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November 2020

Even Your Mature Products Deserve a Little Love

While its most exciting to participate in the newest, latest and greatest, upcoming product being developed by your company, please don’t overlook the improved profit potential using process review for your more mature products.

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Innovations in Brazing, Heat Treating and Welding can update your processes and yield cost savings, leading to improved profit margins.

Developing new technology is difficult, expensive and time consuming. It is, however, an essential part of our routine. Our experts can help you identify, develop, and implement the right joining solution for your product which will ultimately save you time and money.

We all know there are some lingering “sore thumbs.” Let our experienced manufacturing experts aid you in reviewing your component’s process approach.

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Achieving precise, repeatable results requires evaluating the joining method, and constantly monitoring the process. These optimization efforts will make the process more stable, helping to achieve cost savings.

In this example, the joining method was changed from manual torch brazing to hydrogen atmosphere belt furnace brazing. Production rose from 250 pieces an hour to over 2,000 pieces per hour!

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Parts emerge from the furnace bright and clean, ready for assembly.

The team at HI TecMetal Group loves talking about brazing, heat treating and welding techniques. We’re an open source for professionals in the industry who want to better understand how to improve your manufacturing processes in particular with our Brazing, Heat Treating or Welding services.

For a no-obligation collaboration contact us at (216) 881-8100 or email

Get in touch with HTG today!

October 2020

Recent updates to HI TecMetal Group Inc. Wickliffe, Ohio Division: Thermal Treatment Center

Coronavirus slows, doesn’t stop HI TecMetal Group renovations.
As the virus continues to progress, the economy is facing unprecedented times. Fortunately for HI TecMetal Group (HTG), the recession has allowed time to step back and plan for the future of the company. This was the perfect opportunity to update HTG’s Education Center, as well as, the Wickliffe facility.

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HI TecMetal Group – Thermal Treatment Center, Wickliffe, Ohio

Acquired by HTG in 1992, Thermal Treatment Center (TTC) is an 80,000 square foot heat treating facility located in Wickliffe, Ohio.

TTC specializes in processes such as Carburizing, Ferritic Nitro Carburizing (FNC), Induction Hardening and Neutral Hardening.

The environment a person works in can have a big impact on their attitude and performance. The same goes for customer experiences. HTG is investing in the facility, and our employees, as a means of demonstrating our long-lasting commitment to our customers and community. The investment will help HTG continue to forge our way into the future for the next seventy-seven years.

“Education, training and career development are a major focus at HTG”

Stated CEO Terry Profughi

“HTG’s commitment to education ensures that our team will provide many opportunities for all of our customers”

added Terry

The HTG Thermal Treatment Center Education Center seats up to 50 people and is equipped with state-of-the-art multimedia capabilities. The U-shaped design allows presenters to interact easily with participants. The facility is available for meetings for our customers and trade associations.

Key indoor/ training facility improvements include:

  • Training center updated with new tables and ergonomically correct seating.
  • New LED lighting throughout the entire building to create better visibility for improved quality.
  • Remodeled break room and rest rooms for visitors and employees.

Key outdoor improvements include:

  • Facelift of the entire building including new siding, roofing and garage doors
  • New modern LED signage, for better visibility.

For further information about our services and utilization of our training and education center, feel free to give Chloe Patterson a call in our sales and marketing department at 216.426.6850 or email –