September 27, 2016 - The Aluminum Association's Aluminum Transportation Group (ATG) today announces its new Chairman John Thomas, global marketing manager of automotive at Alcoa. Preceding Thomas is Tom Boney who was recently promoted to vice president of North American operations at Novelis. Ganesh Panneer, vice president and general manager of automotive, North America, Novelis, assumes the role of ATG vice chairman.
September 20, 2016 - In his new role, Post will be responsible for the oversight and management of the Chambersburg Division including day-to-day facility operations, overseeing inventory management, controlling expenses and business development.
September 7, 2016 - United Performance Metals welcomes Joe Angelillo as Account Manager and Madison Mutlu as Marketing Assistant.
September 2, 2016 - Alcoa announced today that it has named Kate Hargrove Ramundo Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of the future Arconic Inc., a role which will take effect upon the Company’s separation later this year. Ramundo will succeed Audrey Strauss who plans to retire at the completion of Alcoa’s separation.
September 1, 2016 - The Committee to Support U.S. Trade Laws announced today that Thomas M. Sneeringer has been appointed to serve in the newly-created position as Executive Director. Mr. Sneeringer’s appointment is effective as of September 1, 2016. Mr. Sneeringer is a lawyer and government relations professional who has represented the interests of American manufacturers for over two decades.
August 30, 2016 - Appointment of Massimo Denipoti as president positions company for accelerated growth.
August 26, 2016 - The North American Steel Alliance Succession Planning Committee and Board of Directors are pleased to announce the hiring of Michael Wagner as the new President of the cooperative.
August 17, 2016 - Specialty Strip & Oscillating Inc., Masury, Ohio, announces the hiring of Michelle Roberts as their new Inside Sales Rep. Michelle was originally hired as part of the Specialty Strip office support team one year ago.
August 10, 2016 - PFERD INC. has announced the appointment of Jon-Michael Raymond to the position of vice president of sales. In this position, Raymond will be charged with managing PFERD’s U.S. sales force responsible for the welding, industrial and STAFDA channels.
August 10, 2016 - Michael Ogrizovich is also promoted to Vice Chairman of Mill Operations; new hire Joel Mazur is named Vice Chairman of Service Center Operations.
July 28, 2016 - Mr. Marcelo Botelho will become President and Chief Executive Officer of California Steel Industries Inc. effective August 1, 2016, replacing Mr. Toshiyuki Tamai, who is retiring after 43 years in the steel industry in Japan and the United States.
July 26, 2016 - SMA founder James F. Collins has passed away. He was 90 years old.
July 22, 2016 - Novelis announced a number of senior executive moves to further meet the needs of its customers and to continue to deliver high-quality, innovative products to the marketplace. Emilio Braghi has been named Senior Vice President, Novelis Inc. and President, Novelis Europe; Tom Boney has been named Vice President, Operations, North America; and, Ganesh Panneer has been named Vice President and General Manager, Automotive, North America.
July 20, 2016 - Clyde E. Forney, who enjoyed a distinguished 45-year career in the titanium industry and was instrumental in the development and commercialization of Ti-3Al-2.5V alloy as the material of choice for aircraft hydraulic tubing and many other industrial and commercial applications, is the recipient of the International Titanium Association’s (ITA) prestigious 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award.
July 19, 2016 - As President and CEO, Cicco will have responsibility for all of the company’s operations in North and South America. In addition, Rick Schneider has been named Chairman of FANUC America and will continue in his role as a board member of parent company, FANUC Corp.
July 18, 2016 - Wes Doneth has been promoted to Regional Sales Manager for the Northeast region. Wes has been an employee of Fronius USA since June 2008 when he started as Tech Support Manager for the Perfect Welding Division. In 2013 he moved into sales and held the position as Area Sales Manager for Michigan and Indiana.
July 13, 2016 - Mr. Bartelli will be responsible for the sale of Behringer bandsaws, circular cold saws and material handling equipment in 11 western U.S. states including Califirnia, Oregon, Washington, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico.
July 12, 2016 - Mazak Corp., Florence, Kentucky, has announced that Brian Papke, long-time company president, has accepted a new position as Chairman, and Daniel Janka, former executive vice president, has been named company president. As of July 1, Janka will assume the normal operating functions of Mazak’s North American operations
July 6, 2016 - Jack Berg, founder and retired president of Service Filtration Corp., was a tireless supporter of the technical and educational missions of the AES, AESF and NAMF for more than 50 years.
June 29, 2016 - Dengensha México has increased its resistance welding support capabilities by adding Raul Ramiro Flores Rodriguez as Technical Service Engineer. Adding Flores is a direct result of México’s automotive industry growth and DGM’s direct response to that growth with increased customer service and sales support.
June 28, 2016 - Reyes is a 33-year steel industry veteran and began his career at Olympic Steel in 1999 as a Sales Manager. He served as General Manager — Minneapolis for 12 years and was promoted in 2014 to Vice President, Sales and Marketing — Flat Rolled.
June 23, 2016 - John Bugh will have global responsibility for the division, which includes ECi M1 ERP software, and will be based at ECi headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas.
June 10, 2016 - Jeff Moe joins the Christy Metals sales group with over 40 years of sales experience in metals and metal finishing.
June 7, 2016 - John Martinez, sales and purchasing director for TCI Precision Metals, died May 24, according to the Gardena, California-based metal processor and distributor.
May 31, 2016 - CENTRIA Architectural Systems is pleased to announce that Ralph Smillie and Pat Baker have been promoted to Vice President, CAS Distribution and National Accounts Manager, respectively.