Since our founding in 1943 by Prosper P. Powell, creative problem-solving in heat treating services and related metallurgical consulting is all we do at Akron Steel Treating Company. We stand by our core values of honesty, integrity, and respect and live them out in each project we are entrusted. Our goal and promise is unwavering quality control — every job, every time.
You’re committed to making a high-quality product and can’t afford to cut corners on heat treating, an integral part of the manufacturing process. Akron Steel Treating provides exceptional processing and the capacity for a rapid turnaround by ensuring quality heat treating on every job, every time.
Serving over 1,200 different customers each year, AST employs rigorous certified quality programs. ISO 9001:2015 and NADCAP (National Aerospace and Defense Contractor Accreditation Program) require documentation that all heat treating processes were performed to the standard operating procedures, so whether you are making washers or rocket housings, your parts will receive extraordinary quality heat treatment at AST. Employees also participate in the Metal Treating Institute training courses to become MTI Certified "Heat Treat Specialists," as well as THORS eLearning Solutions heat treatment and metallurgy courses.
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.