on November 7th and 8th in Monterrey, Mexico for Abbott Furnace’s third annual Continuous Furnace Symposium. This year’s symposium was focused on continuous furnace brazing. For two days, experts in the areas of continuous furnaces, filler metals, belts, CQI-9, furnace atmosphere generation, and atmosphere flow control presented lectures and answered troubleshooting questions. Abbott Furnace continues to be a technology provider who strives to not only be…

Abbott Furnace Expands to Mexico

Abbott Mexico - Abbott Furnace Company

Abbott Mexico, the Abbott Furnace Company division serving Mexico and South America was established in early 2017. In May, Abbott Mexico completed its first industrial furnace installation at an automotive parts manufacturing company in Mexico. The installation was challenging because the industrial furnace is a very large piece of equipment that needed to be installed in a tight space. Abbott Furnace team member Alan Tellez said, “despite all the challenges, the furnace installation was a complete success thanks to the…

Five Steps of Chemical Weapons Destruction at PCAPP

Robots are in action at the Pueblo Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant to safely destroy chemical weapons. After the chemical agents have been removed One of Abbott Furnace Company’s Industrial Furnaces heats the parts to 1000°rees; F to prepare the chemical weapons containers for recycling. Watch the vide above or click this link for a look at the five steps of chemical weapons destruction at the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant and see an Abbott industrial furnace in action. Abbott…

Abbott Furnace: Journey to Become Lean Champions

Susan Williams and Carl Mohney, Lean Champions at Abbott Furnace

Abbott Furnace, a manufacturer of industrial sintering furnaces, was looking for change on their production floor. As with many manufacturers today, they wanted to increase efficiencies with the goal of reducing costs and increasing profits. Abbott’s Inventory Control Specialist, Susan Williams, shared with the Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC) the company’s needs and previous initiatives that didn’t net results they were hoping to achieve. Because a major roadblock in the past was “acceptance of change”, NWIRC recommended providing a Lean…

Abbott Furnace Company Joins the EPMA

EPMA: European Powdered Metallurgy Association

Abbott Furnace Company recently joined the EPMA, the European Powdered Metallurgy Association. The EPMA works to promote and develop Powdered Metal technology in Europe, to represent the European Powdered Metal industry within Europe and internationally, and to develop the future of Powdered Metal. The European Powder Metallurgy Association (EPMA) was formed in Brussels in 1989, and has three key missions: To Promote and Develop PM Technology in Europe To Represent the European PM Industry within Europe and Internationally To Develop…