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Patrick Horvath

Patrick Horvath


Patrick S. Horvath (BS MTU MY 1967, MBA Cal State Long Beach 1973). Mr. Horvath began his career as a metallurgist for Wyman-Gordon Co., originally in Massachusetts and later with their Reisner Metals facility in California. In 1979, he founded Accurate Metallurgical Services, Inc., a firm that tested metals and composites, particularly for the aerospace, oil tool, automotive, . . .

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Edwin Johnson

Edwin Johnson


Edwin B. Johnson began his career in research at Cleveland-Cliffs in 1948 as a metallurgist in Ishpeming. Rising through the ranks in Ishpeming, Ned became range metallurgist in 1955, chief metallurgist in 1963 and assistant manager of Michigan mines in 1964. In 1966, he was promoted to manager of Michigan mines. Ned moved to Cleveland OH in 1970, when he was promoted to general . . .

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Danielle Rickert

Danielle Rickert


Danielle graduated from Michigan Tech in 2004 with bachelor's degrees in Materials and Metallurgical Engineering and Business Administration. She worked in the aluminum die casting business and then went on earn her masters in Metallurgical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines in 2009. After graduation she began work at The Timken Company as Senior Steel Business Associate. . . .