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Gantrex Colleague Recognized as AIST Distinguished Member and Fellow

We are proud to announce that the Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST) has selected our Gantrex colleague, Tom Berringer, as a 2024 AIST Distinguished Member and Fellow. This prestigious award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to advancing technical development, production, processing, and application within the iron and steel industry, while also demonstrating exemplary service to the Association.

AISTech, the Iron & Steel Technology Conference and Exposition, stands as the largest annual forum for the global steel industry. With over 20,000 members worldwide, AIST has been at the forefront of advancing steel technology for over 50 years. What began as an engineering group has evolved into a dynamic association with international reach and impact. As AIST continues to expand its reach and influence, it remains committed to its founding principles of excellence, collaboration, and technical advancement.

Tom’s dedication and passion to educating and mentoring steel industry professionals, particularly in the field of crane engineering, has earned him this well-deserved and prestigious recognition. His leadership in organizing the annual AIST Crane Symposium as chair of the event and his contributions to technical reports and publications have been instrumental in sharing knowledge and driving advancements in the overhead crane industry.

Enabling Tom to share his expertise within the Crane Technology Committee exemplifies how Gantrex supports the industry we serve. As a thought leader in the crane rail industry, we foster an environment where knowledge exchange is mutual, recognizing that the learning process goes both ways. By empowering our team members to contribute to industry committees, we not only share Gantrex expertise but also benefit from valuable insights gained from collaborative efforts. This two-way exchange of knowledge strengthens our industry influence and enables us to continuously enhance our customers’ operations.

Hats off to Tom for this remarkable achievement. His passion for excellence and commitment to advancing our industry exemplify the core values of Gantrex. We look forward to celebrating Tom’s accomplishments at the AIST President’s Award Breakfast and President’s Dinner during AISTech 2024 in Columbus, Ohio, USA.

Tom, we are proud to have you on our Team Gantrex and commend you on this distinguished honor.