VDMA Metallurgy – metallurgical equipment and plant sectors join forces in new Specialist Association
At their joint general meeting in Frankfurt am Main, the VDMA Specialist Associations – Foundry Machinery, Metallurgical Plants and Rolling Mills, and Thermo Process Technology –announced the formation of a new joint group: the VDMA Metallurgy Specialist Association. The previous specialist associations are to be specialist sections of the new body. The overall board of VDMA Metallurgy will comprise the chairmen and deputy chairmen of the previous specialist associations. The designated chairman of the board is Ioannis Ioannidis, president & CEO of the Oskar Frech company. Designated deputy chairmen are Christian Bartels-von Varnbüler, president of the Küttner Group, and Joachim G. Wünning, managing director of WS Wärmeprozesstechnik GmbH.