- Southeastern Heat Processing Systems Inc was founded in 2005 as a manufacturers representatives company serving the heat processing industry by Mr. Alex W. Beltzhoover, P.E.. Mr. Beltzhoover earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University in 1987. In 1987, he began his career with Eclipse Combustion in Rockford IL. In 1989, he returned to North Carolina and worked as a combustion and process controls engineer for North American Mfg. Co. until 2001. In 2001, he went to work for a local manufacturer’s rep firm in order to learn the rep business. In 2004, he began working as a sales engineer for Thermcraft Inc. In 2005, Mr. Beltzhoover felt he could best serve his client base by offering a full range of products for the heat processing industry by representing several different manufacturers.
- The past 25 years have provided Mr. Beltzhoover with a wide range of sales and engineering experience, serving the ceramic, steel, aluminum, non-ferrous metal, heat treating, chemical, pulp and paper, power generation, and textile industries. He has a vast body of knowledge with respect to heating applications, production processes, heat processing equipment, and implementing solutions.
Mr. Beltzhoover is a registered professional engineer in the state of North Carolina. He resides in Charlotte NC where his main office is located. He is a past president of the Southeast Section of the American Ceramic Society. In 2013, Mr. Beltzhoover was inducted into the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Hall of Fame at North Carolina State University.