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Thursday, 25 May 2017
Dr. Joseph Homeny is promoted to Research and Technical Director
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The Edward Orton Jr. Ceramic Foundation is pleased to announce that Dr. Joseph Homeny has been promoted to Research and Technical Director. Dr. Homeny joined Orton in 1992 as Manager of Orton’s Testing Services and has lead the development of Orton’s Testing Services to a highly respected and trusted testing services laboratory, supporting the ceramic industry with trusted and unbiased material analysis data. Dr. Homeny received his PhD in Ceramic Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University in 1980.

Mr. Brian Rayner has been promoted to fill Dr. Homeny’s position of Testing Services Manager. Mr. Rayner joined Orton in 2004 and served as a Materials Testing Engineer and most recently as Laboratory Manager. Mr. Rayner received his BS degree in Ceramic Engineering from The Ohio State University in 1998.

Dr. Beau Billet has been promoted to Laboratory Manager. Dr. Billet joined Orton in 2016 as a Materials Testing Engineer. Dr. Billet received his PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from The Ohio State University in 2013.

Orton expanded its Testing Services laboratory space in 2016 with the addition of an 8,000 square foot building, emphasizing Orton’s commitment to providing unsurpassed services to the ceramic industry.

The Edward Orton Jr. Ceramic Foundation was established as a Trust under Ohio statutes in 1932. Orton provides pyrometric devices to verify thermal processing, electronic kiln controllers, thermo-analytical instruments to measure high temperature properties of ceramic materials and laboratory analysis of materials based on ASTM Standards. All profits from the operations of Orton are utilized to support research at the university level in support of the ceramic industry.

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Posted on 05/25/2017 1:43 PM by Jim Litzinger
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