Gary Spence

at Encore Wire Corporation (Ret.)

Presenter Bio

Gary Spence retired in 2015 as vice president, nonferrous metals, at Encore Wire Corporation, McKinney, Texas, USA. During his 40-year career in the metals industry he was involved in start-up and management activities of three continuous cast copper rod processes including Essex, Contirod, and Southwire SCR, in addition to a conventional cross-country wire bar mill. He has co-authored a number of technical papers and is the co-holder of two U.S. patents. He has served on various committees for ASTM and The Wire Association International, Inc. He is the founder of the Global Continuous Casting Forum, which began in 2011. In 2014 he was a recipient of the Wire & Cable Manufactures Alliance (WCMA) Distinguished Career Award, and in 2010 he was a recipient of the Wire & Cable Technology International (WCTI) Technical Achievement award.

Presenter's Sessions

8:30 am - 9:45 am

Tennessee Ballroom C