Solar Atmospheres Manufacturing, Inc. Names Engineering Vice President

Solar Atmospheres Manufacturing, Inc. names John Barron as vice president of engineering.  Barron has over 20 years of experience in the field and oversees the engineering, quality control, and field service efforts of the company.  His day-to-day responsibilities include providing customer service and technical support for equipment.  His insight is paramount in research projects and the enhancement of current equipment as well as the development of new products.

“John brings a great depth of experience and knowledge to our business.  He is well respected throughout our industry.  It is an asset to have him on our team,” said Jim Nagy, president, Solar Atmospheres Manufacturing, Inc.

Previously he served as the company’s technical director, and has held various positions in the field.  Previously we worked for Ipsen as an electrical/software manager; Vacuum Furnace Systems as electrical engineering manager and technical director; and Lindberg Furnaces as electrical engineering manager.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Villanova University.  He is a member of the NFPA 86 Committee (Standard for Ovens and Furnaces), and is chairperson for the Vacuum Furnace Task Group.

Solar Atmospheres Manufacturing, Inc. designs and manufactures vacuum heat treating and brazing furnaces with a focus on energy efficiency and durability.  As a team of specialists with many collective years of experience in the vacuum furnace and hot zone design, Solar is committed to providing vacuum furnaces with the lowest cost of ownership achieved through state-of-the-art materials, high performance operation, and robust design.