Materials Performance

JUN 2019

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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11 MATERIALS PERFORMANCE: VOL. 58, NO. 6 JUNE 2019 evaluate the available choices… [and] use the alloy property comparator on the same web page to see the physical properties of the alloy. It's a quick, easy way to stream- line the alloy selection workflow." Users of the database can design a casting that offers the ideal property type, such as cor- rosion and wear resistance, and property name. The database also compares cast- ings to help users determine which prod- uct is best suited to certain industrial or environmental conditions. Founded in 1869, the 150-year old com- pany has AS9100D:2016 and ISO 9001:2015 certifications, which are both used by avia- tion, space, and defense organizations to produce and deliver a safe, diverse line of products while reducing costs. With these standards in place, the Foundry provides aerospace-quality castings to a variety of original equipment manufacturer markets, including aerospace, naval, oil and gas, and electric generation. The database can be found at the company's web site at MFG Chemical Appoints New Planning, Supply Chain Role Dana Gibbs. Photo courtesy of MFG Chemical. MFG Chemical (Dalton, Georgia, USA), a specialty and custom chemi- cal manufacturer, announced the addition of Dana Gibbs to the newly created position of corporate planning and supply chain manager. Gibbs previously served as president and chief operating officer of Gulf Bayport Chemi- cals LP (Pasadena, Texas, USA) for 14 years. In March 2018, MFG acquired Gulf Bayport and its 25-acre chemical manufac- turing plant in Pasadena. Immediately fol- lowing the acquisition, Gibbs was tasked with handling the integration of the newly acquired company and plant into its new parent organization. Prior to Gulf Bayport, Gibbs served in senior executive manage- ment positions within the energy industry. Gibbs says he looks forward to increasing supply chain efficiency and assisting in the planning of future growth. The company serves global markets, such as agriculture, asphalt, graphic arts, lubri- cants, mining, oilfield, paints and coat- ings, personal care, pulp and paper, and water treatment. In all, it operates a com- bined four manufacturing facilities in Pasadena and at its Northwest Georgia headquarters.

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