space engineering from Oklahoma State University and
an advanced degree in mechanical engineering from
Kansas State University, have both been named design
engineer for material handling equipment.
Mark McGovern has been named inside sales representative for separation equipment. He is a graduate of
the Lynn Classical Vocational Technical Institute in Lynn,
Ohio Laser, a fabricator of tube,
sheet, and plate in Plain City, Ohio,
has appointed Albert Wittkopp as
chief operating officer. He previously
served the Midwest Express Group
of Companies, the U.S. subsidiaries of
Honda Logistics, where he held executive positions in-
cluding officer and director within the Honda Logistics
family in North America.
Wittkopp has an international
business administration degree and
a Japanese language degree from The
Ohio State University.
Scientific Dust Collectors, Alsip,
Ill., has appointed Andrew Rutherford as sales manager. The company
designs and manufactures baghouse,
cartridge, and cyclone-style dust collectors.
United Performance Metals, a
family of companies supplying stainless, nickel, cobalt, aluminum, and
titanium sheet, coil, plate, and bar in
Hamilton, Ohio, has announced the
promotions of several staff members.
Brian Bick has been promoted to
director of sales. Bick has been with
the company for 15 years, with experience in sales and process improvement.
Kathy Esquerra has been appointed as inside sales manager for the La
Mirada, Calif., facility. She served previously as regional account manager.
has been named
inside sales manager at the Hamilton location. In
this role, she is
continuous improvement of sales
processes and systems integration.
Haire has more than 20 years of sales
experience with the company, most
recently in the position of coil segment manager.
Brian Romans has been promoted
to director of business operations.
He brings experience in the specialty
metals market, including sales, purchasing, production planning, and
contract management, to his new
The American Galvanizers Association (AGA), Centennial, Colo., has
launched a new version of its website at www.galvanizeit.org. The
site has a responsive design, so the
display changes depending on the
The search function has been
improved, and tools are displayed
prominently. The site features a more
searchable Dr. Galv (technical FAQ)
section, interactive KnowledgeBase,
and more technical content than
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