Complete Heat Treating Concludes Its Acquisition of Wisconsin Steel Assets
By this acquisition, Complete becomes a formidable player in the commercial heat treating market in the Midwest.
Milwaukee-based commercial heat treater now a formidable player in the Midwest.
Complete Heat Treating, LLC (Milwaukee, WI) recently announced the completion of its acquisition of all assets and equipment of the former Wisconsin Steel Industries, Inc. Complete co-owners Jake and TJ Dolhun made the announcement from the company headquarters here.
By this acquisition, Complete becomes a formidable player in the commercial heat treating market in the Midwest, as the combined companies boast 75 years of service to the metalworking industry, with substantial heat treating and related capabilities. The purchase of Wisconsin Steel was made by Complete in 2011, with the relocation of all equipment and key personnel having now concluded.
All equipment from both companies has been consolidated at the 65,000 sq ft Complete facility in Milwaukee, where the highlight is a gas-fired car bottom furnace with a 53 ft x 22 ft x 14 ft workspace, powered by 40,000,000 BTU’s with a 1,000,000-lb load capacity and operating temperatures to 2150ºF max.
The equipment and services now offered here include five car bottom furnaces, five box furnaces, heavy-duty polymer and water quench tanks, stress relieving, sand blasting, prime and finish painting, annealing, normalizing, BHN inspection, straightening, saw cutting of test specimens, tractor/trailer fleet and full compliance with ISO 9001 certification standards.
Workpieces to 50 tons are routinely processed here, using existing and new crane equipment recently installed. Customers for this commercial heat treater include many of the Midwest’s leading builders of farm equipment, mining equipment, materials handling equipment, rail systems, construction equipment, power generation, oil/gas and other machinery.