ASM Akron Meeting Notice


Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Meeting Sponsor: ASB Industries, Inc.

Reservations Requested by: Monday March 17, 2014 by 3:00 p.m.
Walk-ins are welcome.
Reservations not canceled 2 days prior to meeting will be invoiced as we must pay for meals reserved..

Contact for Reservations: Marion Gordon 330-325-1909

Technical Chair: Deborah Curtis, ASB Industries, Inc. 330-753-8458

Topic: "Power Generation Today"

Discussion to include all forms of power including coal, nuclear, natural gas and wind.

Speaker: Fred Untch, The Babcock & Wilcox Company, Retired

Fred Untch recently retired from The Babcock & Wilcox Company after 44 years of service. His last position was as Regional Manager Replacement Parts Midwest / East region which he held for 28 years.

He started as an Inventory Control Analyst and help positions as a Shop Production Scheduler, Buyer, Manufacturing Engineer Rothemuhle Air Heaters and Field Representative Rothemuhle Air Heaters. Fred has Associates and Bachelors of Art Degrees from Kent State University.

Location:New Era Cafe,
10 Massillon Rd. Akron, OH 44312
Time: Networking: 5:30 / Dinner: 6:30 p.m. / Presentation: 7:30
Cost:$20.00 members & spouses / $22.00 guests / $15.00 retirees / $5.00 Students
Buffet: Chicken Paprikas. Stuffed Pork Chops, Potatoes, Vegetables, Salad, Rolls, Coffee or Soda, Dessert.
Vegetarians: Request "vegetarian" with your reservation.

Next Meeting: April 23, 2014 Change in Schedule NOTE: This is the 4th Wednesday in the month

Student Night and Member Recognition Night
Presentation on the Wright Bros. by Tom Benson, aeronautical engineer in the Turbomachinery and Propulsion Systems Division at the NASA Glenn Research Center and Roger Storm who is the director of the Digital Learning Network (DLN) at NASA Glenn. Meeting will be held at the New Era Café.

Saturday, March 15, 2014, Western Reserve District 5 Science Day - - At The University of Akron Student Union. Each year the ASM Akron Chapter awards scholarships to three students that have presentations in the Materials Category. Consider sponsoring this worthy event. Contact Wayne Niehoff, Babcock & Wilcox, Euclid,

Nominations for incoming 2014-2015 Officers will be taken at the March meeting with elections held at the April meeting. Contact Dave Houser 330-860-1788

ASM Akron Teachers Camp July 21-25, 2014. High school general science, chemistry, physics, math and technology teachers; middle school science teachers. Attend a one-week professional development course this summer – at no cost to you! Contact: Dr.Bob Shemenski, FASM, Akron Chapter Education Chair 330-705-2563.

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ASM Akron Annual Sponsors are now listed Here

In Appreciation We Thank our Sponsors