Saminathan Ramaswamy has been the General Manager for the Canton, Ohio plant since 2004; he joined the company in 1994 as a Plant Metallurgist and was promoted to Quality Assurance Manager in 1996. Prior to joining the company he was a Marketing Executive at Sun Flag Iron and Steel Co. and a Sales Engineer at Carborundum Universal Ltd.; both based in India. Saminathan has a B.S. in Metallurgical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology (Trichy, Tamil Nadu, India) and a M.S. in Material Science from Michigan State University.