John Weritz joined the Association in July, 2012, coming from Wise Alloys, where he had served as Metallurgy Manager since 2007. In that role, he was responsible for developing and improving manufacturing methods for Wise's products.
Weritz received his BS in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago Circle and brings over 30 years of experience in the production of aluminum sheet, plate, foil, and extrusion products. He began his career at Reynolds Metals Company, earning roles of increasing responsibility in 25 years with the company, including Metallurgical, Quality Assurance and Production Management positions.
Subsequently, he moved to McCook Metals LLC, where he was Senior Vice President and responsible for additional plants acquired by Michigan Avenue Partners.