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Bentraum D. Huffman Promoted to Chief Operating Officer of Ellwood Group, Inc. (EGI)

Effective February 2, 2015, Bentraum (Ben) Huffman was promoted to Chief Operating Officer (COO) of EGI to replace the retiring Kevin J. Handerhan.Ben joined ELLWOOD National Forge (ENF) in April 2003 as Controller, was promoted in 2005 to Director of Finance, EL... Read more

Ellwood Group, Inc. (EGI) Promotes John R. Paules to Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Effective March 1, 2015, EGI is pleased to announce the promotion of John R. Paules as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of ELLWOOD Group, Inc., reporting to the CEO of the company. Working in cooperation with EGI’s operating divisions, he will have responsibility t... Read more

Gregory Timmons Joins Ellwood Group, Inc. (EGI) as General Counsel

ELLWOOD Group, Inc. (EGI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Gregory Timmons as General Counsel effective October 20, 2014. Greg holds a J.D. from the Duquesne University School of Law where he was a member of the Duquesne Law Review, as well as a B.S. in ... Read more

Kevin Handerhan Elected as Chairman of the International Forgemasters Meeting (IFM) Steering Group

Author: Renee Butler : 11/04/13In the late 1950’s, several of the world’s major open die forgers began discussing the idea of formally getting together every three years in order to give an overview of the industry in their respective countries and provide a foru... Read more

Michael A. Kamnikar Elected President of the Forging Industry Association

Author: RB : 09/27/11Michael A. Kamnikar, EGI's Sr. VP, Marketing and Business Development, was elected President of the Forging Industry Association, Cleveland, OH, a North American-wide trade association of some 120 open die, seamless rolled ring and closed die... Read more

Ake Sundvall retires from the Ellwood Group

Author: press release : 02/06/09Effective the end of 2008, Ake Sundvall has retired as President of ELLWOOD Specialty Steel (ESS), an ELLWOOD Group company. Under Ake’s strong leadership and clear vision over the past 17 years, ESS grew from a start-up to a leade... Read more

New CFO Announced

Author: Press Release : 01/19/09EGI announces the promotion of Ben Huffman to the post of Chief Financial Officer, effective February 1, 2009. This appointment is in addition to Ben’s existing duties as Treasurer of EGI. Ben will report to David Barensfeld.This i... Read more