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Hitchiner Manufacturing Co., Inc.'s Ferrous Div., Milford, New Hampshire, has appointed Les Snaith manager of quality assurance, Steve Hoyt management representative for QS 9000, Chris Kovach manager of process control engineering, Laura Starr-Houghton quality systems analyst and Lloyd Barss manager of customer support teams.

Hayes Lemmerz International, Inc.'s European Chassis Components Group, Northville, Michigan, has appointed Harrie Giesen president of Metaalgieterij Giesen B.V., Albert Schedl general manager of the System Service Div., Horst Koll vice president of marketing and sales, and Klaus Althoff director of finance and controlling.

U.S. Pipe and Foundry Co., Birmingham, Alabama, has appointed James R. Murray vice president of finance and treasurer.

American Steel Foundries (Amsted Industries, Inc.), Chicago, has appointed Paul F. Fischer vice president of end-of-car operations, John Wories, Jr. vice president of truck operations and Ronald E. Barker president of a new company that combines American Steel Foundries with Keystone Industries.

Riverside Brass and Aluminum Foundry, Ltd., New Hamburg, Ontario, Canada, has appointed Doug Steinmann vice president and Lynn Yantzi and David Seyler co-presidents, succeeding Ervin Steinmann, who has resigned.

Kovatch Castings, Uniontown, Ohio, has appointed Doug Kovatch president.

Fansteel-Escast (Fansteel, Inc.), Addison, Illinois, has appointed Raymond T. Chapman general manager.

Coastcast Corp, Rancho Dominguez, California, has appointed K. Michael Wellman senior vice president of foundries, Todd L. Smith executive vice president of operations and Kathleen H. Wainwright senior vice president of sales[ldots]

Simpson Technologies Corp., Aurora, Illinois, has appointed Scott M. Strobl vice president of technology.

Ormet Primary Aluminum Corp., Wheeling, West Virginia, has appointed John C. Miller sales and marketing director for thixotropic billet.

Amcol International Corp., Arlington Heights, Illinois, has appointed Tony Tomlin vice president of technology and Larry E. Washow president and CEO, succeeding John Hughes, who is retiring. Amcol's specialty minerals operation, American Colloid Co., has appointed Gary Morrison president.

Reading Alloys, Inc., Robesonia, Pennsylvania, has appointed James W. Robison, Jr., director of technology.

RMT, Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, has appointed Richard Williams project manager at its Atlanta office.

August Mack Environmental, Inc., Indianapolis, has appointed Len Hinrichs project manager.

Lindberg Corp., Rosemont, Illinois, has appointed Stephen S. Penley executive vice president.

The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), Dearborn, Michigan, has appointed Ronald P. Harrelson, Caterpillar, Inc., Morton, Illinois, president; Peter Z. Bulkeley, Boston Univ., Boston, president-elect; Marcus B. Crotts, Crotts & Saunders Engineering, Inc., Winston-Salem, North Carolina, vice president; and Keith M. Gardiner, Lehigh Univ., Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, secretary/treasurer. SME's Executive Committee has appointed members Richard L. Kegg, Institute of Advanced Manufacturing Sciences, Cincinnati; David G. Lee, Midway Products Group, Monroe, Michigan; and Richard C. Peters, The Timken Co., Bucyrus, Ohio,

The Aluminum Assn., Washington, D.C., has appointed Robin R. King vice president of communications.