O'Neal promotes VP to president

O’Neal Industries, Birmingham, Ala., promoted Steve McCracken from executive vice president to president of O’Neal Manufacturing Services>

Braner USA names president

Braner USA Inc., Schiller Park, Ill., named Chuck Damore president. >

Cincinnati Inc. appoints manager

Cincinnati Inc., Cincinnati, appointed John Prevish sales manager. >

Central Steel & Wire creates new position

Central Steel & Wire Co., Chicago, promoted Timothy Verbeke, a 23-year veteran of the company, to the new position of national account manager. >

Jet Edge appoints regional manager

St. Michael, Minn.-based Jet Edge Inc. appointed Ben Callahan as its North Central regional sales manager. >

Plymouth Tube Co. hires COO

Plymouth Tube Co., Warrenville, Ill., appointed David Barnes to the newly created role of COO. >

Centria Coating Services appoints manager

Centria Coating Services, Moon Township, Pa., appointed Tom Lewis to the newly created position of architectural market manager. >

American Torch Tip Co. hires executive

American Torch Tip Co., Bradenton, Fla., hired Tony Ragle as a regional account executive. >

Marmon/Keystone promotes two

Marmon/Keystone LLC, Butler, Pa., promoted two executives. >

Cincinnati appoints manager

Cincinnati Inc., Cincinnati, appointed Matt Garbarino to marketing manager. >

SSINA elects board members

The Specialty Steel Industry of North America, Washington, D.C., elected new officers to its board of directors. >

Mead promotes vice president

Sandra M. Crawford, executive vice president of Mead Metals Inc., St. Paul, Minn., was promoted to company president. >

Walter AG announces new president

Walter AG, Tübingen, Germany, parent company of Walter USA LLC, Waukesha, Wis., announced Mirko Merlo will become president, effective Jan. 1. >

Agency head receives 40 under 40 award

Rick Van House, 32, president of Know Advertising, Royal Oak, Mich., received the Elite 40 Under 40 award from L. Brooks Patterson, Michigan’s Oakland County executive. >

AP&T expands sales team

AP&T North America Inc., Monroe, N.C., expanded its sales team with the addition of Stefan Knudsen as sales and project manager. >

ThyssenKrupp names president and CEO

Christian Dohr has been named President and CEO of ThyssenKrupp Steel USA, Calvert, Ala. >

Mazak appoints sales manager

Mazak Optonics, Elgin, Ill., appointed Al Bohlen to the newly created position of national sales manager. >

LIA awards chairman

The Laser Institute of America awarded Berthold Leibinger, chairman of the Trumpf Group Supervisory Boards, Ditzingen, Germany, the Arthur L. Schawlow Award. >

Rio Tinto Alcan appoints chairman

Jean Simon was appointed chairman of the Aluminum Association's executive committee. >

Direct Metals hires sales professional

Direct Metals Co. LLC, Kennesaw, Ga., hired Jorge Reyes to its inside sales team. >

Omax hires sales VP

Omax Corp., Kent, Wash., appointed Michael Ruppenthal vice president of North American sales. >

DoAll hires VP

DoAll Co. Inc., Wheeling, Ill., hired Kurt Plechaty as executive vice president in charge of plant operations at Continental Machines. >

Aluminum Association elects board member

The Arlington, Va.-based Aluminum Association elected K. Alan Dick, executive vice president and president of rolled products North America for Beachwood, Ohio-based Aleris, to its board of directors. >

TigerStop hires VP

TigerStop LLC, Vancouver, Wash., hired Jack Ragan as vice president of sales and service. ...>

MultiCam promotes operations manager

MultiCam Inc., Dallas, promoted Tony McGrew to operations manager. ...>

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