Recent News

Title: Wind Turbines
Date Posted: Friday, 01 November 2013 18:03

We have been asked many times why Hartzell doesn’t get into making blades for the wind turbine industry.  The simple answer is that blades designed to move the air don’t work very well when trying to capture the air.

In the old days, we used to call these devices windmills.  They have been used for centuries to convert wind energy into useful work.  Most of us have seen pictures of the old Dutch windmills, which have a romantic connotation in older movies, slowly turning but quite inefficient. 


Title: Hartzell Air Movement hires International Sales Executive
Date Posted: Thursday, 24 October 2013 15:36

Hartzell Air Movement is pleased to announce that Brian Payne has joined as Vice President of International Sales. Brian Payne has been a consultant to Hartzell since July of 2011 focused on international market penetration. He has also been instrumental in executing market plans in wastewater and marine segments. President of Hartzell Air Movement, Sean Steimle states "Brian offers Hartzell Air Movement the experience and skills needed for the development and expansion of international business."


Title: Governor John R. Kasich visits Hartzell Air Movement
Date Posted: Thursday, 24 October 2013 15:33

Hartzell Air Movement was honored to have Ohio Governor John Kasich at their new large fan facility. The main reason for the visit was to celebrate the successful first year of the Ohio Incumbent Workforce Training Voucher Program and to kick off the second year of the program. The Governor spoke of the importance of the OIWTVP and urged other businesses to get involved. He also met with the leaders of the Hartzell family companies to discuss other small business issues.


Title: Hartzell Air Movement Hires Operations Executive
Date Posted: Thursday, 12 September 2013 17:54

Hartzell Air Movement is pleased to announce that Neil Cordonnier has joined as Vice President of Operations. He will be focused on improvements in the operation using Six Sigma, lean techniques, and other process improvements. Sean Steimle, President of Hartzell Air Movement explains, "We are very excited to have Neil as part of our own team. He will be focused on developing a flexible operational footprint and improving operational efficiencies across our manufacturing facilities.


Title: Hartzell Air Movement in Manufacturing Today
Date Posted: Monday, 19 August 2013 18:49

hartzell air_manufacturing_todayHartzell Air Movement appears in Manufacturing Today

Hartzell Air Movement’s 87 years in the industrial fan business are a testament to its quality and continuous innovation. After all, the company may have been the first to engineer industrial propeller fans, but the fans of 1927 do not spin in 2013. The company has developed industrial and general ventilation fans using metal, fiberglass and other materials to serve the needs of its customers in five key markets: heavy industry, water and wastewater, high technology/ semi-conductor, marine and power generation.