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ASTM International Committee A01 on Steel, Stainless Steel, and Related Alloys presented Award of Merit and accompanying title of fellow to Thomas J. Mach, QC manager at Mach Industrial Group in Houston, TX. ASTM International member since 1995, Mach was honored for outstanding leadership and contributions to standardization of steel forgings for wrought fittings, steel and stainless steel pipe and tube, and special applications.
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ASTM International Steel Committee Presents Award of Merit to Thomas Mach
W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.—ASTM International Committee A01 on Steel, Stainless Steel and Related Alloys has presented the Award of Merit to Thomas J. Mach, quality control manager at Mach Industrial Group in Houston, Texas. The Award of Merit and its accompanying title of fellow is ASTM’s highest organizational recognition for individual contributions to standards activities.
Mach was honored for his outstanding leadership and contributions to the standardization of steel forgings for wrought fittings, steel and stainless steel pipe and tube, and special applications. A member of ASTM International since 1995, Mach participates on several A01 subcommittees and has served as secretary of the A01 section on forgings for more than 12 years. He also chairs the group on welding fittings and was producer vice chairman of A01 for a six-year term. The committee has honored his past work with an Award of Appreciation and Award of Excellence. Mach is also a member at large on the executive subcommittee of Committee B02 on Nonferrous Metals and Alloys, and received the B02 Gary M. Kralik Distinguished Service Award in 2011.
A graduate of the University of Houston where he received a bachelor’s degree in accounting, Mach has been with the Mach Industrial Group, a major manufacturer and fabricator of pipe and related weld fittings for the petrochemical and other industries, since 1973.
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