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INDUSTRY NEWS


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INDUSTRY NEWS PERSONALS AFS Corporate Member ATEK Metal Technologies (New


Hampton, Iowa) has appointed Cheol Ro as vice president of operations. Ro will be responsible for all manufacturing opera- tions, purchasing, plant engineering and maintenance for the company. “We are very excited to have Cheol on board,” said Tom Christie, president, ATEK Metal Technologies. “He has excellent LEAN operational leadership experience in a variety of Fortune 500 companies, and I am confident that he is the right person to lead our operations as we continue to grow.” Mike Nikolai, president, CEO and COO of AFS Cor-


porate Member Waupaca Foundry (Waupaca, Wisconsin) received the Sustainable Leadership Award from the Wis- consin Sustainable Business Council. “We will continue to set objectives and targets for key sustainability programs to make ourselves better,” Nikolai said. G.W. Becker Inc. (Hermitage, Pennsylvania), a design


manufacturer of overhead cranes, announced Melanie Arnio has been promoted to HR, health & safety manager. Justin Hayes joined Miller & Company (Rosemont, Il- linois) in April as an area sales manager. Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow announced


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that Nigel Francis has been named as the institute’s CEO and executive director. Francis succeeds Chris Conrardy, who had been serving as the interim executive director since January. LIFT, operated by the American Lightweight Ma- terials Manufacturing Innovation Institute (ALMMII) and one of the founding Manufacturing USA institutes, is a public-private partnership dedicated to developing and deploying advanced lightweight metal manufacturing tech- nologies, and education and workforce training programs to better prepare the workforce of today and in the future. AFS Corporate Member B&L Information Systems


(Bridgman, Michigan) announced that Bryan Hoffmaster has been added to the Odyssey customer support desk. Chicago: America’s Best Sports


Town, written by Modern Casting associate editor Brian Sandalow, was officially released June 12. Published by North Star Editions, the book looks at the history of Chicago sports. Sandalow freelances for the Chicago Sun-Times and Sporting News, and has also written for the Associated Press.


OBITUARIES Carl Weiffenbach died June 13, 2018. He was 83. Weiffen- Intelligent Demolition Power


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bach had worked at Keener Sand & Clay (Columbus, Ohio) and was a member of AFS and the Ohio Cast Metals Association. Michael W. Stahl died May 19, 2018. He was 61. Stahl has been the was the vice president of sales for Olson Alu- minum Castings (Rockford, Illinois). Frank L. Doebler died May 18, 2018. He was 73. Doebler was an owner of Williamsport Foundry (Wil- liamsport, Pennsylvania).


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