Materials Performance

DEC 2018

Materials Performance is the world's most widely circulated magazine dedicated to corrosion prevention and control. MP provides information about the latest corrosion control technologies and practical applications for every industry and environment.

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13 MATERIALS PERFORMANCE: VOL. 57, NO. 12 DECEMBER 2018 Continued on page 14 nizations to facilitate and coordinate information sharing; fostering discussion on research needs and challenges prevent- ing additive manufacturing from wide adoption; and developing guidelines to evaluate materials and technology for additive manufacturing. "3-D printing is a new and exciting frontier in the concrete industry," says Scott Jones, chair of the committee. "ACI Committee 564 hopes to bring together all stakeholders to discuss the many challenges and opportunities with this new technology." More related information can be found at the group's web site: directoryofcommittees/acommitteehome. aspx?committee_code=C0056400. Specialty Coatings Firm Promotes Three to Senior Staff Lonny DiRusso. RPM Interna- tional, Inc. (Medina, Ohio, USA), a global leader in spe- cialty coatings, sealants, build- ing materials, and related services, announced a trio of promotions to its senior level staff. According to CEO Frank C. Sullivan, the moves are "part of an organizational realignment that will support our operating improvement initiatives." Lonny DiRusso is now the company's vice president and chief information officer ; Matthew Franklin is new vice president—information technol- ogy (IT); and Gordon Hyde has been moved to the role of vice president—operations. All are longstanding employees. As vice president and chief information officer, DiRusso is charged with aligning the corpo- rate-wide IT program with the company's overall strategic vision. Meanwhile, Frank- lin's new role will have him handling daily IT support at the company's corporate headquarters, providing oversight of the company's IT initiatives, and managing its information security program. Finally, Hyde's new role will see him leading the company's manufacturing, supply chain, and procurement improvement initiatives alongside Timothy Kinser, who was recently appointed as vice president—operations. Paints, Coatings Group Sells Specialty Chemicals Paints and coatings company AkzoNobel (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) completed the sale of the Specialty Chemicals MP1019 © 2018 Aegion Corporation PROTECT YOUR ASSETS WITH PIPELINE INTEGRITY MANAGEMENT Asset Integrity Management Data management and GIS Cathodic protection engineering Field joint coating applications ID, FBE and 3LPE/3LPP coatings Thermoplastic lining and monitoring systems SEE AEGION. CONTACT US NOW 844.619.2926 Aegion also rehabilitates pipelines and provides maintenance, turnaround and construction services at refineries, petrochemical and other industrial facilities.

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