Sustaining Members Night

February 15, 2016


  • 5:45 Social & Networking
  • 6:30 Dinner
  • 7:30 Presentation

Information Tables: Universal Metal Products, Allied High Tech, First Energy Beta Laboratories, Materion, Dante Solutions, Kowalski Heat Treating and NSL Analytical

Technical Chairman: John Kuli


5:45 Social & Networking

6:30 Dinner

7:30 Presentation


Tonight we will feature three of the Cleveland Chapter’s Sustaining Members. Presentations will highlight each of the Sustaining Member’s business and  capabilities.

Overview of Presenters

Dante Solutions

DANTE Solutions is an engineering consulting and software company, specializing in metallurgical process engineering and thermal/stress analyses of metal parts and components. Started in 1982 by founder Dr. B. Lynn Ferguson as Deformation Control Technology, the company has evolved into the premier thermal process modeling company with its DANTE heat treatment simulation software.

DANTE Solutions maintains an active program of alloy characterization, process modeling consulting, continued innovation in application to new processes (i.e. vacuum carburizing, high pressure gas quenching), and technical support to our software licensees.

DANTE Solutions is committed to process engineering and modeling excellence. We look forward to assisting you with your process, mechanical and metallurgical engineering challenges.

Kowalski Heat Treating

We know how important a reliable heat treating partner is to keep your lines moving, your costs down and your production on schedule.  And we know all about those PIA (Pain In The @%$) Jobs! – the ones that cost you time and money, bringing everything to a screeching halt and just wrecking your day. Good news for you – We’re Here to Help!

At Kowalski Heat Treating, we’ve been providing distortion sensitive thermal processing solutions to our customers for nearly forty years. And we’ve built our strong reputation by focusing on those “PIA” Jobs – whatever the job – from vacuum hardening to rack salt austempering, to deep cryogenics and close tolerance specialty flatwork – we figure out the best solution for you and your business success.

NSL Analytical

In business since 1945, NSL is an ISO/IEC 17025 and Nadcap certified Independent Testing Laboratory providing reliable and cost-effective materials testing to customers throughout the United States and around the world. Our experienced chemists, metallurgists, and technicians are experts in testing metals, alloys, plastics, composites, and ceramic materials in powdered, solid, or liquid form.

NSL Analytical Services, Inc. is dedicated to building strong customer relationships based on Trust.  We are committed to staying ahead of the curve when it comes to testing methods and capabilities, which is why NSL Analytical Services strives to maintain technical excellence by using the most advanced Technology in our testing methods and instrumentation. Last but not least, NSL Analytical Services is proud to provide swift Turnaround of test results to all of our valued customers.

Meeting Location:

Crowne Plaza Hotel

5300 Rockside Rd, Independence, OH 44131

To ensure your meal selection register by noon on February 10th using the Cleveland Web site or e-mail (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). 

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Special Information:  All sustaining members can reserve a table to display company literature etc. at no charge.  Call Warren Haws (216-382-8628) to reserve a table.