Souderton, PA (PRWEB) September 27, 2013
Roger A. Jones, Corporate President of Solar Atmospheres, has been named president of the ASM Heat Treating Society (HTS) for the 2013-2015 term. The Heat Treating Society is an affiliate of ASM International. The Materials Information Society provides high-quality materials information, education and training, networking opportunities, and professional development resources for materials users, producers, and manufacturers. Over the next 24 months Mr. Jones will continue to promote the heat treating industry, its image, and its technology.
“This is certainly an exciting time for me,” said Mr. Jones. “All the fantastic comments I received from ASM and the staff were breathtaking. It is certainly an honor to become President of the ASM Heat Treating Society, especially since I will have the opportunity to celebrate ASM International’s 100th Anniversary with them this year”.
In 1983, Roger helped found Solar Atmospheres, Inc. with his father, William R. Jones, FASM. He served as Vice President, and then moved on to Corporate President in 2001. Roger has been a member of the ASM Philadelphia Liberty Bell Chapter since 1983 and served as Chapter Chair (1993-1994). Roger has also served as the Chair of the ASM Heat Treating Society Immediate Needs Committee and the HTS Education Committee, served on the Nominating Committee for two separate terms and is a member of the HTS Technology & Planning Committee. He was elected to the HTS Board in 2005.
About Solar Atmospheres
Solar Atmospheres is the world’s largest provider of commercial vacuum heat treating services. Through unmatched technical expertise, equipment, and quality assurance, Solar’s thermal processing produces bright, scale-free parts with minimal distortion. For clients requiring an "out-of-the ordinary" application, an in-house R&D team of metallurgists and scientists develop innovative, custom process solutions. Serving over 18 markets, Solar's state-of-the art services include brazing, carburizing and nitriding. With over 50 furnaces ranging from lab-sized to the world’s largest commercial vacuum furnace, Solar can efficiently handle any size job. Headquartered near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Solar also operates plants near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and in Fontana, California. Please visit http://www.solaratm.com for more information.
ASM International serves materials professionals, nontechnical personnel, and managers worldwide by providing high-quality materials information, education and training, networking opportunities, and professional development resources in cost-effective and user-friendly formats. ASM is where materials users, producers, and manufacturers converge to do business.