EXECUTIVE ADVISORY BOARD
Rob Mayer, FDMC Chairman
Queen City Forging is an innovative manufacturing partner with over a century of forging experience. Queen City Forging does impression die forging, closed die forging, upset forging, impact hammer forging and press forging, using materials such as alloys, steel, aluminum, stainless and copper.
Dan Ulven, Vice Chairman
Since the production of Ulven Forging Incorporated’s first shackle for a logging company in 1971, they have been making superior forgings. And Specialty products are made to customer specifications from handheld to parts weighing over a ton. Whether the quantity is for a few or for thousands, Ulven Forging makes them the same way – Exactly as you need them.
Charles Edens, Executive Director
ATI lessens the burden of government by coordinating and executing our nation’s most innovative research initiatives. ATI leads diverse industry and academic organizations to develop technology solutions through a collaborative approach. ATI’s current R&D portfolio includes shipbuilding and ship repair, advanced materials, medical technologies, electromagnetic spectrum technologies and rapid prototyping. ATI currently manages over 12 large, federally-funded consortia with a contract value of more than $16 billion. ATI is headquartered in Summerville, SC.
Alex Jennings, EAB Member
Specialty Ring Products, founded in 1890, is a family-owned business that has remained a leader in the forging industry. We attribute this enduring success to four generations of integrity, accountability, and an unyielding commitment to delivering the best possible products and services. As we have expanded into more demanding industries, our capabilities and expertise have grown to meet them. We continually refine our processes to deliver the highest quality forged rings available.
Dana Beyeler, EAB Member
ELLWOOD is a family company, founded in 1910 by David A. Evans and his brother, Jonathan A. Evans. We want our people to have the best tools, so we reinvest profits constantly to buy newer, safer, more productive equipment. Our customers are the world’s leading manufacturers of capital equipment. As their specifications for our products become increasingly demanding, we require state-of-the-art equipment to deliver the highest quality metals and components.
Mike Manning, EAB Member
Finkl Steel is the world’s leading supplier of forging die steels, plastic mold steels, die casting tool steels and custom open-die forgings. Finkl Steel manufactures products at three production facilities in Chicago, Detroit and Sorel. They distribute domestically and to 18 countries worldwide. With more than 100 patents, their steel formulations and steelmaking technologies set worldwide standards. In recognition of Finkl Steel’s product quality, their integrated facilities were the first in America to receive ISO 9000 certification.