For Immediate Release


Contact: Patrick Weymer

J.L. Becker, A Gasbarre Furnace Group Company
4115 Joy Road

Plymouth, MI 48170

Phone: (815) 721-6467




A. J. Gonzales Appointed as California Sales Representative for J.L. Becker Company



January 26, 2018 – J.L. Becker, a Gasbarre Furnace Group Company, is pleased to announce the appointment of A.J. Gonzales as Sales Representative for the state of California. Mr. Gonzales has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Management from the University of La Verne. He was previously employed at Arconic Fastening Systems and Rings, formerly known as Alcoa Fastening Systems and Fairchild Fasteners.


During his 30 year career, Gonzales held key positions as manufacturing supervisor, environmental engineer, project engineer, and regional engineer. While in these roles, he developed the infrastructure for manufacturing facilities. He has extensive project experience in business planning, as well as selecting, installing and implementing heat treat equipment at facilities throughout the world. Gonzales assisted with combustion safety compliance and played a key role in acquiring NADCAP and Boeing accreditations. As a result, he has significant familiarity with heat-treating processes and equipment.


Going forward, Gonzales will support J.L. Becker’s sales and service efforts in California. Please congratulate A.J. on this new journey.


Located in Plymouth, MI, J.L. Becker has been designing, manufacturing, and servicing a full line of industrial thermal processing equipment for over 40 years. J.L. Becker’s product offering includes both batch and continuous heat processing equipment and specializes in Temper, Tip Up, Box, Car Bottom, and Pit Furnaces as well as a full line of replacement parts and auxiliary equipment which consists of atmosphere generators, quench tanks, and charge cars. The company custom designs and manufactures thermal processing equipment to meet customer’s specific needs.




For more information on how J.L. Becker can provide custom engineered solutions to meet specific thermal processing requirements, visit our website at www.jlbecker.comor contact

A.J. Gonzales by phone at (626) 437-6557 or via email at