ASM Akron Meeting Notice
Annual Student Night and
Member Recognition Night

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Sponsors: ASB Industries, Inc., Akron Foundry Inc., Allen Aircraft Products, McAfee Tool & Die

Reservations requested by: Monday, April 13, 2015 by 4:00 p.m.
Contact for Reservations:Marion Gordon 330-325-1445
Technical Chair: Wayne Niehoff, Babcock & Wilcox, Euclid

Walk- ins are welcome. Reservations not cancelled 2 days prior to meeting will be invoiced as we must pay for meals reserved.

Topic: An Overview of the different materials & associated manufacturing processes that are required to make a radial tire.

Speaker: Ari Mazumdar, PhD, MBA
Lead Engineer, Global Raw Material Development and Approvals
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

Western Reserve District 5 Science Day
Materials Category winners

as judged by the ASM Akron members:
Lou Cseko, AP Pandey, Wayne Niehoff.

Joseph Puhalla “Carbon Nanomaterial Based Polymer Composites” St. Vincent - St. Mary High 12th grade.

Alex Heard “Creating a Hydrophobic Coating on Paper with Layer-by-Layer and Chemical Vapor Deposition” St. Vincent - St. Mary High 11th grade

Grace Elhindi “Primer Under Cover” St. Rita School 7th grade

Congratulations to the winners and all who entered the competition!

ASM Akron Chapter Member Anniversary Recognition:

Life Member: Louis L. Cseko, American Friction Technologies
25 Year Members: Deborah Curtis, ASB Industries Inc.
Joseph Powell, Akron Steel Treating Co.
15 Year Member: Dr. Mykola Kobasko, IQ Technologies
5 Year Member: Mr. Ricardo Aspiras, Jacobson Manufacturing

Elections for 2015-2016 Officers will be taken at this meeting .

Location:New Era Cafe, 10 Massillon Rd. Akron, OH 44312 330-784-0087
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. Lasagna, Potatoes, Vegetables, Salad, Rolls, Coffee or Soda, Dessert.
Vegetarians: Request "vegetarian" with your reservation so that we can order your meal.

ASM Akron Teachers Camp July 20-24, 2015.
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.

Next Meeting: In the Works: Possibly scheduling a tour of the MAPS Museum, North Canton. May 20, 2015, featuring all things aircraft. For those of you who have never been to the MAPS Museum, they have many full size aircraft on display. It would be a good family activity.

Please keep your e-mail address up to date by furnishing it to ASM International via your log-in page at

ASM Akron Annual Sponsors are now listed Here

In Appreciation We Thank our Sponsors