GH Induction Atmospheres (GH IA), part of the worldwide GH Group, has hired a veteran sales professional to penetrate the market for its induction heating solutions in the Midwest. Michael Maiorino, Midwest regional sales manager, will work with customers in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio, where induction hardening and heat treating are extensively utilized for manufacturing automotive parts. He was previously employed by a leading process heating and controls manufacturing representative, and brings to GH IA many years of experience in helping customers improve manufacturing processes, reduce costs, and resolve quality issues. "Our Midwestern customers will benefit from Mike's expertise in hardening and heat treating processes," said Chip Laskowski, GH IA's director of sales. "He will help us accelerate our growth in the automotive parts manufacturing market."