HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

HIP: A milestone for Albany’s metals industry

Written January 27th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

You can get an idea of size of the Quintus HIP, newly installed in Albany, from the people taking a look at the machine this morning. You don’t see the bottom part, which sits in a deep concrete pit.


On Albany’s Marion Street: The big lift

Written November 26th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

It took two giant cranes this morning to insert a component of the “Stack HIP” into the building contructed for it on Marion Street in South Albany.


Council acts to support Albany industry

Written October 10th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

Nov. 18 will be a red-letter day for the Albany metals industry. That’s when a 1.5-million-pound “hot isostatic pressing” or HIP unit is scheduled to arrive at the building Stack Metallurgical Group is having constructed on southeast Marion Street.


A boost for Albany metals industry

Written March 11th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

Planning is under way to give Albany’s metals industry a boost with the addition of a $20 million machine, a so-called HIP furnace to be installed at a now-vacant site near the south end of Marion Street.


 
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