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Afinitas SmartSet Curing Solutions Provides a Complete Turnkey Plant Curing System and Services Platform

ST. LOUIS — March 7, 2022 — Afinitas, the leading global infrastructure equipment and services company, announced at last week’s National Precast Concrete Association Meeting in Kansas City that it will now offer Afinitas SmartSet Concrete Curing Solutions for precast, pipe, block, paver and pre-stress products and aggregate heating needs worldwide out of its Mediapolis, IA, manufacturing facility.

The Afinitas Curing Team rolled on to the show floor, literally, in its new 20-foot long, fully stocked, SmartSet Curing Solutions service van to tout the new product and on-site services offering. Afinitas SmartSet Curing Solutions will include a line of direct-fired steam generators for concrete curing as well as installation and turnkey services, annual on-site services, retrofits, and upgrades, troubleshooting and preventative maintenance, a vast parts inventory and a dedicated technical team.

The SmartSet Curing technical team is led by industry curing expert Dan Hodel, Chief Engineer of Afinitas Curing Systems, who has more than 20 years of experience in concrete curing solutions. He will be assisted by Ed Fisher, Afinitas Service Technician, a 10-year veteran in the field, who will run the on-site service van program.

“Afinitas is thrilled to bring the industry this complete curing solution, which rounds out our existing offering of kiln structures, piping, controls and moving floors,” said Hodel. “The convenience of one supplier for all your curing needs, as well as the technical expertise and resources of Afinitas will benefit our producer partners with durable, reliable and quality products.”

The Afinitas Curing Team can be reached at 1-833-4CURING (833-428-7464).


The Afinitas platform brings together global leaders in the design, manufacture, installation, and support of equipment for the production of precast concrete and infrastructure products. The company is organized into three divisions: Equipment and Automation (representing the HawkeyePedershaab Concrete Technologies, Inc. and BFS Betonfertigteilesysteme GmbH brand products); Forming Systems (representing the New Hampton Metal Fabrication and Spillman Company brand products) and Concrete Accessories (representing products from CAM, Hawkeye, Spillman, Amifast and Caswick Ltd.). By combining this expertise, Afinitas strengthens its commitment to providing best-in-class solutions and service for its customers around the world. Afinitas is part of BW Forsyth Partners, LLC, the investment arm of multibillion-dollar global manufacturing and engineering consulting firm Barry-Wehmiller. To learn more, go to

BW Forsyth Partners is the investment arm of multibillion-dollar global manufacturing and engineering consulting firm Barry-Wehmiller. Established in 2009, BW Forsyth Partners blends Barry-Wehmiller’s unparalleled legacy of value creation and people-centric culture development with keen investing experience to help companies realize their true potential. With a focus limited to areas known well, BW Forsyth Partners seeks to partner with leadership teams to acquire small- to middle-market companies in the capital and component equipment, and professional services sectors. In each of its operating companies, BW Forsyth Partners deploys operational improvements and strategy development without compromising the autonomy, strategic vision, and entrepreneurial spirit of their leadership teams. For more information, visit

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