John Malmgreen, vice president of manufacturing and quality at Eastern Alloys Inc. in Maybrook, N.Y., has received an ASTM International Award of Merit and accompanying title of fellow, the highest organizational honor for individual contributions to standards activities. ASTM International Committee B02 on Nonferrous Metals and Alloys cited Malmgreen for his exemplary service in developing and promoting standards related to zinc and its alloys.
Chairman of Committee B02, Malmgreen has been a member of ASTM International since 1992. He is active in several B02 subcommittees, and is chairman of B02.91 on Terminology and B02.95.01 on U.S. TAG to ISO TC18 on Zinc and Zinc Alloys. Over the years he has made significant contributions to many B02 standards, and has successfully brought together ASTM groups to solve common issues. Malmgreen also serves on Committees A05 on Metallic-Coated Iron and Steel Products; E01 on Analytical Chemistry for Metals, Ores and Related Materials, where he is vice chairman of Subcommittee E01.05; and F40 on Declarable Substances in Materials.
A graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, N.J., where he received a master's degree in chemistry, Malmgreen joined the staff at Eastern Alloys Inc. in 1978 as a chemist. He was promoted to plant manager in 1988 and assumed his current role in 1993. The focus of Malmgreen's work is the technical and practical aspects of manufacturing, including quality control, assurance and production methods.
Outside of ASTM International, Malmgreen is a member of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy and the Council of Industry for the Lower Hudson Valley. He holds a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Hunter College in New York.