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John Chir Elected Chairman of ASTM International Metallography Committee

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Press release date: January 29, 2010

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., January 29, 2010-ASTM International Committee E04 on Metallography has elected John Chir, manager of labs and nondestructive testing at Latrobe Specialty Steel Co., Latrobe, Pa., as its new chairman. The committee, with a membership of more than 175, includes 15 subcommittees who maintain 34 standards on metallography published in the Annual Book of ASTM Standards.

In addition to his responsibilities as chairman of the E04 main committee, John leads Subcommittee E04.09 on Inclusions. A member of ASTM International since 1996, he also serves on Committees A01 on Steel, Stainless Steel and Alloys, E08 on Fatigue and Fracture and E28 on Mechanical Testing.

John began his career as a research assistant at Latrobe Specialty Steel Co. in 1984. Since then, he has worked in various engineering and managerial positions relating to metallurgy, chemical analysis and nondestructive testing at Latrobe before assuming his current role in 2009.

A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa., where he earned bachelor's degree in physics, John is also a member of ASM International.

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.

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