October 1st, 2019

Come Celebrate
Good Food, Good Beer, and Good Talk

Welcome to Oktoberfest! This is our most popular and well-attended event of the year. Join ASM Houston for a fun night of socializing, networking, famous beers and traditional German food.
Non-alcoholic beverages will also be served.

Special Presentation


Secrets of the Heat Treating Industry

Speaker:  Michael Pendley

If you use heat treating in your business, don’t miss this opportunity to hear a heat treating company executive as he takes you on the inside of the industry.  Learn valuable insider tips and secrets including:

  • How to select a heat treater.
  • Free services available from your heat treater.
  • Heat treating hacks for manufacturing mistakes.
  • What heat treaters wish you knew.
  • Common heat treating mistakes to avoid.
  • And more!

Make plans to attend this meeting so you’ll be in the know when it comes to heat treating!

5:30pm: Doors Open
(food & drinks included w/ reservation)

5:30pm – 7:30pm: Have Fun!

7:30pm – 8:30pm: Secrets of the Heat Treating Industry

ASM Members:               $50
Non-ASM Members:       $55
Students/Retired:           $35
Walk-In:                          $60


Registration ends October 1st, 1:00pm

About Michael Pendley: Michael Pendley holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in metallurgical engineering from the University of Alabama in Birmingham and the University of Tennessee, respectively.  Michael has over 40 years of experience including senior metallurgical posts at several large OEM’s including Cameron, Schlumberger, and NOV.  Michael is a former chairman of the Houston Chapter of ASM International and is a life member of the American Welding Society. He is an adjunct professor of Metallurgy at Lone Star College and teaches continuing education courses at ASM International. Michael has extensive experience in heat treating including the operation of in-house heat treating facilities at several OEM’s. Michael is the General Manager of National Heat Treat.

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