John Weritz leads The Aluminum Association’s Standards & Technology department, which creates the backbone of a vital communication system that facilitates the production, sale and use of aluminum. He has more than 30 years of experienced in the production of aluminum sheet, plate, foil, and extrusion products.
Prior to joining the Association in 2012, Weritz served as Metallurgy Manager at Wise Alloys, where, he was responsible for developing and improving manufacturing methods for the company’s products. He began his career at Reynolds Metals Company, earning roles of increasing responsibility – including Metallurgical, Quality Assurance and Production Management positions – throughout his 25 years with the company.
A Chicago native, Weritz received his B.S. in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago Circle.