News Releases

Tempel Names Cliff Nastas CEO and President

Tempel Steel Company has announced that Cliff Nastas, an experienced manufacturing industry executive, has joined the company as chief executive officer and president. Nastas replaces Gary Wagner, who served in multiple leadership roles at Tempel, including CEO, chief operating officer and president, over the past 30 years. Based in Chicago,...

Tempel Chicago Discusses Emerging Role of Women in Manufacturing

Featured in The Illinois Manufacturer Magazine

Tempel Chicago's Dan Smith and Nicole Lohmeier are featured in the second quarter 2019 issue of The Illinois Manufacturer on pages 20-21. In the issue, Dan and Nicole speak to how Tempel is supporting the emerging role of women in manufacturing. To read the article, click here. 

Tempel Receives FMA/CNA Awards for Commitment to Excellence in Safety

Tempel’s Chicago campus has earned the 2019 Rusty Demeules Award for Safety Excellence and the 2019 Safety Award of Merit from The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA). Both awards are sponsored by CNA. The Rusty Demeules award is presented annually to one company that excels beyond Occupational Health and...

Come Visit Us at CWIEME Berlin 2019

We are excited to be among more than 700 exhibitors from around the world representing the electrical manufacturing industries at the upcoming Coil Winding Insulation and Electrical Manufacturing Exhibition (CWIEME) Berlin scheduled for May 21-23, 2019. The exhibition is the world’s largest event dedicated to coil winding, electric motors, transformers...

Visit Our Booth D22B at CWIEME Shanghai 2019

Visit us at booth D22B at CWIEME Shanghai scheduled for March 26-28, 2019. At the booth you can meet our team of experts, tell us your toughest lamination challenges and discuss solutions with us. You will also learn more about our electric vehicle and hybrid capabilities, especially our new Automotive...

Road Safety Awareness

On 7th February onwards Road Safety Week was observed at Tempel Chennai. Tempel Employees dressed up as "Yamadharmaraja and Chitragupta" shared the importance of wearing Helmet while driving a Two wheeler, Wearing Seat Belt while driving a Car/Four wheeler and also highlighted not to use mobile phone while driving. This awareness...

Tempel.com Announces Soft Launch

Tempel is excited to announce the “soft-launch” of our new website Tempel.com! This site has been designed with feedback from our current and potential customers, as well as input from a cross-functional team of employees at varying levels across the enterprise. Mobile-First Because more than 25 percent (this number is...

Deep Breathing Exercise

Pranayama

On 29th January, first batch of Pranayama or Deep Breathing Exercise Yoga was conducted at Tempel Chennai facility. 55 employees enrolled in the first batch and participated in the Yoga sessions. Proper Breathing techniques were taught by Yoga Trainer Mr. Kothandan in an Open Garden Environment. These breathing techniques if followed...

Upcoming 2019 Conferences and Exhibitions

Tempel is exhibiting at the following conferences and exhibitions in 2019. Please feel free to share this information with your customers as appropriate. CWIEME Shanghai – March 26-28, 2019  CWIEME Berlin – May 21-23, 2019  Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo – September 10-12, 2019

Emergency Preparedness

Mock Drill

As a part of Emergecy Preparedness, Tempel Chennai Conducted Mock Drill on 23rd November 2018. An Emergency situation was simulated and the alarm was raised. All the employees reached the Safe Assembly Point on hearing the Alarm. Emergency Response Team was in action addressing the situation and a short briefing was...

Tempel Facilities Earn 14001:2015 Certification for Environmental Management Systems

Tempel’s manufacturing facilities at Changzhou, Chennai, Chicago and Mexico have each earned International Standards Organization (ISO) 14001:2015 certification for an environmental management system (EMS). Tempel is the leading independent producer of magnetic laminations for motors, generators and transformers. “Earning ISO 14001:2015 certification demonstrates Tempel’s commitment to minimizing our environmental footprint...

Tempel Facilities Earn IATF 16949:2016 Certification for Automotive Quality Management Systems

Tempel, the leading independent producer of magnetic laminations for motors, generators and transformers, has earned International Automotive Task Force (IATF) 16949:2016 certification at its manufacturing facilities at Changzhou, Chennai, Chicago and Mexico. The certification brings together worldwide standards to define the quality management system (QMS) requirements for automotive production, service...

Tempel's Gary Latkow Earns Lifetime Achievement Award for Industry Contributions at CWIEME Berlin

Tempel’s Director of Engineering, Gary Latkow, has earned the CWIEME Global Award for Outstanding Contribution – A Lifelong Commitment to Industry at CWIEME Berlin 2018. The award recognizes an exceptional individual who has demonstrated excellence in technical design skills, problem solving and project delivery. The winner must also have a...

Tempel Changzhou Opens State-of-the-Art Automotive Focus Factory

Tempel Steel Co., a leading independent manufacturer of precision magnetic steel laminations for motors, generators and transformers, has announced a new dedicated state-of-the-art facility on the Tempel Changzhou campus that specializes in high technology, complex automotive laminations and motor cores. The approximately 30,000 square foot facility will be operational by...

Tempel Earns Caterpillar SQEP Gold Certification

Tempel, the world’s leading manufacturer of precision magnetic steel laminations for the automotive, motor, generator, transformer and lighting industries, has earned Gold certification through Caterpillar Inc.’s Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP). Caterpillar’s SQEP is a key factor in the company’s “zero-defect” culture and is only awarded to its suppliers who...

Tempel Expands Reach into European Hybrid and EV Market

Tempel, the world’s leading producer of magnetic laminations for motors, generators and transformers, has announced the opening of a new sales, strategic planning and engineering office in Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany. The new office gives Tempel a platform to leverage its automotive hybrid and electric vehicle (EV) capabilities while serving European customers...

Dr. Erik J. Hilinski Named Engineer of the Year at CWIEME Global Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Erik J. Hilinski for being named Engineer of the Year at the CWIEME Global Awards held on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, during the CWIEME Berlin expo. The award honors an exceptional individual who has demonstrated excellence in technical design skills, problem solving and project delivery. For 21 years, Dr. Hilinski has advanced...

Dr. Erik Hilinski to Speak on Innovative Electrical Steel Production Methods at EDPC Conference

Erik Hilinski, Ph.D., senior director, technology for Tempel and globally recognized expert in the physical metallurgy of electrical steels, will speak about innovative production methods for laminations at the 6th International Electric Drives Production Conference and Exhibition (EDPC) 2016 on Thursday, December 1 in Nuremberg, Germany.  Dr. Hilinski directs Tempel’s worldwide steel...

Tempel Names Gary Wagner President and Chief Executive Officer

Tempel has named Gary Wagner as its new president and CEO succeeding Vincent Buonanno who recently retired after serving on the company’s board of directors for more than 35 years and as chairman and CEO for 26 years. Chicago attorney and longtime Tempel board member Christopher Stephan has been appointed...

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