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Applied Process Chinese Operation Sets an Opening Date

April 14, 2006
John Keough, CEO of Applied Process, announced that AP Suzhou, located in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China, will commence commercial austempering operations in November. According to the company's press release, interim general manager Josh Keough will report to AP's COO John Wagner. AP Suzhou will be dedicated to growing the domestic market for austempered steels and irons in China. The 4,250-square-meter plant is located in the Weiting Town District of the SIP Industrial Park, approximately 100 km west of Shanghai. AP Suzhou will offer a full line of austempering services, including austempered steel, carbo-austempered steel, austempered gray iron, austempered ductile iron and carbidic austempered ductile iron