Rolled Alloys has announced that Paul K. Whitcraft, Director of Quality, Safety and Engineering at Rolled Alloys, has been elected as Chairman of ASTM International. Mr Whitcraft has been a member of ASTM for over 30 years and is active on several ASTM committees related to the metals industry. Established in 1898, ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions around the globe.