June 9, 2015 - Sundberg, a nationally recognized authority on welding and large diameter steel pipelines, will be involved in water, wastewater and infrastructure projects at the company, leveraging his expertise in welding, pipe fabrication, pipeline construction, codes and standards.

June 4, 2015 - Material handling industry veteran to lead regional business development efforts.

June 3, 2015 - Carpenter Technology Corp. today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Tony R. Thene as Carpenter’s President, Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors, effective July 1, 2015.

June 3, 2015 - Jeffrey Peskowitz brings experience and achievements to Centria’s product management team.

May 28, 2015 - Adam Smelewski will be overseeing sales of laser and press brake machinery in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and Florida.

May 27, 2015 - Rowe joins Roofinox from Englert, Inc., a leading American manufacturer of metal and aluminum roofing and wall panel coil, where he was director of product management responsible for the planning, development and introduction of all new products.

May 27, 2015 - Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp. announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Richard B. Evans to serve as the Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors.

May 19, 2015 - In his new position, Dolata will focus on directing the outside sales force and further strengthening the company’s relationships with existing customers.

May 15, 2015 - In addition to working with customers in Canada, she will now serve those in North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska and Colorado.

May 13, 2015 - In this position, she will be responsible for all facets of the company’s human resources, as well as medical and health services. Sykes will be based at the company’s Pittsburgh headquarters and will join the company’s executive management team.

May 13, 2015 - Mr. Gonzales will be honored in recognition of his excellence in leadership, contributions to the industry and commitment to the community.

May 13, 2014 - Shashikant was previously Group Executive President, Group Human Resources, for the Aditya Birla Group, the Mumbai-based conglomerate of which Novelis is a part. In his new role, Shashikant will be based at Novelis' global headquarters in Atlanta.

Kent Howard, previous President and CEO, is transitioning into retirement and will move into the role of advisor to the President and Board of Directors.

May 11, 2015 - Ryerson Holding Corp. today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Edward J. Lehner as the company's President and Chief Executive Officer, effective June 1, 2015. He will succeed Michael C. Arnold who will retire at the end of the month.

May 8, 2015 - George J. Koenig, president, Berry Metal Co., Harmony, Pa., has been appointed president of the Association for Iron & Steel Technology for 2015–2016.

May 7, 2015 - The Steel Tube Institute has announced the retirement of Executive Director Bill Wolfe after 13 years serving as head of the industry trade association. Joseph Anderson has been chosen as STI’s new Executive Director.

May 6, 2015 - Reynolds will manage a staff of several regional salesmen and oversee a national network of distributors.

May 6, 2015 - Torr has more than 45 years of experience in proprietary metal plating solutions, including process chemistry of copper, nickel, chrome, tin, silver and gold.

May 5, 2015 - Bob Berkshire has been appointed to Regional Sales Manager for the Central United States Region, encompassing northern Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, and Ohio.

The Wisconsin Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense, honored Linetec’s paint operations manager Paul Bratz with a Patriot Award.

Jan Hofmann has been the interim head of the business area APAC since April 1, 2015. Prior to his current position he has held key positions in the company.

Bonnie Manley, P.E., Director of Construction Codes and Standards for the American Iron and Steel Institute, was named as a Structural Engineering Institute Fellow at the 2015 Structures Congress.

In this capacity Mr. Abram is responsible for directing the company’s global financial operations including accounting, finance, human resource, mergers and acquisitions, and related activities.

Marmon/Keystone West Coast District Sales Manager Staci Griffin has been promoted to District Manager of the West Coast, based out of the company’s Los Angeles metals service center.

Mr. Wolfort, 31, initially joined Olympic Steel in 2005 as a general laborer in the company's Cleveland warehouse facility.

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