Business View Magazine | June 2020

55 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE JUNE 2020 ALLOY PRODUCTS CORP . almost 30 years. Craig Bear Sr. was at the helm of the company from 1994 to 2009. Joe Vick was the President from 2009 to his retirement in 2017. And Betsy Bear Hoff, Waukesha South High School alumna, following in her father’s footsteps, began working in the family business at 18 years of age and became the company’s first female president on Jan. 1, 2017. A leader in the fabrication of stainless steel and other high nickel alloys right from the get- go, today, Alloy Products Corp. is a world-class provider of stainless-steel tanks and pressure vessels that consistently meet or exceed the most rigorous industry standards. Portable pressure vessels or fixed pressure vessels manufactured by APC to ASME, CE and UN specifications are used in a variety of sanitary, industrial and general-purpose applications. The company dedicates its resources to comply with ISO 9001:2015 quality certification for producing trouble-free products and “to-spec” custom parts and components. The wide range “This milestone is a proud moment for all of us here at APC,” said Betsy Bear Hoff, current President of Alloy Products Corp. “My great- grandfather started this enterprise back in 1929, my grandfather and father continued to uphold and enhance his legacy, and now I have the good fortune to carry that torch. In doing so, I pledge to take the company further, exploring new horizons, shouldering together the responsibility to achieve unprecedented growth for the next 90 years.” Walter Wachowitz Sr., started the company in Milwaukee in 1929, manufacturing milk trucks for the food and dairy industry. During World War II, the business continued its expansion and manufactured oxygen cylinders for B-52 bombers. In the 1940s and ‘50s, the company expanded into producing food and dairy fittings and valves. Walter Wachowitz Jr. provided new direction by introducing the production of ASME pressure vessels for various businesses across the nation, including Coca Cola for