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History

Since 1981, AHT has developed into a multi-service heat treat company that takes pride in fitting the ideal solution to any application.

First Ion Nitrider

Our unsurpassed customer service, high quality standards, prompt turnaround, commitment to research and development, and state-of-the-art equipment and technology have led us to where we are today.



2018

AHT achieves the highest Nadcap merit status possible and breaks ground on a new 15,000 square foot expansion at its corporate headquarters! They also make the switch from ISO/TS to ISO 9001:2015 / IATF 16949:2016.

Building ExpansionNadcap Accredited


2017

AHT adds hot straightening to the list of services we offer.

Straighening


2015

Advanced Heat Treat Corp. invests in the future with three new pieces of equipment purchased and installed, expanding capacity at all locations and adding gas nitriding (FNC) and UltraOx® capabilities to Cullman, AL!


2013

Advanced Heat Treat Corp. receives Nadcap accreditation for nitriding and AQS at the MidPort Facility!

Nadcap Cert


2012

AHT trademarks its FNC and black oxidation process as UltraOx® and adds seven pieces of equipment to expand its service offerings.

UltraOx Comparison


2011

MidPort facility installs its two 15 foot gas nitride units.


2009

AHT CEO Gary Sharp named one of the 25 Most Influential People in the Heat Treat Industry, according to The Monty.

Gary Sharp


2007

AHT reaches 150 employees. Burton facility expansion (25,000 square feet). Cullman, Alabama facility opens (40,000 square feet) and installs one of the world's largest UltraGlow® Ion Nitride units.

Cullman


2006

Monroe facility installs first UltraGlow® Gas Nitride unit. Burton facility acquires three 3,000 pound batch furnaces.


2005

Monroe facility expansion (16,000 square feet). AHT receives ISO/TS 16949:2002 certification.

Monroe


2004

AHT reaches 100 employees.


2000

AHT expands to include Carburizing and Carbonitriding services.

Burton Flames


1999

Corporate Office and Service Center on MidPort Blvd. in Waterloo, IA opens - 40,000 square feet. MidPort facility designs and installs two new UltraGlow® Ion Nitride units.

MidPort


1996

AHT becomes the first heat treat provider to be certified to ISO9002/QS9000 in the USA.


1995

Monroe, Michigan facility opens. AHT reaches 50 employees.


1993

AHT expands to include UltraGlow® Induction Hardening services.

Induction


1992

Additonal Burton facility expansion in Waterloo, Iowa (6,000 square feet).


1988

Burton facility expansion in Waterloo, Iowa (6,000 square feet).

Burton


1981

Advanced Heat Treat Corp. is established by Gary Sharp on Burton Avenue in Waterloo, IA with 12 investors, two personnel and two UltraGlow® Ion Nitride units (3,200 square feet).

Burton