May 20th, 2019… Effective immediately, Diablo Furnaces announces the appointment of Bill Gornicki as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of both Diablo Furnaces and Machine Tool Builders (MTB) based in Machesney Park, Illinois. With 29 years’ experience in the thermal processing industry, Gornicki, brings a fresh perspective with proven results to leverage the dynamic and diversified companies’ offerings of heat-treating furnaces and gear machinery forward to achieve new sales levels. Sustained improvement and long-term growth will be cultivated by Gornicki being intimately focused in operational excellence, expansion of product breadth and capabilities in existing and new markets. Please welcome and congratulate Bill Gornicki in this new role. Diablo Furnaces is an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of IQF (Internal Quench) Furnaces, Tempers, Box, Belt, Continuous, Car Bottom, Rotary, Pit, Washers, and other custom heat-treating equipment required for captive and commercial heat treaters. Machine Tool Builders is a remanufacturer, recontroller and custom-manufacturer of gear shaping, hobbing and grinding machines. MTB also is the North American sales and service representative for Burri GmbH of Germany and Donner+Pfister AG of Switzerland. Burri GmbH manufacturers generative grinders and wheel profiling machines, and Donner+Pfister AG manufacturers and remanufacturers gear and Maag gear grinding machines. For additional information on this release, contact Anne Miner at 815-636-7855, ext. 223 or 815-558-4542.
Diablo recently completed the design, build, and retrofit of an Integral Quench Furnace complete with load tables. The purchaser is a commercial heat treater who chose Diablo because of our design capabilities and on-time delivery. The furnace can handle a load size up to 30" W x 48" L x 26" H with a weight up to 1500 lbs. Controls are from Honeywell and the furnace operates at a 1850 degree temperature.
Diablo designed and built a Circular-Designed Draw Temper with Load Table for a commercial heat treater. The furnace features Eurotherm Nanodac controls with a load weight of 5000 lbs. The furnace can operate with loads up to 36"W x 52"L x 36"H and a temperature of 1400 degrees.
June 1, 2018…Burk Glogowski has completed the Pyrometry course by PRI and is certified to conduct SAT and TUS evaluations based on NADCAP Interpretation of SAE AMS 2750D. As Diablo Furnaces continues to grow, we have expanded our services and offerings to coincide with our customer’s needs, which include the SAT and TUS evaluations. Diablo Furnaces is an OEM of atmospheric thermal processing equipment ranging from IQ Bath Furnaces, Tempers, Washers, Charge Carts, Car Bottoms, Mesh Belt Furnaces, custom, parts and service. For more information, please contact Anne Miner at 815-636-7855 ext. 223 or 815-558-4542.
March 27, 2018 …..We are pleased to announce that Paul Gies PE has recently joined Diablo Furnaces as Engineering Manager. Paul Gies comes to Diablo with a long history in the engineering and construction fields, along with experience working for a heat treating OEM manufacturer. With twenty years’ experience, Paul is an accomplished engineer in technically calculating and mechanically designing heat treating equipment. Paul is a Licensed Professional Engineer from the State of Ohio of Professional Engineers and Surveyors, and holds a B.S. in Construction Engineering Technology from the University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio. As Diablo Furnaces’ Engineering Manager, Paul will lead the direction of new furnace equipment and retrofits, while developing and refining its existing standard line of heat treating equipment. With Paul’s extensive and vast experience, he will also assist with applications engineering and sales to better understand the customer’s ever changing needs. Please join in welcoming Paul to our team at Diablo Furnaces. For additional information, please contact Anne Miner at 815-636-7855, ext. 223 or 815-558-4542.