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Marketing Manager, Cold Springs Granite Company.

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Chief Engineer, ESCO Engineering.

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Vice President, AMEPA America Inc.

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REFERENCES

Bob Oesterreich
Air Liquide America Corporation
2700 Post Oak Blvd.
Houston, TX  77056
713-896-2232

Nick Klipa
SMS – Concast
100 Sandusky Street
Pittsburgh, PA  15219
412-237-8955

Chris Burnett
Technical Production Manager
Thermo Electron Corp
607 Arrowhead Circle
Mt. Airy, MD   21771
443-277-4926

Roy Phillips
Marketing Director
Steel Mill Products Division
Foseco, Inc.
20200 Sheldon Road
Cleveland, OH   44142
440-816-7086

Tom Scarnati
Tenova Hyl
Ave Munich 101
66452 San Nicholas De Los Garza
Monterrey, N.L.   Mexico
011-52-83-28-28-63   Ext. 52

Albert Walker
Phoenix Combustion, Inc.
P. O. Box 771
Pottstown, PA 19464
610-495-5800

Gene Iannazzo
Harsco Minerals
350 Poplar Church Rd
Camp Hill, PA 17011
717-763-7064

Joe Vehec
American Iron & Steel Institute
247 Fort Pitt Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
412-566-2327

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