Michael P Royer has been named director of operations for Hamilton Precision Metals, based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA, while J Frank Bologa joins as director of operations for Reading Alloys, Robesonia, Pennsylvania.

 Royer is currently director of operations for Reading Alloys, which he joined nearly 15 years ago and he will be replaced by Bologa, who joins Ametek from GKN Hoeganaes, where he was operations manager – melting. 

Both Hamilton Precision Metals and Reading Alloys are units of Ametek Specialty Metal Products, a producer of metal powders, master alloys, clad metals, specialty wire products, metal strip, engineered shaped components, thermal management products, foil and precision strip and coined products.