About Us

Aalberts Surface Technologies has provided commercial metal processing services to a variety of industries since 1978.

At Aalberts Surface Technologies, we believe that success is achieved through partnerships.

Your success is our success. For over 40 years Aalberts Surface Technologies has been a trusted partner in the metal processing industry. We have trust, transparency, and outstanding communication with our partners. We provide great value with on-time quality products and services. Additionally, while others may be reluctant to tackle a difficult project, with Aalberts Surface Technologies you will have a partner that is willing and able to find solutions for your most challenging products.

Company History

1962: Atmosphere Furnace Company (Applied Process) is founded in Michigan

1978: Atmosphere Annealing is founded in Michigan

1979: Al-Fe Heat Treating is founded in Indiana

1984: Applied Process was incorporated away from Atmosphere Furnace Company

1991: NitroSteel is founded in Wisconsin

1994: Applied Process becomes stand-alone corporation

1995: Applied Process opens Oshkosh, WI plant

2014: Applied Process acquired by High Street Capital

2017: Z Capital acquires Atmosphere Annealing and NitroSteel forming Aalberts surface technologies

2018: Applied Process opens Fort Smith, AR plant

2018: Aalberts surface technologies acquires Al-Fe Heat Treating

2019: Aalberts International acquires Applied Process

2021: Aalberts surface technologies retires the division names of Atmosphere Annealing, Al-Fe, and NitroSteel

2021: Aalberts surface technologies is acquired by Aalberts N.V., the 2nd largest heat treater in North America and the world

2022: Applied Process, Premier Thermal and Ionic form into one group under Aalberts surface technologies – Specialized Heat Treatment US

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Construction/Heavy Equipment

Construction/Heavy Equipment

End Users Include

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Material Handling

Material Handling

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Medical Equipment

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Heavy Truck

Heavy Truck (Class 8)

End Users Include

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Typical Applications

  • Brake Systems
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Defense

Military/Defense

End Users Include

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Railway

Railway

Typical Applications

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Recreational Equipment

Recreational Equipment

Typical Applications

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Mobile equipment

Mobile Equipment

End Users Include

  • Caterpillar
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Typical Applications

  • Graders
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Energy

Energy

End Users Include

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Typical Applications

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Agriculture

Agriculture

End Users Include

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Typical Applications

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Marine

End Users Include

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Typical Applications

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Aerospace

Aerospace

End Users Include

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Auto

Automotive

End Users Include

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Typical Applications

  • Brake Systems
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  • Powertrain Systems
  • Steering Systems