Accurate Steel Treating, Incorporated

10008 Miller Way
South Gate, CA 90280

Phone: (800) 622-4328
Fax: (562) 927-8591

Ron Loynds, CEO

Chris Hall, President

Mike Bastian, Vice President

Krishna Cherukuri, Vice President of Technology

Jimmy Hollman, Vice President of Sales and Customer Service

Tom Kreun, Production Manager

Alonzo Lozano, Facilities Manager

Ian Castillo, IT

Chris Hall

Chris Hall is the President of Accurate Steel Treating. He started as General Manager in March, 2015 and was named President in March of 2017, Chris is responsible for operational leadership of Accurate Steel Treating and Accurate Ion Technologies.

Prior to joining the team, Chris was the Regional General Manager for the west coast operations, leading 6 facilities in California and 1 facility in Mexico, for Bodycote, the largest heat treating company in the world. Chris’s heat treat career began in 1979 when he worked for Pacific Steel Treating. He later worked for Hinderliter and Lindberg Heat Treat before they were acquired by Bodycote. During his tenure at Hinderliter, Lindberg, and Bodycote Chris worked his way up the company management hierarchy serving as Plant Manager, Sales Manager, 2nd tour as a Plant Manager, General Manager and Senior General Manager. Chris was instrumental in growing the plant business and nearly doubling annual sales during his tenure.

Chris has achieved certificates in business management, quality management, and metallurgy.

Krishna Cherukuri

Krishna Cherukuri is the Vice President of Technology. Krishna is responsible for all quality aspects of both Accurate Steel Treating and Accurate Ion Technologies.

Prior to joining the team in February, 2015, Krishna worked at Bodycote for 8 years. Krishna started at Bodycote - Huntington Park as a Metallurgist before becoming Production Manager, Plant Manager, Operations Manager, and General Manager. Krishna managed the plant with full P & L Control for 4 years where he received awards and recognition for Operational Excellence in utilizing continuous improvement to improve efficiency and profitability. Before joining Bodycote, Krishna was a Quality Manager/Metallurgist for 3 years at Heat Treating Technologies Inc in Lima, OH, a commercial heat treating facility serving the Midwest automotive industry.

Krishna earned a Bachelor’s of Technology degree in Metallurgy from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India.

Jimmy Hollman

Jimmy Hollman is the Vice President of Sales and Customer Service. Jimmy is responsible for sales, marketing, and customer retention.

Prior to joining the team in February, 2016, Jimmy was the Regional Sales Manager for the west coast operations at Bodycote. Jimmy started at Bodycote in 2012 as an Account Manager before becoming the Regional Sales Manager in 2014, responsible for developing strategic business growth utilizing SFDC, TAS, etc. Before heat treatment, Jimmy spent a combined 9 years working for Exova and Element, two of the largest materials testing companies in the world. Jimmy held roles in Quality Assurance from 2003 to 2008 before taking on his first sales role at Exova. Jimmy has been a member of ASM – Los Angeles Chapter since 2012 with the primary duty of fundraising for student scholarships through organizing their annual charity golf tournament.

Jimmy earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from California State University, Fullerton.

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