Our History

Surface Combustion pioneered the industry for heat treatment in 1915 with our first patented heating concept. Since then, we’ve continued to lead the industry in solutions and innovations that revolutionize the world we live in.

We apply ingenuity to any of your manufacturing problems to create solutions. We pride ourselves on reliability. We offer installation and commissioning services, continuous partnership through engineering, field support, instructional training, maintenance programs and aftermarket parts support.

Our Strength

Surface Combustion is any global manufacturers’ single source for atmospheric and vacuum heat treatment furnaces. We present to you the most creative standard and custom heat treatment solutions that are low in maintenance, rugged and reliable. Our extensive knowledge, great industry reputation and excellent support services create a natural fit as a superior business partner dedicated to attaining your short and long term manufacturing success.

Our long-term customer relationships are testament to the value we add. We have been everywhere in the world of thermal processing and with that knowledge, we can solve your manufacturing challenges. 

From defining the solutions, to commissioning, to aftermarket support, we partner with our customer for long-term success.

Our Value

Tradition – Integrity – Technology

At Surface, we foster customer relationships by offering thermal processing solutions which are based on ingenuity, reliability, technology transfer, continuous partnerships and excellent aftermarket support.

The strength of Surface lies in the breadth of our product portfolio, our unparalleled process knowledge and our commitment to customer service.

Our total offering spans our standard atmosphere and vacuum furnace designs, to custom engineered thermal process solutions, to quick, responsive aftermarket parts and service support and rebuild/retrofit services

Our Support

Surface Combustion offers in-house technical support as well as a large force of customer service engineers.
Our experienced field service engineers, product managers and controls experts frequently remotely troubleshoot customer problems. Therefore, on-site visits are often avoided, reducing customer downtime and expenses. When telephone support can’t solve the issue, Surface Combustion will dispatch a customer service engineer to a plant location to inspect, test, troubleshoot, or assist in the timely maintenance and restart of equipment. Surface Combustion’s service support is backed by one of the largest replacement parts inventories in the industry. Critical parts and components are often shipped within 24 hours.

Surface stands ready to serve you.


Surface Combustion, Inc.
1700 Indian Wood Circle
Maumee, OH 43537


(419) 891-7150
(800) 537-8980


(419) 891-7151


Surface Combustion, Inc.
Farnsworth Industrial Park
1270 Waterville-Monclova Road
Waterville, Ohio 43566


(419) 891-7150
(800) 537-8980


(419) 891-0551