Technology Committees

Specialty Alloy & Foundry Technology Committee Meeting

7 May 2019 • David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Room CC-327 • Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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1. Chair’s opening remarks- Kevin Ninehouser 
2. Appoint minute-taker
3. Antitrust guidelines & Anti-Harassment Policy
4. Membership and attendance
5. Review minutes of previous meeting
6. AIST Staff Announcements

Main agenda items


Present Technology Committee Best papers awards.

  • “Characterization of Inclusions in Air Melt Stainless Steel” by Richard H. Smith – Carpenter Technology Corporation. This award will be presented at AISTech 2019 during the SAFTC meeting.


Review Mission Statement

  • To serve and provide members producing stainless steel, specialty alloy steel, and foundry operations a forum for technical information exchange between producers and suppliers involved in these specialty markets through technical presentations, plant tours, and member networking to promote process advancements, cost-effective practices and safe operating procedures. 


Board of Director Level Awards Nominations for Distinguished Member and Fellow, Sendzimir Award, Fairless Award and Steelmaker of the Year nominations


Develop committee objectives for next year

  • Meeting Locations

  • Technical Topic to be discussed at Meetings and possible presenters


AIST Digital Transformation work force group

  • One volunteer from each committee to join the task force group. Please recommend a colleague that would be interested in participating. Meeting held at ASITech on Wednesday May 8th 1:30-2:30 pm Room CC-330. 


Elect New Committee Officers for 2019/2020 term:

  • Chair - Andy Pinskey

  • Vice Chair - Calum Learn

  • Papers Chair - Josh Anderson

  • Education Chair - Allen Chan

  • Study Tour Chair - John Middleton


Present Chair Plaques


Discussion items


Next meeting – Suggested to be at MS&T19 – September 29-October 3, 2019, Portland, Ore.


Chair conclusion

1 p.m.

Adjourn for Lunch