Aston process

Aston process

[′as·tən ′präs·əs]
(metallurgy)
A process for making controlled-quality wrought iron synthetically.
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34 For more on the Aston process, see "Patents Aston Process Manufacture of Wrought Iron,' A.
At Byers, the Aston process was a response to hostile market forces and not a precursor to a fundamental change in the firm's management philosophy.
The firm's philosophy, and the legacy of a more traditional labor system and labor-management relation, perpetuated a worker-controlled shop floor even after the Aston process eliminated the need for skilled men in 1930.