January 4, 2016 - The American Iron and Steel Institute today announced the appointment of Raphael Goodstein as director of tax and trade policy. Goodstein has 15 years of Congressional and government affairs experience, including 10 years representing the common policy interests of the domestic auto industry as legislative director with the American Automotive Policy Council.

December 12, 2016 - The Association of Women in the Metal Industries has held its 2017-2018 elections. Two year term positions that were voted on include the President and Vice-President of the AWMI. Voting took place at the 2016 Annual Conference held in Orland Florida last month.

December 12, 2016 - Bell will relocate from Europe to Camfil APC corporate headquarters in Jonesboro, Arkansas, where he will hold full responsibility for the manufacturing, technical and training facility here as well as North and South American sales operations for the company's dust, mist and fume collection products.

December 9, 2016 - Foerster Instruments has hired Jason Wilburn as their new president to handle all operations and oversee all facilities in North America.

December 6, 2016 - Alcoa Corporation today announced that Molly Beerman has been named Vice President and Controller of the Company, and she will serve as principal accounting officer, effective Dec. 9.

December 6, 2016 - Poghosyan comes to Roll-Kraft from Dahlstrom Roll Form, where he was the Vice President of Operations. He has held previous positions as CIS Executive Director and Chief Development Engineer for the Harwal Group of manufacturing companies. He was also the General Project Manager, overseeing 55 personnel at Ararat Group in Armenia.

December 1, 2016 - Nucor Corp. announced today that its board of directors has elected Patrick J. Dempsey as a director effective immediately. Mr. Dempsey, 52, is President and Chief Executive Officer of Barnes Group Inc., an international industrial and aerospace manufacturer and services provider.

November 10, 2016 - Mazak Optonics Corporation has announced that effective immediately Al Bohlen has been promoted to President of their North American operations. Bohlen has been Vice President and General Manager since 2013.

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.

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