In this 20-minute webinar, Lesley Albrecht, Lead Surveyor of Materials & Equipment for the Western Hemisphere, and Satya Meruva, Managing Principal Engineer for Materials and Welding, will provide an overview of the ABS Materials Manufacturer Program with a focus on Foundry, Forge, Rolled Bar (Machinery Applications) and Heat Treatment Facilities.
ABS Material Manufacturer Approval can be granted to facilities producing ABS Grade and non-ABS Grade materials. . This webinar will discuss the approval process for casting facilities, foundries, forge shops, and rolled bars used in lieu of forgings for machinery. The approval process for heat treatment facilities will also be covered.
Hemisphere Lead Surveyor - Materials & Equipment
Lesley has been with ABS for more than 10 years and currently serves as Lead Surveyor of Materials & Equipment for the Western Hemisphere. She develops guidance and training for the Western hemisphere survey staff and oversees the correct application and implementation of ABS Rules, Guides and statutory requirements within this region.
Managing Principal Engineer - Welding and NDE
Satya Meruva has been with ABS for 11 years and is a Managing Principal Engineer in Global Engineering for Materials, Welding and Non-Destruction Examination (NDE) team - with engineers in Houston, London, Singapore and Shanghai. His team is responsible for material manufacturer approvals and aspects associated with materials selection, substitution, welding, repairs and NDE.
Strategic Marketing Manager
As Strategic Marketing Manager, Heather Suttle works closely with executive leadership and business development teams to create marketing and communication plans that support strategic initiatives for multiple divisions at ABS.