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GH Group Appoints General Manager for GH Induction Atmospheres

Induction Atmospheres Co-Founder Steve Skewes to Continue in Management Role

ROCHESTER NY: August 19, 2010 - GH Group, the worldwide heating systems provider that recently acquired a majority interest in GH Induction Atmospheres (GH IA), has appointed Steve Skewes to the position of GH IA General Manager.

GH IA General Manager Steve Skewes"I'm very excited about our growth potential with GH Group," said Mr. Skewes. "By combining our resources, technology and engineering expertise, both companies will increase induction heating system sales and expand into new markets. This really is one of those rare win-win business scenarios, and we look forward to a long and profitable relationship."

Mr. Skewes co-founded Induction Atmospheres along with Dale Wilcox, who will also continue with the new company as CTO. Starting in 2002 with just 4 key employees and 4,000 sq. feet of manufacturing space, they successfully expanded the business to its current size of over 20 employees occupying 34,000 feet of space at their modern Rochester manufacturing facility.

About GH Induction Atmospheres
GH Induction Atmospheres is a leading system integrator of customized industrial heating solutions for automotive, aerospace, medical and energy production applications. GH IA 's compact induction heating vacuum furnaces eliminate batch heating processes and reduce overall cost of ownership by 75%.

GH IA is part of GH Group, one of the largest most experienced induction heating companies in the world. With headquarters based in Valencia, Spain, and other affiliated companies in Germany, France, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, India, and China, GH Group has over 4000 installations in more than 50 countries. These include companies such as GM, GKN, Delphi, Dana, Arvin Meritor, Bodycote, Bosch, John Deere, Magna, TRW, Mahle, and Eaton. GH Group has extensive experience in the design and production of manual and automated production systems for industrial heat treating, innovative induction power supplies, and turnkey heating systems for industrial heat treating. For more information, please visit www.ghe.es

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