OCTOBER 2011
                                        

The American Steel Coalition is reactivated

The American Steel Coalition (ASC), a grassroots alliance of suppliers, customers and individuals who support the domestic steel industry, has announced its reactivation. Michael Romano, vice president, strategic accounts, Nalco Company, who will serve as chairman of the coalition, said the ASC will be “a strong voice in advocating for policies that strengthen the global competitiveness of the American steel industry and the overall United States manufacturing sector.”

The announcement also served to recognize eight companies/individuals who joined with Romano in the American Steel Coalition’s Founders Circle. The Founders Circle members are James R. Boughton, SES, LLC; Charles Connors, Sr., Magneco/Metrel Inc., Kevin Fenton, GrafTech International; Steve Harker, Kvaerner North American Construction; George Koenig, Berry Metals Company; Robert Kuball, Heraeus Electro-Nite Co. LLC; William Rackoff, ASKO, Inc.; and Joe Turner, Shaw Plant Services.