Carpenter Technology names President and COO

Carpenter Technology Corp. has announced that Robert J. Torcolini has been elected President and Chief Operating Officer, effective 1 July. Torcolini was also elected to the company’s Board of Directors. Torcolini, 51, has worked most of his career at Carpenter. He joined the company in 1973 as an Assistant Physicist in the R&D lab and progressed through a series of metallurgy positions before moving into technical management in 1981. Torcolini was named Vice President of Carpenter’s former Steel Division Technical Services group in 1988. He became the Steel Division’s Vice President, Manufacturing Operations in 1993.
In 1997, Torcolini was named President of what was then Carpenter’s largest acquisition-Dynamet Inc., a titanium bar and wire producer based in Washington, Pa. In January 2000, Torcolini became Senior Vice President-Engineered Products Operations, with responsibility for Dynamet, Carpenter Powder Products and the Engineered Products Group, a group of companies that make custom metallic and ceramic components for aerospace, automotive, consumer and industrial use.

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