Howard N. Hubbard Jr.
Howard N. Hubbard, Jr. was Vice President of Marketing and Sales of General Refractories Co. of Philadelphia. After graduating from Carnegie Mellon University with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Mr. Hubbard began his career with United States Steel Corp. at Gary Works in 1956. He progressed through various supervisory positions before becoming Division Superintendent of Steel Producing in 1973. During the latter part of this period he was involved with the start-up of new steelmaking and continuous casting facilities. In 1977 he was appointed General Superintendent of J&L Steel's Aliquippa Works and in 1981 started Amtec, a refractory company in Youngstown, Ohio. When Amtec was purchased by General Refractories of Philadelphia in 1985, he was appointed to VP. Mr. Hubbard was a member of the lron & Steel Society since 1965, served as Chairman of the Steelmaking Division, and was a member of the Division's Executive Committee from 1972-1979. He served on the ISS Board from 1979 to 1981 and was President in 1983. He had the honor of being selected a Distinguished Member of the Society in 1985. Mr. Hubbard served on the AIME Board from 1982 to 1985.