Titan Metals
metals

About Us

Titan International, Inc. is a world-class manufacturer and recycler of high-value specialty metal products. For more than 20 years, we have built our reputation on expertise, reliability and service – providing a broad line of quality products and custom solutions based upon our clients' unique requirements.

At Titan, everything centers on achieving expectations at the highest level. Our people are focused. Our products are industry leading. Our relationships are strong. Together this offers clients the best of both worlds – the depth of a large company and breadth of an expansive product mix combined with the dedication to customer service and expedient responsiveness of a small nimble firm.

Our Team

To achieve our client commitment, the Titan technical staff includes some of the finest metallurgists, chemists and engineers in the industry. Our experts work hand-in-hand with clients to provide product consulting, market research and custom material development. They also offer specialized industry consulting to assist institutions and research facilities in the fields of electrochemistry, fine chemicals and more.

Beyond the technical team, at Titan we have a dedicated in-house customer service team who provide quotes, tracking and logistical support. Each member is fully trained in finding unique product configurations and meeting specialty needs required by our customers in the most responsive, courteous and friendly manner.

Christopher V. Devone

Founder, President and C.E.O.

devone@titanintl.com

Chris has guided Titan growth from a small manufacturer's representative, to a specialty metals distributor and importer, to today's multi-faceted, world-class manufacturing company.

Chris has been instrumental in helping lead Titan's commercial and technological advancements. As a dynamic and innovative metals industry professional, Chris is able to uniquely serve Titan's customers and trading partners by providing creative and profitable solutions to their metal materials requirements.

Over many years, Chris has also been instrumental in the evaluation and development of numerous business opportunities outside the scope of Titan, including in the commodities, bioscience and technology sectors.

Prior to his long career in the metals industry, Chris volunteered for a three year tour of duty in the United States Army as a Military Policeman, stationed in Kaiserslautern, Germany. He also attended Rutgers University, focusing on business and engineering. Chris resides in Cinnaminson, New Jersey with his wife of 24 years, Karen, and their three children. Chris is an avid off-shore fisherman, ice hockey player and high school ice hockey coach, as well as an active member of the Elks Club and the Masons. Chris also supports a number of charities, including orphanages.

Donald A. Nogowski, Esq.

Executive Vice President

dnogowski@titanintl.com

Don is an experienced business person, attorney and entrepreneur. Don has served as CEO, CFO and/or COO of several companies in the manufacturing, distribution and technology industries.

Don's unique combination of legal, financial and business management skills enable Don to serve Titan's customers by helping Titan to source, supply and manufacture the highest quality metal products I the industry.

Don is a graduate of St. Joseph's Prep, the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business, and Widener University School of Law. Don is also an attorney licensed to practice in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Don lives in Cinnaminson, NJ, with his wife of 28 year Debbie, and their three children. In his spare time, Don enjoys coaching youth ice hockey, and relaxing on the waters of the Chesapeake Bay.

Jim Brancho

Vice President and Chief Metallurgist

jbrancho@titanintl.com

Jim is a specialty metals industry veteran with a history of sound management and innovative metallurgical problem solving. Jim's experience with proper characterization of metals benefits Titan's product application performance. Jim helps create value through specific expertise in processing pre-alloyed and elemental powders, metal carbides and oxides. Jim obtained the Powder Metallurgy Technologist (PMT) Certification with MPIF and hails the alma mater of the University of Pittsburgh with a  B.S. Metallurgical Engineering degree. Jim also holds an MBA, is customer centric and Quality driven.

William Glycenfer

Vice President

bill@titanintl.com

Bill has been helping Titan grow and prosper for over twenty years now, first as Titan's outside General Counsel for over fifteen years, and then as Titan's Vice President. Bill has at various times managed Titan's Administration, Sales, IT and Operations functions. In recent years, Bill has dedicated a great deal of his time to developing Titan's Metal Recovery Division. Bill's vast experience in international business, legal and regulatory matters has enabled him to make significant contributions to the success of Titan and its customers and trading partners.

Bill is a graduate of Temple University(magna cum laude), and Temple University School of Law. Originally from the Scranton, Pa area, Bill currently resides in Collegeville, PA.

David Kidd

Vice President

dkidd@titanmetalpowders.com

David has a wealth of metal sales experience including minor metals, engineered powders and foundry products. Dave has developed a breadth of knowledge concerning minor and technology metals, with particular expertise in rhenium, Superalloys, and recycling initiatives.

David's business and technical skills enable him to serve Titan's customers by successfully creating and nurturing vibrant and complex business relationships.  David graduated with honors from Colorado State University, earning a B.A. in Economics with a minor in Russian Language. David's International travel experience brings additional depth and perspective to the business.

Steve Miller

Sales Engineer

smiller@titanintl.com

Steve is a Metallurgical and Material Science engineer from Case Western Reserve University. Steve's career has included Product Development, Production, and Technical Sales. The industries served include foundry and steel mill materials, specialty metals, powder metallurgy, thermal spray materials, electronic solder, and brazing with copper as well as high temp Nickel Chrome products. He possesses a strong grasp of influences of chemistry, processing methods, particle size distribution, and impurities on the means to qualify and utilize materials into a wide variety of manufacturing customers. Quality, Integrity, and Service is his mantra.

Alex Iasnikov, PhD.

Director, Titan Metal Recovery Division

aiasnikov@titanintl.com

Dr. Alex Iasnikov has over 20 years of industry experience in the extraction and refining of specialty tech metals, as well as the development, commercialization and international sales of minor and technology metals-based materials and chemicals. Dr. Iasnikov has published numerous scholarly articles in his field, and he is a recognized expert on applications and markets for minor and technology metals and related materials.

Dr. Iasnikov holds a PhD in Chemistry from Urals State University, Ekaterinburg, Russia, an MBA from Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto ON, and a BS in Engineering and Physics from Urals State Technical University, Ekaterinburg, Russia.

Industries Served

Operating from within our 200,000 square foot state-of-the-art production facility located in Pottstown, PA, Titan produces metal finishing products of the highest quality and purity at competitive prices. This includes a wide variety of anodes, metals and chemicals approved for use in the most demanding applications and industries, including aerospace, automotive, energy and defense. With the same attention to detail and skill, Titan International supplies customers with both industry standard and custom metal powders, each with their own unique specifications and technical requirements.

Over the years, we have expanded beyond manufacturing and used our expertise to develop industry-leading and environmentally responsible metal recovery processes. We use advanced equipment and proprietary techniques to recover high-value constituent metals from a variety of scrap sources. Our services come full circle as we provide clients with toll processing to recover scrap and return valuable metals for re-use in production.

Strength of Relationships

At Titan International, we approach each relationship as a long-term partnership opportunity. Our clients include both distributors and end users – each with varying needs for a full range of specialized products. From the initial inquiry and project discussion to product specification, we are committed to meet these requirements consistently and provide on-going technical support.

Titan customers also benefit from our expanded network of global alliances and resources. Since 1990, we have built strong relations with many of the largest manufacturers of anodes, metals and chemicals. These invaluable relationships allow us to bring cost savings and the highest quality products from resources around the world to our customers.

Our partnerships are equally as strong with a wide base of suppliers. At Titan, we conduct extensive research in qualifying suppliers and carefully evaluate the value offered to our customer base. Whether ISO9002-certified or not, every supplier must have lot traceability, consistency planning, corrective action procedures, insurance and accountability.

Supplier relations extend beyond tangible products. Titan's customers benefit from high quality technical expertise through our trusted network of outside technical experts and broad-based testing services as needed.

At Titan it comes down to this ... We strive to service each of our customer's individual needs. Whether it is a highly specialized metal powder for the aerospace industry or simply providing a certificate of analysis, every request is serviced with the highest level of care and on-going commitment.

Chris Devone
President and CEO
Titan International, Inc.