United Performance Metals is pleased to announce the promotion of Kathy Esquerra to the position of Inside Sales Manager for UPM’s California facility. As a veteran of the specialty metals market, Esquerra’s industry knowledge will strengthen the west coast inside sales team and support UPM’s customers.
TW Metals has promoted Torian Keen to the position of Branch Manager of its Wichita, Kansas facility. Keen has a diversified background in supply chain management, having spent several years in the Learjet and Cessna organizations.
Concept Systems Inc., a leading industrial systems integrator with offices in Oregon, Washington, Colorado and North Carolina today announced that Michael Lindley has joined the Concept Systems’ team as the new Sales Manager.
TECHNI Waterjet is very pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Fields as National Sales Manager for North America. Jim’s unique experience and passion for waterjet cutting technology makes him the ideal candidate to expand the sales network of TECHNI throughout North America.
Penn Stainless Products has announced a collaborative partnership with "Dr. Metals", Hira Ahluwalia, Ph.D., scientist, metallurgist, materials and corrosion consultant to some of the world’s largest industrial consortiums, and president of Material Selection Resources, Inc.
Under new president Joseph Savariego, Delta Brands Inc. has changed its name to Delta Steel Technologies (DST). The name change reflects the company’s focus on innovation, application engineering and mill duty construction.
Pennsylvania Steel Co., Bensalem, Pa., added two territory managers, Dave Darden and Gordon Booth >
Laboratory Testing Inc., Hatfield, Pa., promoted Frank Peszka to director of quality and Ed Deeny to quality manager. >
Mark Sherwin, president of Centria Architectural Systems, Moon Township, Pa., retired in April. >
Trumpf Inc., Farmington, Conn., added to its management team at the Laser Technology Center in Plymouth, Mich. >
Mazak Optonics Corp. is pleased to welcome a new Regional Sales Manager, David Widlund, to the team. >
The International Stainless Steel Forum, Brussels, Belgium, appointed John Rowe as secretary general and member of its executive board. >
Trumpf Inc., Farmington, Conn., appointed Pat Grace to North American sales manager, laser and systems. >
Brad Butler, traffic/safety manager for United Performance Metals, Hamilton, Ohio, completed the Project Management Certificate Program developed by the Project Management Institute and presented by Xavier University, Cincinnati. >
BLM Group USA, Wixom, Mich., appointed Jason E. Blair as its new southern region sales manager. >
John Simon, vice president of sales for Exltube, Kansas City, Mo., has been appointed chairman of the Hollow Structural Steel Committee of the Steel Tube Institute, Chicago. >
Marmon/Keystone LLC, Butler, Pa., added account manager Kevin Jeray to its West Coast sales team. >
National Tube Supply proudly announces a newly created Chief Operating Officer (COO) position and the promotion of four internal staff members. >
O’Neal Industries, Birmingham, Ala., promoted Jeff Simons to vice president marketing and development.
Kathy Esquerra joined United Performance Metals’ La Mirada, Calif., service center as regional account manager.
Schupan Aluminum & Plastic Sales, a division of Schupan & Sons Inc., Kalamazoo, Mich., announced two executive promotions in January.
Ranger Steel, Houston, recently announced several promotions: new CEO, president, and COO.
Rose of Sharon DeVos has been promoted to the newly created director of sales and marketing position at Stainless Sales Corp., Chicago.
Dave Barnes, COO of Plymouth Tube Co., Warrenville, Ill., received the 2012 Chicago CFO of the Year award in the midsize private company category for his leadership and contributions to the business.