20 March 2014, Burton-Upon-Trent, UK — John Corrigan has been named Vice President of Engineering of Doncasters Group, according to an announcement by Ray Mitchell, Chief Operating Ofﬁcer. Mr. Corrigan assumes responsibility for providing oversight of the engineering teams at our investment casting and superalloys plants.
Mr. Corrigan reports directly to Mr. Mitchell and will work closely with the MDs of the Divisions as well as with Dr Nick Green, Head of the Doncasters Group Technical Centre. Dr Green and his team will continue their critical focus on developing and introducing new technologies.
Prior to joining Doncasters, Mr. Corrigan was with Alcoa Howmet as Head of Engineering for the company.
Mr. Mitchell noted that, “John is widely acknowledged as one of the leading engineering experts in the casting industry. We’re conﬁdent that John‘s exceptional experience and expertise will play an integral role in helping Doncasters, and our customers, gain a greater competitive edge.”
About The Doncasters Group:
The Doncasters Group is a leading international manufacturer of performance and tolerance critical engineering components for a variety of end market applications. Core manufacturing processes include precision casting, forging, fabrication, machining and production of superalloys. Key products include turbine airfoils, rings & casings, structural castings, compressor airfoils, combustion components and fabrications & exhausts for application in gas turbine engines, aerostructures and components for airframe applications, compressor and turbine wheels for the specialty turbocharger market, and ranges of fastenings for construction, industrial, truck, recreational and military markets. The company offers well-developed supply chain integration solutions, delivering complex assemblies and engine-ready components to its customers. Doncasters currently employs approximately 5,000 people in over 20 sites across the UK, Continental Europe, USA, China and Mexico. The Group has institutionalised lean manufacturing and Six Sigma principles throughout its operations.