October 31, 2016 - McNichols Co. is sad to announce the passing of long-time McNichols Co. Executive Vice President, David J. “Dave” Brenneman. A legend at McNichols Co. who faithfully served the company for 40 years, Brenneman passed following a short, but aggressive battle with esophageal cancer.

October 28, 2016 - AK Steel said today that Dwayne A. Wilson and Arlene M. Yocum have been elected to its Board of Directors, effective January 9, 2017.

October 17, 2016 - Dale Badger has been named president of Blue Grass Metals Inc., a metal forming, stamping, fabrication and assembly Company headquartered in Independence, Ky., effective October 17, 2016.

October 17, 2016 - The Copper Development Association’s director of sustainable electrical energy, Zolaikha Strong, has accepted her appointment to the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee, as chartered by the United States Department of Commerce.

October 14, 2016 - John Ferriola, Nucor Corp.'s chairman, CEO and president, was elected chairman of the board of directors of the World Steel Association at the organization's 50th Annual Conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Ferriola will serve as chairman for a one-year term.

October 11, 2016 - CENTRIA is proud to announce a pair of new September hires to support the company’s impressive project management and customer care teams. Carl Weber joins CENTRIA Architectural Systems as the new Director of Project Management, while Dan Wallace takes on the new role of Program Manager for the Intercept modular metal panel system, one of CENTRIA’s most popular offerings in single-skin metal panels.

October 7, 2016 - John Campo, 74, who was retired as vice president of market development and contract management for O’Neal Industries, Birmingham, Alabama, died Sept. 30 after battling cancer for 21 months.

October 5, 2016 - Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. announced today that it has increased the size of its Board of Directors from nine to 11 members and appointed Karen W. Colonias, 59, and Douglas W. Stotlar, 56, to serve as independent directors.

October 4, 2016 - Marco Palmieri, President of Novelis North America was unanimously elected as the Association's new Second Vice Chairman. Mr. Palmieri will join Mr. Scott and Michelle O'Neill, Vice President of Government Affairs and Trade Policy at Alcoa on the Association's Executive Leadership team.

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.

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