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Republic Announces New Director of Quality Assurance
Feb. 6, 2007
Feb. 6, 2007 — Republic Engineered Products announced that Robert A. Bullock has been named Director of Quality Assurance.
In his new position, Bullock will oversee Republic's efforts to improve quality and enhance consistency in the company's manufacturing and processing procedures. He previously served as Manager of Quality Assurance at Republic from 2000 through 2002.
"Bob's knowledge of our products, our processes and our markets will prove invaluable as we strive to achieve the goals and vision we've set for this organization," said Noel J. Huettich, Republic's Vice President of Operations.
Bullock has more than 25 years of experience in the steel industry. In addition to his previous employment at Republic, Bullock also has held quality management positions at Charter Steel Inc., Copperweld Corp., USS/KOBE Steel Co. and United States Steel Corp.
Bullock earned a bachelor's degree in materials and metallurgical engineering from Ohio State University in 1981. He is a member and past board member of the former Iron & Steel Society (Cleveland Chapter) and the National Association of Professional Engineers (Cleveland Chapter). He is a member of the American Society of Quality.
Republic Engineered Products, Inc. is a leading North American supplier of special bar quality (SBQ) steel. With headquarters in Fairlawn, Ohio, the privately owned company operates steelmaking centers in Canton and Lorain, Ohio, and value-added rolling and finishing facilities in Canton, Lorain and Massillon, Ohio; Lackawanna, N.Y.; Gary, Ind.; and Hamilton, Ont. Republic employs approximately 2,500 people.