A member of AFS, Woehlke was a Director-Class of 1965 and served as chairman of the AFS Wisconsin Chapter Woehlke served as a trustee of the Gray Iron Research Institute
, president of Gray Iron Founders Association, trustee-at-large and president for FEF, and director of the Iron Castings Society He received the William J.
He worked with Sivyer Steel Casting Co., Brillion Iron Works, Battelle Memorial Institute and the Gray Iron Research Institute
. He developed methods for improved control of metallurgical characteristics of cast irons.