October 10, 2017 - CENTRIA is pleased to announce that Stephen Ploszay has joined the team as the new Product Manager, Rainscreen Systems. Ploszay brings a wealth of experience in product marketing, channel sales and account management in the commercial building product industry to his new role at CENTRIA.

October 10, 2017 - O’Neal Industries is pleased to announce the appointment of Kent Brown as president and CEO of O’Neal Manufacturing Services, a supplier of fabricated metal components and welded assemblies serving original equipment manufacturers and O’Neal Industries affiliate, effective October 2, 2017.

October 5, 2017 - Vero Software has hired new Outside Sales Account Manager Bill Horvat, based in Delavan, Wis., to represent its Surfcam and Edgecam brands.

September 29, 2017 - Siegal joined Olympic Steel in 2007 as a quality engineer, and progressed through several roles with increasing responsibility in various regions.

September 15, 2017 - Nucor Corp.’s board of directors approved a steel bar micro mill project. Five states in the Midwest and Southeast are being considered for the project: Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, South Carolina and Florida.

September 14, 2017 - Nucor Corporation announced today that its board of directors has elected retired U.S. Army General Lloyd J. Austin III as a director effective September 18, 2017.

September 11, 2017 - Tim Haubenstricker has been named vice president of sales, and Rob Feielin has been appointed vice president of business development and product management.

August 30, 2017 - Specialty Pipe & Tube Inc., distributor of large-diameter, heavy-wall carbon steel pipe and mechanical tubing, today announced several promotions in its sales and purchasing departments, effective immediately.

August 30, 2017 - MidWest Materials is proud to announce the appointment of Rob Loveman as Director of Sales, Plate Products. Loveman has over 25 years experience in the steel industry serving as Executive Vice-President of Loveman Steel Corporation.

August 24, 2017 - Cincinnati Incorporated has named industry veteran Rakesh Kumar as Vice President of sales, marketing and service. Kumar, a metal fabrication industry veteran, comes to CI from Amada, where he spent more than 20 years in engineering, manufacturing, production control, solution center management and sales.

August 24, 2017 - Cincinnati Incorporated has named industry veteran Rakesh Kumar as Vice President of sales, marketing and service. Kumar, a metal fabrication industry veteran, comes to CI from Amada, where he spent more than 20 years in engineering, manufacturing, production control, solution center management and sales.

August 23, 2017 - Klos will continue his successful efforts overseeing the development of new and improved products and integrated components for CENTRIA Architectural Systems, overseeing engineering and research operations at the company’s state-of-the-art Product Innovation Center (PIC) in Leetsdale, Pa.

August 22, 2017 - Industry visionary and pioneer James Paddock, who worked to establish a reliable international supply chain for the titanium industry and helped sustain and enlighten the domestic market through his support of a fledgling trade association, is the recipient of the 2017 International Titanium Association’s “Lifetime Achievement Award.” ITA leadership will present Paddock with the award at the TITANIUM USA 2017 conference and exhibition, which will be held October 8-11 in Hollywood, Fla.

August 17, 2017 - PFERD INC. has announced the appointment of Michael Roche to the position of Account Manager, Pipeline Market. Roche will report to Jon-Michael Raymond, Vice President, Sales. The announcement was made by Gene Huegin, president.

August 15, 2017 - The Steel Manufacturers Association has announced its annual Don B. Daily Achievement in Safety award recipients for 2017, recognizing the safety efforts of individuals and companies in the North American EAF steel industry. The 2017 recipients of the Don B. Daily Safety awards are: Peter Ossmann of North Star BlueScope, Tim Smith of Gerdau, Petersburg, and the TMK IPSCO facility in Geneva, Neb.

August 9, 2017 - As CIO, Celebuski will provide leadership in building and supporting the TW information technology infrastructure and business processes, and he will assume responsibility for all IT strategies.

August 8, 2017 - CENTRIA is pleased to announce a pair of exciting personnel enhancements to the product management team, including the promotion of CENTRIA’s own Jeff Peskowitz to oversee the product management department and the new hire of Kimberly Rager, Product Manager, Insulated Metal Panels.

July 31, 2017 - Armin Walther has been the Managing Director of Handtmann A-Punkt Automation GmbH since June 2017. With his many years of experience in the field of machine tools, he will drive the development of the company forwards.

July 27, 2017 - Roberto has been working at Bystronic since September of 2014, as Director of Global Key Account Management, where he strengthened the business relationships with global customers and developed new strategic accounts.

July 18, 2017 - In response to continued sales increases, Ohio Gratings, Inc., has named Shaun Eller as the new chief operating officer (COO). The move is designed to keep the company focused on growth around the customer and its commitment to “make it right and ship when promised.”

July 18, 2017 - Shawn Seanor, executive vice president of sales and business development, has announced his retirement. Tom Moline is assuming the role of executive vice president of commercial operations. Bill Bryan has been named executive vice president of manufacturing and supply chain.

July 10, 2017 - O’Neal Steel has appointed Tate Forrester to be the company’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing.  In this role, his focus will be on developing and executing strategic sales plans to promote sales growth and contribute to overall customer satisfaction.

July 10, 2017 - TW Metals has hired David Treglia as Branch Manager of the company’s Cincinnati branch and promoted Renee’ Burcham to Branch Manager of the Charleston, W. Va., branch.

July 6, 2017 - Walter Surface Technologies announces the promotion of three of its directors, Philip Tanious, Josée Coutu and Daimon Mussell.

June 28, 2017 - Farnan’s responsibility will entail managing the procurement and inventory control functions of CTI’s largest asset as they continue to grow the enterprise.

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