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Magnetics Consultancy Establishes Newsletter Review Board

Walter T. Benecki LLC

Walter T. Benecki LLC(Highland Beach, Florida) – Walter T. Benecki LLC today announced the establishment of a formal review board to support and contribute to its Magnet Industry Newsletter.  Members of this distinguished review board include John Ormerod, Stan Trout and Steve Constantinides.

 "We are pleased to announce the creation of this formal content and review board," said Walt Benecki, editor of the Magnet Industry Newsletter.  “We launched our Newsletter in April, 2016, and the global response has been excellent.  These three gentlemen are all highly recognized industry experts and bring over 90 years combined experience in the magnetics industry.  One of the unique features of our Newsletter is expert commentary, and this board will certainly contribute to the future scope and depth of our Newsletter.”

The subscription-based Magnet Industry Newsletter is published six times per year and covers   a broad range of industry news, including financial reports, current market trends, executive assignments, raw material issues, R&D program updates, technology breakthroughs, new product announcements, new permanent magnet applications, patent litigation updates, market forecasts, strategic alliance and acquisition announcements, and expert editorial commentary.

Dr. John Ormerod is principal and founder of JOC LLC.  John graduated from the University of Manchester, UK with a BSc, MSc, and PhD in Metallurgy.  John has over twenty-five years of research, product development, and manufacturing experience in the area of permanent magnets, metals and soft magnetic materials.  John established his consultancy in 2015.

Dr. Stanley Trout, PE established Spontaneous Materials in 2001, a consultancy devoted to magnetic materials, the rare earths, technical training and technical writing.  With over 40 years of experience in the industry, Stan has a B.S. in Physics from Lafayette College, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Metallurgy and Materials Science from the University of Pennsylvania.

Steve Constantinides is the founder and principal of Magnetics & Materials LLC, a consultancy focused on providing solutions to materials, processing and business issues within the magnetics, ceramics, metals and related industries. Steve joined the magnet industry in 1988 with Crucible Magnetics Company and recently retired as Director of Technology with Arnold Magnetic Technologies.

Walter T. Benecki LLC was established in 2001 after Walt Benecki retired as president of the Magnetics Group of SPS Technologies (now Arnold Magnetic Technologies).  Walt is an expert covering the permanent magnet industry and offers unique industry perspective, having participated in the valuation, negotiation, due diligence and finalization of dozens of licensing agreements, strategic alliances, joint ventures, and acquisitions within the global magnetics industry.

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Walt Benecki
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