Tom Christie, president of ATEK Metal Technologies, has been appointed to the American Foundry Society (AFS) Board of Directors. With over 30 years of success in manufacturing, Christie has a passion for using state-of-the-art technologies to mass-produce complex and critical components for Fortune 500 OEMs.
“I’m honored to join the AFS Board of Directors and work side-by-side with my esteemed peers to strengthen the metalcasting industry,” said Christie. “For years, ATEK Metal Technologies has been developing new materials and advanced process technologies. I look forward to leveraging our advanced capabilities, technical knowledge and Tier 1 services to reach AFS members and serve as a voice for the metalcasting industry with federal and state lawmakers.”
The AFS is a non-profit association serving members of the metalcasting supply chain both in the United States and abroad. AFS provides members with advocacy efforts in Washington, D.C., technical education through its Institute, as well as the transfer of innovative research and technology to the industry, its suppliers and those who buy castings. The society was founded in 1896 and serves close to 800 corporate members and 7,500 individual members including metalcasting suppliers and OEM facilities in more than 41 countries worldwide, covering all metalcasting processes and materials.
For more information about ATEK Metal Technologies, visit atekmetaltechnologies.com.