THIS IS ALREADY THE 4th EDITION

The 4th Central Eastern European Heat Treatment Forum & Exhibition will take place on April 26-27, 2017 in Wroclaw, Poland (Hotel Haston). This annual international conference and exhibition of the heat treatment industry in Poland and Central Eastern Europe was held first time in 2014 at the specific request of German heat treat companies, primarily AWT or IHT members, interested in developing business relationships with clients in that region.
The purpose of this conference is to illustrate the most recent trends in the heat treatment industry, to share knowledge and to enable the participants to network and establish new business contacts within the frame of the overall industry.

The first edition in 2014 with over 200 participants (customers 53%) and 30 booths with 43 exhibiting companies was already a quite big international success.

Sole independent heat treat conference in Poland & CE Europe.

Beginning with the first edition most important annual heat treat meeting in the region.

Best  way for a successful Polish and CE market entry.

More and more companies who participated in the previous editions are selling their furnaces and other products in that region already.

 

About the Event

Target and agenda of the first Heat Treatment Forum was agreed at one of the industry meetings organized in Europe in 2013, with the aim of satisfying the numerous enquiries submitted by companies that set the directions for the future of that industry worldwide.

Leading theme of this year conference will be modernization and upgrade of the heat treatment equipment, as well the efforts associated with emission reduction, energy saving, and efficiency improvement.

The broad range of topics covered makes the agenda interesting to various professionals working in the heat treatment industry

THIS YEAR TOPICS:

Best practices reports. Improving heat treatment shop work organization.
Selecting the right equipment. Heat Treat shop 4.0 
State of the art metallographic laboratory.
Latest norms & specifications in the industry.
Recent development trends in heat treatment.
Vacuum brazing & hydrogen brazing.
Heat treatment of 3-D printed components.

Target group

The Heat Treatment Forum is intended for companies dealing directly with heat treatment, commercial and captive heat treatment shops, manufacturers of equipment and auxiliary devices, users and all customers and suppliers of this branch.

Participant profile

The participants will include company officers, decision makers and other managers, as well as representatives of various corporate departments, such as engineering, process, quality control & assurance, and sales.

Themes

The Heat Treatment Forum is going to deal with aspects concerning vacuum and atmosphere heat treatment processes as such as thermochemical treatment processes, brazing, surface coating technologies, process control, maintenance, quality, technologies used to enhance corrosion resistance or to prevent distortion, as well as equipment, grids, software and the auxiliary devices, quenchants, process gases, etc.

Benefits for the participants

Those attending the Heat Treatment Forum will have the chance to meet personally nearly all the suppliers operating in the industry, potential customers and partners, all in one place and at one time. They will be able to share experiences, update their own knowledge to the state of the art, learn about the most recent technologies as well as find new people to contact in the sector.

At special request we issue training certificates.

THIS YEAR NEW:

Panel discussions of heat treatment experts.
We invite all participants to create our conference. Please send us your requests.

Due date January 31, 2017

 

Heat Treatment Forum Hall of Excellence

This Heat Treatment Forum Award honors achievements of people of the heat treatment industry with the title “Member of the Heat Treatment Forum Hall of Excellence”. During the first event Michel J. Korwin was inducted into the Heat Treatment Forum Hall of Excellence. November 2015 also awarded with the prestigious Gold Cross of Merit of Poland. Our second member was named in 2015 and it was Janusz Kowalewski “The Godfather of Globalization”, responsible for several important technology transfers between continents. The third member is Hans Veltrop who was leading in the past manufacturing activities of Bodycote Polska, being responsible for introduction of several state of the art technologies to this country. For the 4th edition several candidates are already nominated.