Wisconsin Oven Corp., East Troy, Wis., a supplier of industrial ovens, has entered into a partnership with Elmetherm, France, which specializes in the design and manufacturing of mechanical, thermal and automated systems.

Wisconsin Oven has been designing, engineering and manufacturing process ovens and other heating equipment for more than 35 years. The company's standard and custom ovens are used for a range of applications, including finishing, drying, curing and heat treating. Many of the industries the company serves require specific temperature uniformity and equipment performance documentation.

Elmetherm has been designing, building and commissioning turnkey installations for more than 30 years. Elmetherm's capabilities include transfer systems, robotics, control equipment, ovens, and data-processing and supervision systems. The manufacturer produces advanced systems suitable for clean room applications, explosive atmospheres and VOC product applications.

Both companies supply equipment to the automotive, aerospace and medical industries. The coordination of their technologies into automated heat treating systems opens a range of advanced capabilities to the industries they serve. The partnership is expected to create opportunities for both companies to provide customers with a broader range of innovative solutions for their process requirements.