Original Press Release
ASTM International Committee on Metallic-Coated Iron and Steel Products Honors Gary W. Dallin
Press release date: February 24, 2010
W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., -Consultant Gary W. Dallin of Burlington, Ontario, Canada, director of the GalvInfo Center, a program of the International Zinc Association, has received the Kenneth J. Boedecker Jr. Distinguished Service Award for his exceptional contributions to ASTM International Committee A05 on Metallic-Coated Iron and Steel Products. A member of ASTM International since 1985, Dallin served as chair of Committee A05 from 2004 to 2009 and currently works on several A05 subcommittees. The committee has honored him twice before for his contributions, with the Award of Merit, the highest organizational recognition for individual contributions to ASTM standards activities, in 1998, and with the A05 Centennial Award of Appreciation in 2006. In addition to A05, he also serves on Committees A01 on Steel, Stainless Steel and Related Alloys and B02 on Nonferrous Metals and Alloys. Dallin, who holds a bachelor's degree in metallurgical engineering from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, spent 36 years at Stelco Inc. in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, where he held several positions in the coated product area including manager, metallurgy and quality assurance, cold roll and coated products; manager of product and service metallurgy; and senior product metallurgist-coated. In 2001, Dallin left Stelco and started his consulting company, Steel Technology Services Inc. In addition to ASTM International, Dallin is a member of Professional Engineers Ontario, the Association for Iron and Steel Technology and 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. View this release on the ASTM Web site at www.astmnewsroom.org.