Industry Involvement

Worthington is an active member of many industry associations, including those that establish and regulate manufacturing and transportation of our products. We’re proud that our team of professionals, with decades of experience, serves as a resource in our industries.

Steel Processing
  • The American Society for Metals
  • American Society for Testing and Materials
    • Ted Armbruster, VP of Technical Services serves as a board member
  • Association of Cold Rolled Strip Steel Products
    • Ted Armbruster, VP of Technical Services serves as Chairman of the Technical Committee
    • Cliff Larivey, VP of Purchasing serves as Vice President of the Board
  • Society of Automotive Engineers
  • Association for Iron and Steel Technology
  • Alabama and Tennessee Automotive Associations
  • National Corrugated Steel Pipe Association
  • Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association
  • Fabricators & Manufacturers Association
  • Metals Service Center Institute
  • National Coil Coating Association

Pressure Cylinders Regulatory
  • American National Standard Institute (ANSI)
    • Steve Gentry, Compliance & Regulatory Manager serves on ANSI Technical Advisory Group ISO TC58/SC3
  • American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Pressure Vessel Manufacturers Association (PVMA)
    • Brooke Conrad, Quality Assurance Manager, serves as Secretary and Treasurer.
    • Jim Getter, Project Engineer, serves as voting member, past president and served two terms on board of directors.
  • Canadian Standards Association (CSA)
    • Steve Gentry, Compliance & Regulatory Manager, serves on CSA B339, B340, B341 and B342 Committees as well as the CSA/ANSI Z-21.58 Committee
  • Compressed Gas Association (CGA)
    • Steve Gentry, Compliance & Regulatory Manager, serves the Cylinder Valve Committee, serves as Vice Chairman of the Cylinder Specification Committee, serves as Chairman of the LP-Gas Committee and participates in the Natural Gas Committee
    • Jim Knox, VP Global Operations, serves as board member.
    • Paul Newberry, Regulatory Engineer, sits on the following committees: Cylinder Specification Committee, Atmospheric Gases and Equipment Committee, Bulk Distribution Equipment and Standards Committee, Medical Equipment Committee, Medical Gases Committee.
  • Edison Welding Institute
  • Health Canada (CCPSC)
  • International Standards Association (ISO)
  • National Board Inspection Code (NBIC)
    • Jim Getter, Project Engineer, serves as Chairman of subgroup on Inspection.
  • National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors (NBR)
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
    • Steve Gentry, Compliance & Regulatory Manager, serves the NFPA Technical Committee on Gases representing the Compressed Gas Association.
  • Underwriters Laboratory (UL)
    • Jody McKinley, Product Development Manager, serves on UL Committee STP 147
  • US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
  • US DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA)
  • Transport Canada (TC)
  • Transportable Pressure Equipment Directive (TPED)

Pressure Cylinders Products
  • Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI)
    • Dave Burks, Director of Industrial Products, serves as a member.
  • Propane Education and Research Council (PERC)
    • Worthington’s Mike Alexander, Key Account Manager, serves as a board member
  • National Propane Gas Association (NPGA)
    • Steve Gentry, Compliance & Regulatory Manager, serves on the NPGA Scholarship Committee, NPGA Technology, Safety and Standards Committee, serves as Chairman of the NPGA Cylinder Exchange Council and NPGA Manufacturers Section, serves on the NPGA Board of Directors and Executive Committee
  • Natural Gas Vehicles Association (NGVA)
  • Clean Fuels Ohio
  • Cryogenic Society of America
  • American Petroleum Institute (API)
    • Steve Gentry, Compliance & Regulatory Manager, serves as a member in accordance with Worthington’s API 12F and 12P quality certifications
  • American Nuclear Society (ANS)
    • Brett Williams, Key Account Manager-Nuclear, serves as a member

Engineered Cabs
  • Global Cab Alliance
  • South Dakota State Mechanical Engineering Advisory Board
  • Lake Area Technical Institute Robotics Advisory Board
  • Lake Area Technical Institute Engineering Advisory Board
  • Association of Equipment Manufacturers Construction Equipment Regulations and Standards Committee
  • Association of Equipment Manufacturers Forestry Equipment Council
  • Society of Automotive Engineers Operator Protection Technical Committee

Worthington Industries