The People of Pinson Valley Heat Treating

Don Hendry, President

Don Hendry

Don began working summers at the company in 1975. He came in full time in 1981 after completing his Mechanical Engineering degree at Auburn University. He has worked in the business since that time, becoming president in 1985.

Direct Line: 205.680.8733Email: moc.t1502968218hvp@y1502968218rdneh1502968218d1502968218

Jeff Hendry, V.P.

Worked Summers at PVHT in the early 80's. Has over 30 years of sales and customer service.  Came to Pinson Valley full time in 2000 as V.P sales and customer service / owner, working with his brother Don.

Direct Line: 205.680.8741Email: moc.t1502968218hvp@y1502968218rdneh1502968218j1502968218

Benjamin Grissom, V.P. Operations and General Manager

Benny Grissom

Benny started with Pinson Valley Heat Treating in March 1988 as part-time help for odd jobs. He then transferred to our Standard department where He loaded and operated furnaces. In 1991 he transferred to our Atmosphere department to run 2nd shift on our All Case heat-treating line and attended school at the University of Alabama, Birmingham (UAB). In 1993 he received a Bachelors degree in marketing and was promoted to salesman. In 1995 he received his MBA from UAB. In 2002 he was promoted to Vice President of operations and sales. Most recently he added duties of General Manager to his PVHT responsibilities.

Direct Line: 205.680.8724Email: moc.t1502968218hvp@m1502968218ossir1502968218gb1502968218

James Carroll, Standard Department Manager

James started at PVHT in 1975 and became Mr. Parker's right hand man. He helped build many of the furnaces used today. He is the Standard Department Manager. He is the most senior member of Pinson Valley with a wealth of knowledge about heat treating.

Direct Line: 205.680.8739Email: moc.t1502968218hvp@l1502968218lorra1502968218cj1502968218

Jeff Strickland, Customer Care Manager

Jeff Strickland

Jeff started with Pinson Valley Heat Treating in January 1994. He started in the Standard Department where he loaded and operated furnaces. Over the years, he has been promoted several times. Jeff has served as the Quality Department Manager and Atmosphere Department Manager. He currently manages the Customer Care Department.

Direct Line: 205.680.8727Email: moc.t1502968218hvp@d1502968218nalkc1502968218irtsj1502968218

Brenda Carroll, Executive Assistant

Brenda has been with PVHT since 1981. She has the honor to work with the owners and founders of this great company. I have enjoyed working here since 1981 and have worked with so many wonderful people through the years. I plan to enjoy many more years.

Direct Line: 205.680.8722Email: moc.t1502968218hvp@l1502968218lorra1502968218cb1502968218

Melissa Foster, Customer Service Order Entry

Cale A. McGraw, Plant Engineer

Cale is a Mechanical Engineer from Auburn who started at Pinson Valley in June of 2010. He has worked in production through the various departments learning the processes and gaining practical experience in heat treating. Since coming to Pinson Valley he has managed various projects including installing an aluminum drop bottom furnace to meet Aerospace AMS 2770 specifications; implementing and growing the straightening capabilities; overseeing the development of the Flame Hardening department. In addition he implemented the web based execution system that integrated the management of real-time information to provide better service to our customers.

Direct Line: 205.681.8595Email: moc.t1502968218hvp@w1502968218argcm1502968218c1502968218

Kevin P. Keith, Customer Service, Billing, Purchase

Kevin Keith

Kevin is a graduate of Samford University and joined the Pinson Valley team in June 2010. He has extensive experience with project estimating, custom invoicing, and inside sales. He strives to provide timely and effective solutions to all clients, while collaborating with PVHT department managers to develop and strengthen relationships.

Direct Line: 205.680.8736Email: moc.t1502968218hvp@h1502968218tiekk1502968218

Glen Rudd, Quality Manager

Glen came to Pinson Valley in 2015. He is a retiree from the US Navy, where he performed Maintenance Management and Quality Management roles in the Naval Aviation field. After retiring from the Navy, he entered the heat treat industry as a Quality Manager, focusing on metallurgical principles, process control and continual improvement.

Email: moc.t1502968218hvp@d1502968218durg1502968218

Mark Kress, Sales

Mark joined the Pinson Valley Heat Treating Sales Team in June of 2013 after spending over 30 years in the foundry industry working in manufacturing, sales and management. Please contact PVHT if we can help your company meet any of its heat treating needs.

Email: moc.t1502968218hvp@s1502968218serkm1502968218

Charles Hardy, Shipping Supervisor

Rod Rutledge, Customer Care

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Pinson Valley Heat Treating Co. has been servicing the fabricating, machining, forging, and casting industries as well as other similar customers around the southeast since 1970. The employees at PVHT are dedicated to Quality Work, Quick Service, at a Fair Price. If you have a question or have something we can be of service, please give us a call Monday thru Friday 7:30 am-4:00 pm

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