NEWTON, Mass., March 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- H.C. Starck is pleased to announce its partnership with the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) Center for Heat Treating Excellence (CHTE). With close to 100 years of metallurgy experience, in technology metals – molybdenum, tantalum, niobium and tungsten, H.C. Starck has a wealth of research, technical knowledge, and experience to share.
The Center for Heat Treating Excellence (CHTE) is an alliance between the industrial sector and university researchers that addresses short- and long-term needs in the heat treating and thermal processing industry. Membership in CHTE is unique because members have a voice in selecting quality research projects that help them solve today's business challenges globally.
"We are very excited to join the team at WPI Center for Heat Treating Excellence," said Dmitry Shashkov, Member of H.C. Starck's Executive Board and Head of the Fabricated Products Division. "With our commitment to quality and technological expertise, we work side-by-side with our customers to ensure they have the highest quality product. We are also rapidly growing our business to match the demands of the global marketplace, working with OEM and aftermarket furnace manufacturers on their new designs. To match this growth, H.C. Starck has made significant investments in our fabrication capabilities and we are leading the development of new materials for high temperature applications to improve cost and performance for our customers."
H.C. Starck supplies fabricated products to OEMs, end-users, and aftermarket furnace manufacturers for heat treating medical, aerospace, defense, automotive, energy, nuclear fuel, crystal growth and waste treatment products.
About H.C. Starck www.hcstarck.com
The H.C. Starck Group is a leading global supplier of technology metals and technical ceramics from its own production facilities in Europe, North America and Asia, supplying growing sectors such as the electronics, chemical and auto industries, medical technology, the aerospace industry, energy and environmental technology, and mechanical engineering and tool making. In 2014, the company had about 2,700 employees in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, China, Thailand, Vietnam and Japan.
About Worcester Polytechnic Institute www.wpi.edu
Founded in 1865 in Worcester, Mass., WPI is one of the nation's first engineering and technology universities. Its 14 academic departments offer more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in science, engineering, technology, business, the social sciences, and the humanities and arts, leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. WPI's talented faculty work with students on interdisciplinary research that seeks solutions to important and socially relevant problems in fields as diverse as the life sciences and bioengineering, energy, information security, materials processing, and robotics. Students also have the opportunity to make a difference to communities and organizations around the world through the university's innovative Global Projects Program. There are more than 45 WPI project centers throughout the Americas, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Europe.
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