ThomasNet News Logo
Sign Up | Log In | ThomasNet Home | Promote Your Business

Bernard L. Potts receives ASTM Award of Merit.

Print | 
Email |  Comment   Share  
May 18, 2011 - ASTM Committee B02 on Nonferrous Metals and Alloys presented ASTM Award of Merit to Bernard L. Potts, president and owner of Village Castings Inc. Committee sited Potts for his expert technical contributions to international standards on zinc and its alloys and his leadership in developing and revising standards for Subcommittee B02.04 on Zinc and Cadmium. A member of B02 and ASTM since 1992, Potts serves as B02 recording secretary and is chairman of Subcommittee B02.94 on Long Range Planning.

Bernard L. Potts Receives ASTM International Award of Merit for Contributions to Standards for Zinc and Cadmium


(Archive News Story - Products mentioned in this Archive News Story may or may not be available from the manufacturer.)

ASTM International
100 Barr Harbor Dr., Box C700
West Conshohocken, PA, 19428-2959
USA



Press release date: May 16, 2011

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., - ASTM International Committee B02 on Nonferrous Metals and Alloys has presented the ASTM Award of Merit to Bernard L. Potts, president and owner of Village Castings Inc. in Caseville, Mich. The Award of Merit and its accompanying title of fellow is the highest society award granted to an individual ASTM member for distinguished service and outstanding participation in committee activities. Committee B02 cited Potts for his expert technical contributions to international standards on zinc and its alloys and his marked leadership and diligence in developing and revising standards for Subcommittee B02.04 on Zinc and Cadmium. A member of B02 and ASTM International since 1992, Potts serves as B02 recording secretary and is chairman of Subcommittee B02.94 on Long Range Planning. He also works on Committee B07 on Light Metals and Alloys. Potts has more than 40 years of technical sales and marketing experience in the ferrous and non-ferrous metal industries. From 1981 to 1990, he was a sales engineer at Eastern Alloys Inc. in Maybrook, N.Y., where he provided first line technical service and sales to zinc alloy die casting customers. In 1990, he assumed the role of vice president of sales and marketing at Metropolitan Alloys Corp. in Detroit, Mich., where he oversaw all zinc alloy sales and technical service to customers in the areas of zinc die casting, galvanizing and sacrificial zinc anodes. At Village Castings, which he founded in 2002, Potts is CEO, CFO, president and shop superintendent, overseeing all aspects of the management and operation of a custom foundry, which produces aluminum alloy castings, zinc alloy castings and iron castings. Potts also represents ProMetal RCT, LLC, in Troy, Mich., promoting patternless digital mold and core printers used in the production of prototype sand castings. In addition to his work with ASTM International, Potts is a member of the American Foundry Society, the North American Die Casting Association and INTERZINC. He holds a bachelor's degree in business management from the State University of New York at Buffalo. ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions. View this release on the ASTM Web site at www.astmnewsroom.org.

Print | 
Email |  Comment   Share  
Contacts: View detailed contact information.


 

Post a comment about this story

Name:
E-mail:
(your e-mail address will not be posted)
Comment title:
Comment:
To submit comment, enter the security code shown below and press 'Post Comment'.
 



 See related product stories
More .....
 See more product news in:
Services
 More New Product News from this company:
ASTM Workshop to address additives in biomedical polymers.
Oil Training Course examines sampling, testing, evaluation.
Radiant Barrier Systems Standards approved by ASTM committee.
Training Course addresses hazards in oxygen systems.
More ....
| Featured Manufacturing Jobs
 Other News from this company:
ASTM/NIBS Workshop on Building Science Education in North America
Fatigue and Fracture of Metallic Medical Materials and Devices
ASTM International Compilation on Silica and Associated Respirable Mineral Particles
Guidance for Potential Solar Photovoltaic Investors to Be Provided in Proposed ASTM Standard
Test for Sustained Air Performance of Central Vacuum Cleaning Units Approved as ASTM Standard
More ....
 Tools for you
Watch Company 
View Company Profile
Company web site
More news from this company
E-mail this story to a friend
Save Story
Search for suppliers of
Trade Associations


Home  |  My ThomasNet News®  |  Industry Market Trends®  |  Submit Release  |  Advertise  |  Contact News  |  About Us
Brought to you by Thomasnet.com        Browse ThomasNet Directory

Copyright © 2014 Thomas Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.
Terms of Use - Privacy Policy



Error close

Please enter a valid email address