AFC-Holcroft signed an exclusive distribution agreement with JSC Nakal.

AFC-Holcroft, Wixom, Mich., signed an exclusive distribution agreement with JSC Nakal, located in Solnechnogorsk, Moscow Region (Russia). Under the agreement, Nakal will provide sales, service, parts and support of AFC-Holcroft equipment in the partnership area, which consists of Russia, the CIS countries and the Baltic Region.

Founded in 1992, Nakal is the largest thermoelectric equipment manufacturer on the territory of the Russian Federation. The company focuses on development and manufacturing of drying ovens, heat-treatment furnaces, melting furnaces for non-ferrous metals, and laboratory furnaces for all industries. It also has its own research and testing laboratory of heat-treatment machinery.

AFC-Holcroft has more than a hundred installations in the former Soviet Union, with Holcroft brand equipment installed in a range of plants.