Penna Flame Industries Named Commercial Heat Treater of the Year


Penn Flame Industries was awarded the Commercial Heat Treater of the Year Award in October 2018.

Zelienople, PA – The Metal Treating Institute recently announced that longtime member, Penna Flame Industries of Zelienople, Pennsylvania, was awarded the Commercial Heat Treater of the Year Award by Industrial Heating Magazine. The award was presented at the MTI Fall Meeting Awards Dinner on October 10, 2018 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

The award, given by Industrial Heating Magazine, in conjunction with the MTI Educational Foundation, is awarded to the company who demonstrates high levels of excellence in quality programs, pollution/hazardous waste controls, and community involvement/leadership.

Penna Flame Industries Team (holding the plaque is Pat Orr, co-founder of Penna Flame).

Penna Flame owner, Jim Orr, stated, “I’m humbled and honored to be recognized by my peers for the hard work that our entire team puts forth in serving our customers and making a difference. This award is such a team effort and represents the passion we have for our customer, the industry, and the impact we make in our local community.”

Penna Flame Industries, which was founded by Erie native Garrett D. Orr Sr., in 1968, is a full-service flame and induction hardening company that specializes in machining and manufacturing rolls and similar parts (wheels, shafts, axles and trunnions). The company has a dedicated team of more than 25 people with specific skills and expertise to meet the requirements of its customers.

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