Two Upper Management Employees Join Solar Manufacturing

As the vacuum furnace manufacturer continues to expand, Solar Manufacturing has added two new hires to their growing roster of employees.  Dave Walty and John Barron join the Eastern PA based company as the Accounting Manager and Technical Director, respectively.

Dave Walty has spent almost the entirety of his career in the heat treat industry, with 20 years at Chemalloy Co., Inc., and 12 years at Vacuum Furnace Systems as Accounting Manager.  Dave brings his familiarity of finances to direct and oversee all accounting and monetary activities at Solar Manufacturing.  He earned a B.S. from LaSalle University.

John Barron also brings a wealth of knowledge to Solar, with over 35 years of electrical engineering experience in the furnace industry; 22 of which were spent at Vacuum Furnace Systems.  In the newly created position of Technical Director, he will oversee all technical and process application activities related to the improvement of furnace design, while providing support in customer service and in the engineering department.  John holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Villanova University.

Solar Manufacturing is excited to welcome these well-established employees and hopes to continue company growth in the near future, with experienced personnel and in vacuum furnace development.

Solar Manufacturing manufactures vacuum heat treating and brazing furnaces and offers replacement hot zones for various vacuum furnace brands. To learn more about their diverse product line, contact Peter Reh, Vice President of Sales, Rick Jones, International Sales Manager or Dennis Hiddemen, Aftermarket Sales Manager at 267-384-5040 or ,, or