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12th October 2018


(October, 2018): AFC-Holcroft is pleased to announce the addition of Daniel Hill as the newest member of their sales team. Hill will be based out of the company’s headquarters in Wixom, Michigan, focusing on key account management as well as new lead generation. Hill will report to Tracy Dougherty, Sales Manager at AFC-Holcroft.

Hill earned his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Michigan and his M.S. in Engineering Management from the University of Michigan. He is also a licensed Professional Engineer (Mechanical Engineering) through the State of Michigan.
Hill spent 12 years at Detroit Stoker Company in various roles, which included New Contracts Proposal Engineer /R&D Engineer, Aftermarket Proposal Engineer/ Project Engineer, Manager of Engineering and Director of Engineering & Quality Assurance. Most recently, Hill held the position of Engineering Manager at Fives Cinetic Corporation. “We believe our customers will benefit from Dan’s experience and strong technical background”, said Tracy Dougherty, Sales Manager, “and we’re excited to have him on board as part of the AFC-Holcroft team”.

About AFC-Holcroft:
Founded in 1916, AFC-Holcroft, is one of the US market leaders in the production of industrial furnace equipment for ferrous and non-ferrous metals. The company manufactures turn-key heat treating systems for applications including commercial heat treating, bearings, automotive, aerospace, mining, aluminum heat treatment, gear manufacturing, fastener manufacturing, and alternative energy industries.
Member of the Aichelin Group since 2016 and headquartered in Wixom, Michigan, AFC-Holcroft operates its own subsidiaries in China and Switzerland and has a global presence through a network of partners located in Australia, Brasil, China, India, Mexico, Poland and Spain.

About AICHELIN Holding:
The AICHELIN Group, as part of the BERNDORF Group of companies, is a manufacturer of industrial furnace equipment for different industry segments and provider of after-sale services. AICHELIN Group also operates in the field of induction heating and in the manufacturing of industrial gas burner systems. The group’s production sites are located in Austria, Germany, France, Slovenia, the US, China, and India. Altogether, the AICHELIN Group has 1,100 employees worldwide and ranges among the largest producers of heat treatment plants globally.
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