C. Richard Gordon is technical director for the Spring Manufacturers Institute and managing director of C. Richard Gordon Consulting LLC. He retired in 2016 from the Gerdau Long Steel North America–Beaumont Steel Mill where he was technical service metallurgist. He has over 40 years’ experience in the steel and wire industries. He previously worked with the National Standard Company managing groups working in the areas of R&D, quality, and process technology for carbon steel and stainless steel wire products. He also worked for Baoan International Investment and US Steel. He is a graduate of the Illinois Institute of Technology with master’s and B.S. degrees in metallurgical and materials engineering. He serves as Chariman of the Board of Directors for the ASM International’s Notre Dame Chapter and is also a member of ASTM, TMS, and WAI.
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