Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation announced the appointment of Samuel C. Lyon as President of Union Electric Steel Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ampco-Pittsburgh. Mr. Lyon succeeds Rodney Scagline, former Union Electric Steel President. The Corporation would like to thank Mr. Scagline for his contributions and leadership during the past seven years and wishes him the very best in his future endeavors.
Mr. Lyon brings over 27 years of experience in lean manufacturing, operations and process improvement leadership to his role at Union Electric Steel, most recently serving as Vice President and Group President of Performance Engineered Products for Carpenter Technology Corporation, a developer, manufacturer and distributor of stainless steels and corrosion-resistant alloys. In this role, Mr. Lyon had overall leadership responsibility for the Dynamet Incorporate, Carpenter Powder Products, Amega West Services, and Distribution businesses. Prior to this leadership position, Mr. Lyon was Vice President and General Manager for Dynamet.
Mr. Lyon has held executive roles in operations management as Chief Operating Officer for the UCI-Fram Pumps Business, Vice President of North East Manufacturing Operations for AFGlobal Corporation, and as Vice President of Operations and Director of Lean Manufacturing for Precision Castparts Corporation. Mr. Lyon has also held positions of increasing responsibility and leadership during his 17 years with Alcoa Forged Products.
Mr. Lyon holds a bachelor’s degree in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. He will be based in Carnegie, Pennsylvania.