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Zekelman Promotes Two Veterans

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Chicago-based Zekelman Industries has promoted two industry veterans.

Tom Muth has been appointed executive vice president and COO of the Tubular Products division. He will oversee the company’s newly created division, which includes the businesses of Wheatland Tube, Western Tube, Atlast Tube, Picoma and Sharon Tube.

He has been instrumental in the success of Atlas Tube, leading expansions, acquisitions and industry changing e-commerce initiatives. Under his guidance, Atlas Tube has propelled itself to the leading manufacturer of HSS in North America,” said Barry Zekelman, CEO of Zekleman Industries.

Additionally, Jeff Cole has been appointed president of Atlas Tube. He has been with Atlas Tube for 27 years, starting on the shop floor and most recently serving as vice president of operations.

He will report directly to Muth.