Welcome to Akron Steel Treating Company

When a manufacturer makes a high quality product, high quality heat treating is an integral part of the process. Akron Steel Treating can provide you with high quality processing and the needed capacity for rapid turnaround. AST is proud to service over 1,200 different customers each year. AST's certified quality programs, ISO 9001:2008 and NADCAP(National Aerospace and Defense Contractor Accreditation Program), require documentation that all the heat treating processes were performed to the standard operating procedures, and to insure high quality heat treating on every job, every time. Whether you are making washers or rocket housings, your parts will receive extraordinary quality heat treatment at AST.

Open communication and a sharing of metallurgical information is a must for getting the correct physical properties for your parts. Our experienced, highly qualified metallurgical consultants will work closely with you to find the most cost-effective solution to your metal treating needs. The sophistication of our expanded 46,000 square-foot facility combines with seven decades of heat-treating craftsmanship in a true balance of experience with innovation.

Do you practice lean principles?  Are you working to attain a 360° part design?  You should partner with the experts at Akron Steel Treating Company!

Akron Steel Treating Company President, Joe Powell, has published and spoken about the impressive benefits that can be gained by working with your heat treater during your part design process.  There are many opportunities for cost and processing reductions leading to better parts at a lower cost in a faster time-frame!

Check out Joe's article in Heat Treat Today:
https://www.heattreattoday.com/industries/manufacturing-heat-treat/360-degree-part-design-listen-to-your-heat-treat-department/

What's New at AST?

Innovation is the key to the future!  Akron Steel Treating Company is proud to be a part of the NEW and INNOVATIVE DCGQ equipment and process.  More information can be found in this DANTE Controlled Gas Quench System Press Release.

As 2018 marks the 75th year of business for Akron Steel Treating Company, Mr. Gord Montgomery of The Monty visited!   Gord wrote on The Monty that "anybody who has met Joe Powell will instantly know that the man is not just focused on money and profits but rather by a very deep, intense love of metallurgy and heat treating – a very strong credit in our opinion and a passion which is shared by many of the most successful heat treaters in the business."  We are thankful to Gord for his work in the heat treating industry, his time spent at Akron Steel Treating Company, and his kind words. The Monty Heat Treat News